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:

Sept. 30 - Oct. 2: Weekend caving trip to Hamilton and Trout Caves in Pendleton County, WV. Click here for more information.

Sunday, October 16: DC Grotto General Meeting. This will be a virtual (Zoom) meeting. Chris Swezy will do a presentation on his research in Butler Cave, VA. Click here for more information.

October 21-23: Fall VAR Meeting at the RASS Campground in Virginia. Click here for more information.

Sunday, November 20: Grotto Social Meeting at Denizen's Brewery in Silver Spring, MD. 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 September 22, 2022