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Past CCG Activities in 2017

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June 19-23, 2017: 2017 NSS Convention
Held in Rio Rancho, NM http://nss2017.caves.org/

June 2-4, 2017:  2017 Spring NRO/MAR
This spring meeting of the NRO (Northeastern Regional Organization) and MAR (Mid-Applicaction Region, hosted by the Central Connecticut Grotto and the Philadelphia Grotto at Indian Lookout Country Club in Pattersonville, NY. Along with caving there are hiking trails, biking, and historical attractions nearby. Details at: http://ctcavers.org/NRO-MAR-2017.htm

May 20, 2017 Saturday: Clarksville Cave
Clarksville Cave beginners trip. For info about the cave see Clarksville and a search of the web will bring up photos and videos. The CCG has gear that new cavers can borrow. If interested please email info@ctcavers.org and put "Clarksville" in the subject line. Include your name and phone number in the email.

May 6-7, 2017:  Orientation To Cave Rescue Class - Albany area
The Albany-Schoharie Cave Rescue Team will be hosting an Orientation To Cave Rescue class on May 6-7, 2017. This is an excellent training for area cavers and rescue team members to learn about the special challenges presented when rescuing someone from the cave environment. Further Information and registration form is available here: OCR Info and Registration

April 23-24, 2017:  Orientation To Cave Rescue Class - Clinton, NJ
The New Jersey Initial Response Team will be hosting an Orientation To Cave Rescue class on April 22-23, 2017. This is an excellent training for area cavers and rescue team members to learn about the special challenges presented when rescuing someone from the cave environment. Further Information and registration form is available here: OCR Info and Registration

Feb 26, 2017 Sunday 9 am - noon: Indoor Vertical Practice
We will be holding a vertical practice at Prime Climb in Wallingford, CT. Come practice your rope skills with us at this indoor rock climbing gym. We will have a rappel wall set up for basic ascending/descending, passing a rope pad and getting over a lip, changeovers, etc; there will also be a rebelay course. Learn some new skills or refine what you already know.
The cost to attend the vertical practice is $12-$15. You must be a grotto member to participate. Newcomers are welcome to join CCG when they arrive.
If interested in the vertical practice, you must RSVP by email to info@ctcavers.org with "Vertical Practice" in the subject line. We will email or call you with more info.

Past Meetings

June 13, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
At HRP Associates, 197 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032. See map at HRP and go to the new entrance.  Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For info and program, call Ashley at 860-869-0932, or email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG Meeting" in the subject line.

May 16, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
At HRP Associates, 197 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032. See map at HRP and go to the new entrance.  Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For info and program, call Ashley at 860-869-0932, or email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG Meeting" in the subject line.

April 25, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
At HRP Associates, 197 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032. See map at HRP and go to the new entrance.  Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For info and program, call Ashley at 860-869-0932, or email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG Meeting" in the subject line.

March 28, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
At HRP Associates, 197 Scott Swamp Road, Farmington, CT 06032. See map at HRP and go to the new entrance.  Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For info and program, call 860-674-9570 (days) and ask for Bob Simmons or Ashley at 860-869-0932, or email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG Meeting" in the subject line.

Feb 21, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
This meeting is at a member's home in Manchester, CT. Details are sent to members. Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For directions, email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG meeting" in the subject line and include your name in the email body. For info call Ashley at 860-869-0932.

Jan 17, 2017 Tuesday 7 pm: Monthly Grotto Meeting
This meeting is at a member's home in Willington, CT. Details are sent to members. Non-member cavers and future cavers are welcome. For directions, email  info@ctcavers.org with "CCG meeting" in the subject line and include your name in the email body. For info call Ashley at 860-869-0932.

Past CCG Activities in 2018

Note: This is an edited version of the original website content. Some content (such as location details) is deleted to save space and most contact info has been replaced with "<snip>".

Past Meetings