Calendar of Events

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Learning to Sketch 📷 Tiffany Nardico
Learning to Sketch 📷 Tiffany Nardico

21st International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology

Pre-Symposium caving 10 - 13 April for exploration, survey, photography and science. Sessions 15 & 16 April. Field Trips 17 - 19 April Questions: contact Aaron addison at addison…

Spring 2024 MVOR

Buckhorn MO USA Shriner Campground Buckhorn, MO, United States

The 2024 Spring MVOR will be on Earth Day weekend, at the Shrine Campground near Buckhorn, MO.

Spring VAR

East Fork Campground, Durbin, WV Durbin, WV, United States

Spring VAR is hosted by DC Grotto the weekend of May 3-5, 2024. Contact Donnie Hammond for info. <>

2024 Spring NRO

Thompson's Lake Campground 68 Thompsons Lake Road, East Berne, NY, United States

The 2024 Northeast Region's Regional event will be held May 17th - 19th at Thompson's Lake Campground in Thacher State Park in East Berne, New York.


2024 Spring MAR Field Meet

McClure Bean Soup Festival & Fairgounds / Cold Springs Grove 7 East Ohio Street, McClure, PA, United States

Nestled in the ridge and valleys of Central PA, ​Bald Eagle Grotto is happy to be your host this year for the 2024 Spring MAR Field Meet being held at…


Speleofest 2024

Lone Star Preserve 2640 Falling Springs Church Road, Bonnieville, KY, United States

This years theme is Oh the places you'll cave!!  Speleofest Website Speleofest is an annual caving, hiking, kayaking festival in Kentucky that takes place on Memorial Day Weekend.  With guided…


Cave Week 2024

More than 20 U.S. parks, several Parks Canada sites and NASA are participating in Cave Week via social media posts, cave tours, exhibits, school events, web pages and much more.…


Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve Mount Vernon, KY, United States

Karst-O-Rama (KOR) is the annual caving convention hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Grotto (GCG). Pre-registration for Karst-O-Rama 2024 will re-open in the Spring of 2024! Yoga in the dome on…

2024 NSS Convention

St. Andrews-Sewanee School 290 Quintard Rd, Sewanee, United States

The 2024 NSS Convention will be held in Sewanee, TN. Learn more below!   2024 Convention Page  

60th Annual WSS Hodag Hunt

Prairie Island Campground 1120 Prairie Island Road, Winona, WI, United States

The 60th Annual Wisconsin Speleological Society sponsored Hodag Hunt will be based at the Prairie Island Campground on the Mississippi River at Winona, Minnesota. The ex-commercial Hiawatha Caverns near Witoka,…

Western Regional 2024

Cougar RV Park 16730 Lewis River Rd, Cougar, WA, United States

The event will take place in the Gifford Pinchot national forest near Mt St Helen’s, on its southern slopes. The area is only 1 hour away from Portland, Oregon and…