Information on caving events, including Society sponsored events such as the annual convention and the National Cave Management Symposium, and events sponsored by regional or other organizations. If you have an event that you would like listed on this page, email the information to firstname.lastname@example.orgTo add an event to the Google Calendar, email it to email@example.com
USA 2015 Events
USA 2016 Events
USA 2015 Events
USA 2016 Events
- January 23-25 - Winter Adventure Weekend - Carter Caves State Resort Park, Olive Hill, KY. Activities and workshops for anyone interested in the outdoors. Great novice caving opportunities. More info at winteradventureweekend.com.
- February 27 - March 1 - Florida Cave Cavort - To be held in Williston, hosted by the River City Grotto. So come on down for a weekend of Florida caving, music, cavorting, meeting old friends, and making new ones. For more information and registration, see the Cavort website.
- March 7 - Spring Board of Governors Meeting - Held at the Edwards Aquifer Authority, 900 E. Quincy Street, San Antonio, TX. All members are invited. Contact Geary Schindel for more info, activities, and lodging.
- April 24-26 - Spring VAR - Hosted by BATS at The Caverns at Natural Bridge. Conservation work in the cave is planned, and reduced rate tours will be available for those who don't work. More info will follow on the new VAR website.
- April 24-26 - Spring MVOR - Hanson Hills Campground, Kingdom City MO. For details contact Kris Niccolussi. Campground info can be found at www.hansonhillscampground.com.
- May 8-10 - SERA Cave Carnival - Hosted by East Tennessee Grotto at East Fork Stables in Jamestown, TN. Visit the SERA web site for details.
- May 15-17 - NRO Spring Meet - In the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, 2458 Hancock Rd, Williamstown. Guidebook; led caving trips; t-shirts. Breakfast and dinner served. More info on Facebook.
- May 22-25 - Kentucky Speleofest - Loin the Louisville Grotto as they host Speleofest 2015 at the Lonestar Preserve in Bonnieville Ky. Check out all the fun at louisville.caves.org and Facebook!
- June 26-28 - Karst-O-Rama - Held at the Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve, Rockcastle Co, KY. For more information, go to karstorama.com or contact James Clements.
- July 13-17 - NSS Convention - "A Hitchhiker's Guide to Missouri Caving," Waynesville, Missouri, Check out the web site!
- August 7-9 - Indiana Cave Capers - Presented by the Central Indiana Grotto, the 62nd ICC will be held at the Lawrence County Recreation Park. Friday night campground party; led trips, rope practice, vendor, keynote speaker. More info at cavecapers.com, or contact Ron Adams at 317-490-7727.
- August 7-9 - 5th Annual AGCT - The All Grrs Cave Trip is a co-ed event that celebrates women in caving. It is sponsored by EWLS - Extraordinary Women Leaders in Speleology. This year it is in Trout Lake, WA and some of the best caves will be visited! Visit the website for more information: http://www.ewls.org/register-to-attend.html
- September 3-7 - Old Timers' Reunion - Dailey, WV. See otr.org for more info.
- September 4-7 - Sewanee Mountain Cave Fest - No registration, just bring an auction item and a dish for the potluck dinner! Camping is just $5 for the weekend. Led cave trips, bat float to Nickajack, bath house, hot tub and sauna. Keep up with the event on Facebook. Questions -- ask Kelly Smallwood.
- September 4-7 - Rocky Mountain Regional/Black Hills Caver Classic - Register here!
- September 26 - Tennessee Cave Survey Fall Business Meeting - See the TCS Facebook page for more info. To present, or add to the agenda, contact Chuck Sutherland.
- October 8-11 - TAG Fall Cave-In -- Little River, Lookout Mtn, TN. More info at tagfallcavein.org.
- October 19-23 - 21st Annual National Cave and Karst Management Symposium (NCKMS), Cave City Convention Center, Cave City, Kentucky. A 5-day, technical conference specifically designed for cave and karst professionals and enthusiasts. For more information see symposium website www.caves-research.org/NCKMS2015 or contact Pat Kambesis.
- July 17-23, 2016 - NSS Convention - Ely, NV. For info, contact Matt Bowers, or see www.facebook.com/nss75th.
- June 15-20, 2015 - 23rd International Karstological School "Classical Karst" - Held in Postojna, Slovenia, the school will also be the venue for celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the International Union of Speleology – UIS. Registration begins here on 15 December 2014. For more info, contact George Veni.