WELCOME to Quarry Quest Thank you for participating in one of the most fun and popular family events in Wisconsin! Today's event provides an opportunity to educate attendees about the mining and construction industries, all while raising money for children’s charities throughout the community and the Quarry Quest Environmental Education Fund.
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Assumption of Risk and Release - Please Read Carefully! By participating in Quarry Quest, you agree to these terms and to waive and release significant legal rights.
children participate safely as well. We assume all risk of injury to ourselves or our minor children.
As participants in Quarry Quest (including our minor children), we understand that Quarry Quest occurs at an active stone quarry. We understand that the activities we will participate in involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury or death and we promise to participate in a safe manner and to ensure that our minor
By participating in the activities at Quarry Quest, we hereby release Michels Corporation, and its officers, directors, employees, administrators, volunteers, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, predecessors, successors, and insurers (“Releasees”) from any and all claims, known or unknown, present or future, for injury, death,
or damage to ourselves or our minor children that arise from or relate to our participation in the activities at Quarry Quest regardless of cause, including without limitation all claims caused by the acts or omissions of Releasees or the condition of the property, improvements, or equipment at the site of Quarry Quest. Children 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to be admitted.
Follow along & color as Shelton gets ready for an adventure.
ADVENTURE FREE! SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE Lamers Bus Lines Drop off entrance and pick up exit.
Airgas USA, LLC & ITW (Miller/Hobart) Pick up a backpack, flashlight and learn about safety before entering the quarry.
Town of Neenah Fire Department Located in the upper and lower quarry.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
THE PIT STOP
Pit-Stop Event Services and Luedtke Lumber These baby changing stations are for families on the go located throughout the upper and lower quarries!
Schmalz Custom Landscaping Take a break and munch on some popcorn alongside our restful oasis!
Don’t miss the food and beverage tents around lunch time! Main food, pizza and snack/beverage tents in the upper and lower quarries.
JK Rentals Inc., Carew Golf Cars, A-1 Moving and Storage, Express Convenience Stores, Weston Imaging Group, 96.1 TCX/ Sunny 97.7, Warning Lites of Appleton These gigantic sandboxes are for kids 3 and under!
LOST & FOUND FOR KIDS, PARENTS & ITEMS
Town of Neenah Fire Department Located near the fire truck display in the lower quarry.
FABCO Equipment, Inc. and Bella’s Custom Design Inc. Purchase cool Quarry Quest T’s and toys in the Marketplace.
If you need additional cash, visit the cash stations at the lower quarry food area and the upper quarry Marketplace.
Porta Potties located throughout the upper and lower quarries.
VOLUNTEER HEADQUARTERS Schenck SC
QUARRY QUEST ADVENTURE KEY 1 Sculptured In Sand
19 Fossil Finds
2 Diggin', Dumpin' an' Liftin'
20 Lime Time
3 Cool Cranes
21 What's Next?
4 Face Painting ✲
22 Carpentry Shop
5 Treasure Trek
23 Jr. Fossil Finds
6 Fest Quest
24 Stone Ground
7 Jammin' for Gems
25 Geology Square
8 National Guard Display
26 Pebble Picking
9 Diggin’, Dumpin’ an’ Liftin’
27 Art Still Rocks
10 Stones in the Field
28 Native American Tools
11 The Circle of Asphalt
29 Jr. Jumpin' Jeeps
12 Brick Laying 101
30 Jumpin' Jeeps
13 Cooking up a City
31 A Stone's Throw
14 Bottom Up!
32 Jr. Stone's Throw
15 Diamond Dig ✲
33 Rock of Ages
16 Face Painting
34 Diggin', Dumpin' an' Liftin'
17 Hooped on Safety
18 Shake, Rattle & Roll
New for 2013! ✲ This activity will cost extra.
35 Great Gravel
39 The Gold Exchange
36 Fore! ✲
40 Jewelry Jamboree
37 From Roads to Rides
41 Earthworks On Tour
38 Prospecting for Fool's Gold
42 Drop-A-Line ✲
L Lost & Found
O Oasis Park
IN CASE OF SEVERE WEATHER
Please move to the lower quarry. Quarry Quest, at its discretion, may shut down certain rides due to weather or unforeseen conditions.
SHAWANO SKI SHARKS
Ski show only availaable to those on the Earthworks On Tour rides. No walk-ins.
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MAP KEY Walk-In Entrance
First AidDrop Off Shule
Exit / Shule Shule Pick Up Bus Pick Up
Upper to Lower uarry Ramps Quarry
Shule First AidBus Drop Off
PIT STOP BABY CHANGING AREAS are now portable, spaced throughout quarry.
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WALK IN Entrance Only
ATM /Station Cash Stations Cash
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❻ FEST QUEST
Festival Foods Spin to win Festival gift cards and other great prizes, or shop ‘til you drop as you ride a giant shopping cart.
❼ JAMMIN’ FOR GEMS
Stellar Blue Web Design LLC Go on a treasure hunt to find various colored gemstones.
❽ NATIONAL GUARD DISPLAY ❶ SCULPTURED IN SAND
Michels Corporation Be a part of the fun! Watch organizations building sand castles for their favorite charities.
