Contact Information:
 Postal address:
Central Valley Prospectors
PO Box 25851
Fresno, CA 93729
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General Information:


  • At the December meeting  Don't forget to bring in pet food and pet supplies to be given to a deserving animal shelter
  • December is the meeting for us to bring in deserts to share with the group.

Date:         March 24 to March 25, 2018

Location:   Fresno County Fairgrounds, Fresno, California

Event:       Central Valley Prospectors Gold Prospecting Show

Sponsor    Central Valley Prospectors


Phone:      CVP President Mark White:   (559) 707-3352
Event Flyer:       Request Gold Show Flyer or Vendor booth inquiry:
Event Description:     Held at Industry Commerce Building at the Fresno County Fairgrounds, Fresno, California.

HOURS OPEN: Saturday 10 - 5 Sunday 10 - 4.  Daily Raffles, Demonstrations, and Activities

ADMISSION: $5 admission, kids 12 yrs and under free.  Free Parking.

Lean how to operate or buy Gold Prospecting Equipment, Metal Detectors, Minerals, Gold Nuggets, Jewelry, Etc.

Board Meetings:

McCoy's Cafe

625 South Clovis Ave

Fresno, CA  93727

Time:  6:00 PM

When:  Every SECOND Wednesday

General Meetings:
River Bluff Elementary School
6150 W. Palo Alto Ave. Fresno, CA 93722
TIME: 6:30 PM
WHEN: Every THIRD Tuesday (Except during pre-scheduled school activities, or during July - when school is closed)

Central Valley Prospectors


  • Be punctual you’ve had a month to plan
  • Be participative and not stump on a log
  • Be respectful … nobody is getting paid
  • No side conversations … hearing is tough already
  • Listen carefully and take notes … it’s been known to work
  • No cheap shots … good ideas can come from anywhere
  • Volunteer because someone has to do it
  • If you have a problem … have a solution   
  •  If the decision is not perfect … can you live with it




Central Valley Prospectors is an Official Chapter of GPAA. You do not need to be a member of GPAA to join CVP and we charge no dues. We are a non-profit (501-c-3) small mining and prospecting club. CVP is dedicated to providing education and increased public awareness of prospecting and mining, as well as lots of fun. We own our own claims and provide outside programs for various groups. We welcome all ages, including families with children.

This is the link for Ezra's Radio Production our Club interview on Valley Public radio:

Dave Efseaff was on the KMPH 26 news Tuesday, January 10, 2017  Click here to watch the news clip

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