District of Columbia Grotto
of the
National Speleological Society
... exploration, study, and conservation of caves.
Organized DC-area caving since 1939.
Normally, meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month.
But, meeting venues are currently closed due to COVID-19.
Upcoming Events:

Sunday, January 16: Grotto Social Meeting at Denizen's Brewery in Silver Spring, MD. Meeting CANCELLED due to weather!

January 22: Beginner-level cave trip. This will be a day trip Carnegie Cave near Shippensburg, PA. Click here for more information.

February 20: DC Grotto Virtial (Zoom) General Meeting. Informal chatter starts at 7 PM and the presentation starts a t 7:30. Click here for more information and the Zoom link. [An Executive Committee meeting will follow the General Meeting].

February 26: Cave Trip to Silers Cave. This will be a day trip to Silers Cave, located near Martinsburg, WV. Click here for more information.


June 13-17: 2022 NSS Convention in Rapid City, South Dakota. See the convention website at https://nss2022.caves.org/.


Summer: 2023 NSS Convention in Elkins, WV.

( Seldom used and archived links have been moved: HERE. )

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This page last updated or verified on January 15, 2022