Somewhere in the mountains of southwestern Maine in Oxford county, there exists a ''mother lode'' of gold beyond the wildest dreams of any prospector. Pure conjecture? Not at all, that statement is based on solid fact and research. There is very definitely gold in "Them Thar Hills" and we're going to find some. Join Us and Look for Maine's Swift River Gold. Sunken Treasure will be offering it's Gold Prospecting Awareness course on the Swift River in Maine from 8/15 - 8/17. The intent of this PADI Specialty course is to serve as a safe and supervised introduction to diving for gold and to familiarize you with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, hazards, conservation, positive landowner relations and enjoyment of Gold Prospecting. We'll teach you how to from panning to dredging.
Trip Includes: indoor and outdoor classroom work in PA & ME, learning how to pan, use of a sluice box and how to operate a dredge & hookah system, 2 nights at the local campground in ME, breakfast on Saturday & Sunday, lunch on Friday & Saturday and use of all prospecting equipment. Travel expenses are shared along with all gold found. A non-refundable $100.00 deposit holds your spot. Balance must be paid by June 30th. (hotel & camping is based on double occupancy) Cost: $469