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National Speleological Society

The District of Columbia Grotto (DCG), a local chapter of the National Speleological Society (NSS), is an organization dedicated to the exploration, study and conservation of caves. The Grotto brings together persons interested in all aspects of caving. With a history going back to 1939, it is one of the oldest caving organizations in existence. Some of our original members were founders of the NSS.

About the DC Grotto
Introduction
Join DCG
Meetings
Contacts
Photos (coming soon, maybe)
History of the DC Grotto
DC Grotto Library
DC Grotto on Facebook

Bats & Caves
Limited Access Cave List
White Nose Syndrome
New Caver information
Conservation Policy
Trip Planning
Trout Rock Bat Counts
Long and Deep Caves List

Other Caving Orgaizations
Potomac Speleological Club
Baltimore Grotto
Tri-State Grotto
BATS
Regional Caving Projects

Other Information
Cave Bucks
NSS Anti-Harassment Policy
DC Grotto Bylaws
DCG 70th Anniversary t-shirt
Historical WNS information

Upcoming Events:

Unless otherwise noted, click here to get more information about any event.

Saturday, Feb. 24: Day trip to Silers Cave.

Sunday, Mar. 17:
DC Grotto Social Meeting at the Quarry House Tavern in Silver Spring, MD.

Saturday, Mar. 23: Twofer day trip to Big Column Cave and Chapman Cave
near Martinsburg, WV.

Sunday, Apr. 21: DC Grotto virtual general meeting on Zoom.

May 3-5: Virginia Region Meeting
hosted by DC Grotto in Durbin, WV.

Sunday, May 19: DC Grotto Social Meeting at the Quarry House Tavern in Silver Spring, MD.

July 1-5 2024: 2024 NSS Convention in Sewanee, TN.

(this page last updated or validated on February 21, 2024)