Geologic Times Corporation
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GTC Mission Statement: "To proudly provide fun & educational programs, products, and experiences all with the goal of inspiring "kids of all ages" to explore and learn more about the sciences"
Geologic Times corporation
D.B.A. GTC Rock Shop & Mobile Mining Experience

welcome to the Geologic Times corporation website

For over a decade now, Geologic Times Corporation (based in Ijamsville, MD) and its D.B.A.s GTC Rock Shop & Mobile Mining Experience have been proudly providing fun & educational geosciences related programs, products, and experiences all with a single goal in mind: inspiring "kids of all ages" in the sciences. This has never been, and will never be a profit driven endeavor. Every program and activity we offer involves hands-on learning experiences with educational elements specifically designed to be so engaging and entertaining that few students even realize they are learning things. It is our belief that one of the most successful ways to teach anything is to make it fun and the results speak for themselves!

As an educational company, the success of our efforts sadly can never be measured by dollars earned, in large part because it often costs far more to run our educational programs than we could possibly charge for them. Instead, our success is based on achieving our mission plan of inspiring “kids of all ages” in the sciences, not dollars earned. For me and my entire staff, our greatest reward is knowing our hard work and efforts are making a difference, and that is something we could not be prouder of. To make our educational efforts possible, we most rely on our retail division and outside support

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GTC Covid-19 response:

Our operations have resumed in a controlled / limited manor in an effort to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to best protect our staff, our families, and our customers.  Please check back for updates and ways you can help us!

The financial effects of the temporary closure of our retail store, the suspension of all of our operations, and the cancellations educational programs and retail shows has been devastating. We always need your help and support, but right now, we need that help and support more than ever. Please click on the the button below to learn how you can help.

 GTC Fun & Educational Programs & Activities

Geology and geode cracking programs & activities

We offer several different geology / geode cracking programs that are perfect for STEM & STEAM. And yes, they do "ROCK" and are clearly what they are "CRACKED UP" to be.

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gem & fossil mining
programs & activities

Nothing beats the pure joy of hands-on discovery! Experience the fun and excitement of mining for real gemstones, minerals, fossils, and other treasures.

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Even more great
programs & activities

Click the link button below to learn more about all the fun & educational programs and activities we offer now and are working on for the future.

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learn about our locations

Lear about our GTC Rock Shop at Francis Scott Key Mall Frederick, our new on-line store, our seasonal location within Clark's Elioak Farm in Ellicott City, and more.