❷•❾•㉞ DIGGIN’, DUMPIN’ AN’ LIFTIN’
Miron Construction Co., Inc.; FABCO Equipment, Inc.; Michels Materials & Local 139 This is what you came for—a chance to work the controls of a giant backhoe or loader with an experienced operator or ride above the quarry in a boom lift.
❸ COOL CRANES
Miron Construction Co., Inc. Take the controls of a giant crane for some exciting equipment action.
❹ • ⓰ FACE PAINTING ✲
Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha Stop by to have your face painted!
❺ TREASURE TREK
Mi-Tech Test your skills and your smartphone by finding hidden lego clues pieces to build a surprise in this fun geocaching challenge.
Army National Guard Come see various military vehicles and partake in interactive activities and simulations.
❿ STONES IN THE FIELD
Anderson Bros. & Johnson Aggregates aren't just for construction. They play an important role in many athletic and recreational activities, too.
⓫ THE CIRCLE OF ASPHALT
Northeast Asphalt, Inc. Race against your friends on the asphalt speedway! Hop on a Big Wheel and speed around the smooth asphalt track. Big Wheel's will be raffled off at the end of the event. (Ages 2-6)
⓬ BRICK LAYING 101
Associated General Contractors of WI The original Legos! Construct a wall with brick and mortar.
⓭ COOKING UP A CITY
LYCON, Inc. Attend cooking class and learn how to make your own concrete.
⓮ BOTTOM UP!
Miller Electric Mfg, Co. Have you ever wondered what the inside of a road looks like? Make your own mini-Hwy to take home with you.
⓯ DIAMOND DIG! ✲
Krieger Jewelers The ultimate sand box for grown-ups! This year is a chance to win a diamond ring valued at $10,000. All proceeds will be donated to Maya First. (Must be 18 years or older. Drawings at 3:00 pm. Need not be present to win.)
⓱ HOOPED ON SAFETY
Wisconsin Energy Foundation Some things should be left buried! "Call before you dig" and learn the safe process of installing utility lines.
⓲ SHAKE, RATTLE & ROLL
The Building For Kids Children's Museum Listen to music, dance on a stage and use a screen to separate crushed stone into products and then deliver your hand-made creations to actual uses.
⓳ FOSSIL FINDS
JETA Corporation Search for seashells that once flourished in an ancient ocean. (7 and older)
⓴ LIME TIME
Graymont Explore the many uses of lime.
㉑ WHAT'S NEXT?
East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission and Fond du Lac County What happens to a quarry after it has been depleted of it's resource? Get a better understanding of Wisconsin's statewide reclamation program and the many redevelopment uses.
㉒ CARPENTRY SHOP
Miron Construction Co., Inc. A chance for children to work in their own carpentry shop. They will have the opportunity to build benches and picknic tables that will be donated to local charities.
㉓ JR. FOSSIL FINDS
American State Equipment Company Search for pre-historic eggs and crack one open! Then, use your imagination to create a painting or rubbing of a dinosaur to take home (6 and younger).
㉔ STONE GROUND
Great Harvest Bread Company Stones have been used as tools for thousands of years. Learn how some people still use them for grinding grain.
㉕ GEOLOGY SQUARE
Weis Earth Science Museum Learn about the rocks at the quarry and how they were formed from a real geologist! Teachers can pick up their kits “Rocks that Build Wisconsin”.
㉖ PEBBLE PICKING
UW Fox Valley Dig through the pile and make your own rock collection. The pebbles in the pile are from throughout Wisconsin. Can you figure out which part of Wisconsin each pebble might come from? Boy Scouts get a start on your geology badge.
㉗ ART STILL ROCKS
Grand Machine Get transported back to pre-historic days when rock was used to create art. Experience how artists have used rock as a medium for creativity throughout time. Challenge your own creativity as you draw and stack rocks.
㉘ NATIVE AMERICAN TOOLS The Post-Crescent Travel back in time to learn how Native Americans turned rock into arrowheads.
New for 2013! ✲ This activity will cost extra.
COMPLIMENTARY BACKPACKS SUPPLIED BY AIRGAS
COMPLIMENTARY FLASHLIGHTS SUPPLIED BY JJ KELLER
Kolosso Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram While standing in line for Jumpin' Jeeps, kids can take a detour and test their driving skills in mini Jeeps. (2 - 6 yrs and max weight is 65 pounds)
㉚ JUMPIN’ JEEPS
Kolosso Chrysler/Jeep/Dodge/Ram It’s not your average child’s play! Blaze through the trail for an off-road adventure in a Jeep!
㉛ A STONE’S THROW
㉙ JR. JUMPIN’ JEEPS
Riesterer and Schnell Check your aim when you use an over-sized slingshot in this action-packed activity! (7 and older)
㉜ JR. STONE’S THROW
Pro-Video Check your aim when you pitch pebbles in the action-packed activity. (6 and younger)
㉝ ROCK OF AGES
Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey From explosive volcanoes, to tropical seas and glaciers; learn about the big events in Wisconsin's geologic past by using geologists' tools to collect observations from rocks, minerals and fossils and learn about their importance in constructing Wisconsin's buildings and roads. This activity includes the opportunity to get close to a real working drill rig and examine rock core samples taken from beneath the Bencarrie quarry.
