Membership Information               (Scroll down for Meeting Information.)

Membership in the grotto requires payment of annual dues and entitles you to receive the Electric Caver, partake in all Grotto activities, stay at the Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve (GSP), and use Grotto material. Unless a grotto member is a NSS member, they are considered an Associate member and cannot vote or hold office within the Grotto. Since the Grotto is a local chapter of the Society, NSS membership is strongly advised.

Current members can renew their membership on-line at: About GCG / Renew Your Membership from the menu above.

If you prefer renewing the "old" way, by postal mail, download the GCG Renewal Form by clicking here, then mailing it, with your check and signed Waivers (page 3 of the renewal packet), if necessary, to the address on the form.

For New Memberships or for further GCG membership information, download the New Member Application Packet.  Then contact the Membership Chair, Gary Bush , to complete your application.

All Greater Cincinnati Grotto (GCG), Dayton Underground Grotto (DUG), Bluegrass Grotto (BGG), and Central Ohio Grotto (COG) members must submit a signed, permanent GSP waiver form.   Click here to download the Waiver form. All adults (18 and over) must complete their own form. After completing and signing the form for every member in the family, you may scan it and email it to your Membership Chair.  Otherwise, you can forward the signed forms to your Membership Chair via postal mail. Once submitted, you won't have to sign another permanent waiver, unless you change your address ... or your name.

Meeting Information

The future GCG General Meetings will be held at a NEW LOCATION ... the Corryville Recreation Center (CRC) -and- online on GoToMeeting. The CRC address is 2823 Eden Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45219. There is FREE PARKING IN THEIR LOT. This center is only 1 mile from our previous meeting location at U.C.
See the photo and map below.

Regular In-person meetings of GCG are normally held on the first Friday of the month at 7:30 pm (ET). For over 50 years, GCG meetings were held on the campus of the University of Cincinnati (UC). However, construction and parking has required us to move our meeting location to the nearby Corryville Recreation Center. Future General meetings will be held there.

Members and Guests can choose to either attend the meeting in-person at the Corryville RC or attend online via GoToMeeting (link below). So, future meetings will be "hybrid meetings", both in-person and online.

The next General Meeting will be on Friday, April 7th, 2023 at 7:30pm (EST) at the Corryville RC. Free parking is available in their well-lit lot off of Eden Ave.

We look forward to meeting with our members, both in-person and online, the first Friday of the month! Check the calendar in case there are changes.

Board Meetings are generally held at 7:00pm (ET) on the Monday of the week BEFORE the week of the General Meeting.

GCG April Board Meeting -- Held online.
Monday, March 27th, 2023 ---- 7:00 - 8:30 PM (EST)

Online Log-in Credentials will be provided soon.
Please check back here as the meeting gets closer.

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Following each General Meeting is an informative program. These programs range from slide shows of a member's recent cave trip, a technical demonstration of some specific apparatus, or a lecture by a guest speaker on subjects appropriate to Speleology.

April 2023 General Meeting will be held on Friday, April 7th, at 7:30PM (ET).
The Program will start at about 8:00PM (ET) onsite at the Corryville RC
-and- online on GoToMeeting.

The speaker and program for this meeting will be announced shortly. Please check back soon.

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