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 15: Grotto Social Meeting at a new location, the Quarry House in Silver Spring, MD. Click here for more information.

Saturday, January 21: Day trip to Black Coffey Caverns in Pennsylvania. Click here for more information.

Sunday, February 19: Regular Grotto Meeting on Zoom. Click here for more information.

Saturday, February 25: Day trip to Silers Cave in the Eastern Panhanle of West Virginia. Click here for more information.

June 26-30: 2023 NSS Convention in Elkins, West Virginia. Check the Convention's website at nss2023.caves.org for more information.

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

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2022 - DC Grotto

This page last updated or verified on January 4, 2023