㉟ GREAT GRAVEL
Spancrete Learn the difference between gravel pits and quarries. Then make your own “pebble pet” out of rocks rounded by glacial meltwater.
㊱ FORE! ✲
Michels Stone Launch a golf ball into one of the quarry ponds for charity! All proceeds will be donated to Big Brothers/ Big Sisters of FDL ($1 per ball, $5 per 6 balls, $10 per 12 balls, $20 per 24 balls)
㊲ FROM ROADS TO RIDES
Mashuda Contractors, Inc. Explore and experiment with magnets as you discover how old roads are recycled into shiny, new products, including some that ride on the very roads they were made from.
㊳ PROSPECTING FOR FOOL’S GOLD
Community First Credit Union Be a miner for a day as you sift through sand to find golden nuggets of pyrite. 20
㊴ THE GOLD EXCHANGE
Community First Credit Union Weigh your pyrite (fool’s gold) to find out how much it would be worth if it was real gold!
㊵ JEWELRY JAMBOREE
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. Make your own jewelry with these sparkling “stony gems.”
㊶ EARTHWORKS ON TOUR Michels Materials and FABCO Equipment, Inc. Climb aboard a massive haul truck to see the full cycle of extraction at the quarry. At the end of the tour you will get a chance to see a ski show by the Shawano Ski Sharks.
㊷ DROP-A-LINE ✲
Fast Signs Try your luck fishing in our catch and release pond for charity. ($1 for 10 min.)
✲ This activity will cost extra. Photography Provided By Phil Weston, Weston Imaging Group
FIND HELP ďƒŞ WRIST BANDS Available at entrance gates. Parents: write contact information on them in the event your child wanders off. LOST & FOUND FOR KIDS, PARENTS & ITEMS Located by the Fire Trucks in the Lower Quarry NEED ASSISTANCE Quarry Quest Committee Members will be wearing orange shirts. They will be located throughout the quarry and possibly driving four-wheelers.
Help the gang dodge equipment to get to the eating area!
SAFETY IS IMPORTANT! CIRCLE WHAT SHELTON AND ROCKSY SHOULD WEAR TO KEEP SAFE!
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CONTRIBUTING SPONSORS DIAMOND
A-1 Moving & Storage
Airgas USA, LLC & ITW (Miller/Hobart)
Great Harvest Bread Company
Bella's Custom Design Inc.
Community First Credit Union Culver's of Neenah FABCO Rents J. J. Keller Foundation, Inc.
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Co. LYCON, Inc. Mashuda Contractors, Inc
East Central Regional Planning Commission
Drexel Building Supplies
Edward H. Wolf & Sons, Inc.
Express Convenience Stores Fond du Lac County Good Humor Ice Cream Hillshire Meats Miller Electric Mfg. Co.
Mi-Tech Services Inc.
JK Rentals, Inc.
Kolosso Chrysler/ Jeep/Dodge/Ram
Northeast Asphalt, Inc.
Ritzenthaler Archaeological Society
Krieger Jewelers Lamers Bus Lines Lincloln Contractors Supply
Pit-Stop Event Services Ryder Truck Rental Schenk SC Shawano Ski Sharks
Weston Imaging Group
General Cable Graymont Guenther Supply Inc. Hilker Trucking J.F. Ahern Co. Lakeview Credit Union Levenhagen Oil/ Neenah Standard Luedtke Lumber McMahon Modern Cash Systems Northstar Dental Group
Pro-Video & Film, Inc.
5Alarm Fire and Safety Equipment, LLC
OCS , Outagamie Co-op Services, Inc.
Riesterer and Schnell
The Building for Kids Children's Museum
Advance Weighing Systems, Inc
UW Fox Valley
Warning Lites of Appleton, Inc.
Alaark Tooling & Automation, Inc
American National Bank Fox Cities
Schmalz Custom Landscaping Stevi B's Team Winnebagoland
MARBLE 96-ITCX/Sunny 97.7 AGC of Wisconsin American State Equipment, CO. Inc. American Transmission Company
Weis Earth Science Museum Westphal's Group Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
Applied Industrial Technologies Aramark Arctic Glacier Ice Badger Scale
Bemis Company Foundation
Boy Scouts (Bay-Lakes Council)
Bubrick's Complete Office
Bridgewood Resort Hotel and Conference Center
Clean Water Center
Card Concepts Merchant Services
Cooks Construction of Brownsville, Inc
Cedar Crest Ice Cream
Anderson Bros. & Johnson Best Friends Carew Golf Cars FASTSIGNS
Pomp's Tire Service Quality Truck Care Center Roehrborn Meats SCA Tissue Shopko Sun Source Hydraulic Service & Repair Synergy Environmental Lab, Inc. Vorpahl Fire & Safety Winnebagoland Insurance Agency, Inc. Zaug's New for 2013! Sponsor list up to date as of printing (8/29/13).
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Published on Aug 30, 2013