Young Collectors Corner Workshop for Children

Are you interested in collecting coins, currency, or learning about money? Are you a Scout looking to earn your Coin Collecting Merit Badge or Fun With Money Patch? Young people between the ages of 5 and 17 are invited to learn about the fun hobby of coin collecting!

Join us for our Young Collectors Corner Program at the ANA's National Money Show® in Colorado Springs. We will explore the wonderful world of coin collecting at its most basic levels. The program will cover hobby information such as:

What is money?

Coin identification, including the parts of a coin and banknotes.

How coins and banknotes are made.

Collecting basics, including ways to collect, storage and grading.

Various ANA programs available to Young Numismatists.

Requirements necessary for Scouts to earn a CCMB or FWM Patch*

Time/Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024, from 9am to around noon. (Check in is at 8:30am.)

Where: The Broadmoor, Ballroom E; 1 Lake Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Cost: FREE to attend, and children will earn several prizes, including coins, paper money, a Red Book** and more!

Pre-Registration is strongly encouraged. Please register by Friday, March 1, 2024, as space is limited. 

Contact Larry Fischer at (719) 373-2022 or at fischer_larry@msn.com.


Download / Print Registration Form

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*All Scouts and Scout Leaders are encouraged to wear their uniforms, but it is not required. Be sure to bring your Blue Cards to get signed! The instructor(s) on hand have fulfilled the Scouts Youth Protection Training requirements. FWM Patches will be available for Girl Scouts.

**Red Books provided courtesy of Whitman Publishing; limit one per family.