Don't go it alone!
Join the NSS and get connected to the largest group of cavers in the world. The thousands of NSS members are the heart of the organization. Whether you are looking to start caving for the first time or have been underground for years, you belong!
With thousands of members worldwide, being a part of the NSS means being connected to cavers everywhere. There is no better way to get access to trips, training, and fellowship. But the NSS also offers the following benefits:
NSS Bookstore discounts
Discount on your first Convention
Connect with Cavers through the Membership Directory
Access to NSS Cave Preserves
Free Camping at HQ
Access to the NSS library
Join the NSS and get access to events, publications, gear, training, and more.
Under 26 years old? The NSS offers a discounted membership for $20/year. Introductory members received digital access to the NSS News but do not have the option to receive print copies.
Organizations can join the NSS too! Institutional membership grants all the same membership benefits as regular membership save for the ability to hold leadership positions.
For a one time payment, Life Members get access to normal member benefits for life.
Conservation Life Member
Conservation life members get all the benefits of Life Members but also make an additional donation to support cave conservation.
An existing member can sign up their household for a family membership. Family members get one copy of publications for the entire household.