MEC Events

Part of the Minerals Education Coalition’s mission is to inform and educate the general public about the importance of mining in their everyday lives. MEC staff and volunteers work in-person events and MEC provides virtual educational materials for online events.

Scheduled MEC EVENTS

MARCH 22-25, 2023

NSTA National Conference on Science Education
Atlanta, GA

MEC staff and local volunteers will distribute educational resources to the attending educators. The first two thousand teachers to visit MEC booth (#1616) will get a free rock box.

JULY 19-23, 2023

2023 National Scout Jamboree

The National Scout Jamboree is a two-week encampment for boys and girls, ages 13-18, in the Scouts BSA program. Held at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in rural West Virginia, where the MEC 2023 exhibit will be themed “Mining in Our Modern World: Journey to the Middle of Your Mobile.”

If you would like MEC to attend a National or Regional event, please contact us at If you would like a local presenter, please find more information here.