Events

May 24 through 27, 2024. Speleofest
One of the largest caving events in the country. Meet hundreds of cavers from across the country. Join the cave trip of your choosing. Hang out at the largest bonfire you have ever seen. WCG members will have their own private cave trip on the way home.

June 8 through 9, 2024, WCG/CIG Combo Field Trip Morengo IN.
New Caves, new friends, and new adventures! We are joining our friends from the Central Indiana Grotto for camping and caving at the Happy Hollow Homestead.

Wednesday June 12, 2024, @7:30 PM – WCG Membership Meeting.
P.J Klems Restaurant
8000 Ogden Ave. (US route 34)
Lyons. IL. 60534
Tel: 1+(708) 447-4343
Food and drink service ends at 9-PM. The restaurant closes at 10-PM.
We will be offered the small meeting area at the northwest corner of the restaurant. The meeting will be Zoom conferenced.

June 22 through 23, 2024 Karst – O – Rama, Livingston KY / Rockcastle County.
KOR is an annual caving convention and is also a fund-raiser intended to support and maintain cave properties as needed and required by the hosting Grotto. This event is hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Grotto. Camping is provided at the Great Saltpeter Cave Preserve near Mt. Vernon, KY.

June 29 through June 30, 2024. Corn Country Cavin’ in Dundee Iowa
We are headed to the land of cornfields for some new Iowa caves. Camping will be at the Backbone State Park.

July 1 through July 5, 2024 NSS Convention Franklin County, Sawanee TN.
TAG is the name we have given to the karst plain within where the borders of Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia meet. It is this year’s site for the annual convention of the National Speleological Society. This is where you can attend presentations by people doing key research on caves, karst, geology, and biology. Field trips both with leaders and self led are available and scheduled for each day.

August 3 through 4, 2024, Nice Caves in Nice Park. Organ Springs Indiana
One of the largest caving ev. We are headed back to Nice Park in southern Indiana. This park is home to three caves right there on the property. The park is also close to many other caves. We will be joined by members of the Cleveland Grotto.

Additional national and international events may be found on the NSS Events page: http://caves.org/info/events.shtml.