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Monthly Meetings

ODA meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month.  As the weather improves we will be holding some of our meetings at a location that will allow us to detect as a group. Please contact us before attending.

Members are encouraged to bring their best finds since the previous meeting. All members are eligible to enter their best find in four categories, Best Coin, Best Token, Best Jewelry and Best Other. Silver coins will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each category.


(ODA meeting includes)
- Finds of the month
- Prizes
- ODA Business
- Food
- More

Contact us for more information about attending and or membership opportunities. 


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Times and dates subject to change base on location availability. 

For more information about attending please send an email to:


March 1, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Topic: How well do you ID targets
•Meeting at Stone House Tavern, Waynesville

April 5, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Topic: How well do you ID targets
•Meeting at Camp Lebanon

May 3, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Big Spring Hunt

(Free - members only silver hunt)

•Meeting at Camp Lebanon

June 7, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Metal Detecting scavenger hunt
•Meeting at Armco Park

July 5, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Topic: TBD
•Metal Detecting at the park
•Meeting location: Hisey Park

August 2, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•ODA Metal Detecting Show

(Buy, Sell, Swap - Show & Tell) Bring a buddy 

•Metal Detecting clean up hunt
•Meeting at Camp Lebanon

September 6, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Topic: Discuss the upcoming Big Fall Hunt
•Metal detecting time
•Meeting at Camp Lebanon

October 4, 2023 (Meeting) (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Discuss the upcoming Big Fall Hunt
•Meeting at Camp Lebanon

October 14 or 21st (Big Fall Hunt)

•Location: Camp Lebanon
•More information to come

November 1, 2023 (No meeting)

December 6, 2023 (6pm to 9:00pm)

•Christmas Party – Location to be determined
•Christmas Ornament / Decoration Contest
•Winners for Treasure hunt and Finds of the Year
•Recognize Community Service Awards