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Who can join the CCG?

Membership in the CCG is open to any individual or organization that supports the purposes of the National Speleological Society (NSS) and its Cave Conservation Policy, and acts in the best interest of the NSS and the CCG.

Connecticut residency is not required. In 2014 about 30% of CCG members live out of state.


Membership Form

You can choose from an online form and a printed form. Both have the option of paying using Paypal.


  • An online form, usable in your computer or phone: Online Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form.  If you are under 18 years of age, please use the below Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form.pdf

  • A PDF form that can be printed, filled out, and mailed with your dues:  Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form.pdf .

    If paying by Paypal you can use the online membership form, or the printed PDF memberhip form. Note that you can scan and email the PDF form to

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    CCG members enjoy these bonuses

    • Find out about caving events  -  and find out sooner!
      Become a CCG member and receive emailed announcements of all CCG activities before they are posted, including those that are not posted.
    • Easily contact local cavers - caving related of course.
      The CCG maintains an email list. Members may use this list to send caving related email to other members, such as trip announcements, meeting planning, and an occasional commentary. If you are a CCG member and believe you are not receiving CCG member email, please contact the Membership Chair, from the email address that you want to use.
    • Find other cavers to go caving with - rideshare and save gas.
      A membership list is available in electronic form to current members, email and include "CCG" as part of the subject line.
    • Find previously unexplored passage, gain worldwide fame.
      This part is up to you, but by participating in many trips and assisting in current explorations, you may be find yourself on the crew of the next big discovery.
    • Be the first to get the CCG Publication "Underground movement"

    CCG Privacy Policy

    CCG membership information is used solely by the CCG to maintain our private mailing lists and member list. Basic information is made available to other members for the purpose of contacting member directly when caving related. We will not provide any of our members' information to other companies and/or organizations, with the exception of the NSS. Their policy is at the bottom of