The Central Maryland GPAA was established in 2012 as an official chapter of the Gold Prospectors Association of America and is operated by Central Maryland Gold Prospectors, Inc., a non-profit, non stock, 501(c)(3) corporation.
The Central Maryland GPAA is dedicated to providing environmental education in the area of recreational gold prospecting and mineral collection by providing hands on activities and educational outings for the general public and organizations.
Our vision is to give prospectors, rockhounds and mineral enthusiasts a place to gather and share their experiences while educating others about the importance of mineral extraction, prospecting and ethical collection methods.
Our mission is to educate, inform and inspire the general public about recreational gold prospecting and mineral collection in our area and around the globe.
The Gold Prospectors Association of America is the largest gold prospecting organization in the world! Join us and start finding gold today!