News and Updates

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS!
  1. Since summer has ended, the GCG General Meetings will again take place at the Corryville Recreation Center (C.R.C.). The GCG Board decided in November to change the day of the General Meetings to the first Wednesday of every month and all Meetings will start at 7:00pm (ET), going forward.
    Please see the Membership/Meeting page for full information on the location and time.
     
  2. Nina Soluski, Chair of KOR2024, has provided the link for the SignUp.com for Volunteers for KOR 2024:
    https://signup.com/go/GBtJffa.
     
  3. The Gate Code for GSP is the same as in 2023 (last changed in 2022). You must be a paid grotto member to get the code. Camping Fees for GSP are $8.00 per night per person. Electric site fees are an additional $8.00 per night per site (not per person). Please put your camping fees in the "Pay Pipe", next to the Kiosk, using the envelopes on the kiosk.
     
  4. Annual Camping passes (available only to paid-up members of GCG, BGG, DUG, and COG) for 2024 are still $50.00 for individuals and $75.00 for families. Passes do not cover the electric site charge.
    Passes are only available from GSP Treasurer, Werner Jud, either in-person, by mail, or online at the GSP Website Store:   https://gsp.caves.org/Store/store.shtml.
     
  5. Do You Have an Announcement for Widespread Distribution? Now there's a way to get it out on this News page, the GCG Facebook page and other social media, AND into the Electric Caver ... all with one email! Send the announcement with any photos or images to: announcements@gcgcavers.com
     
GCG May Board Meeting on Monday, April 22nd, 2024 at 7:00 PM (online).
Find out how GCG operates. Everyone is invited to attend (but only Board members can vote on any issues). Watch for the logon information at:   gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml.
 
GCG May General Meeting on Wednesday, May 1st, 2024 at 7:00 PM (in-person at C.R.C. and on-line). Get directions on the Membership/Meeting page at: gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml
Find out what's happening with everyone, hear their trip reports, and see an interesting program. Everyone is invited to attend. All Regular members (NSS and over 18) can vote on issues there. If you're not going in-person, get the logon information at: gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml a few days before the Meeting.
 
GCG June Board Meeting on Monday, May 20th, 2024 at 7:00 PM (online).
(Changed due to Memorial Day) Find out how GCG operates. Everyone is invited to attend (but only Board members can vote on any issues). Watch for the logon information at:   gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml.
 
GCG June General Meeting on Wednesday, June 5th, 2024 at 7:00 PM (in-person at C.R.C. and on-line). Get directions on the Membership/Meeting page at: gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml
Find out what's happening with everyone, hear their trip reports, and see an interesting program. Everyone is invited to attend. All Regular members (NSS and over 18) can vote on issues there. If you're not going in-person, get the logon information at: gcgcavers.com/membership.shtml a few days before the Meeting. There will be a party afterwards at Mio's Pizzaria.
 
Special!   Wilderness First Aid Class on July 20-21, 2024 at GSP.
The Greater Cincinnati Grotto is pleased to sponsor a special training class in Wilderness First Aid to be held at GSP. This Wilderness First Aid (WFA) course, through SOLO Wilderness and Emergency Medicine Schools, is hosted by GCG and the Great Saltpetre Cave Preserve (GSP) at a greatly discounted price of $165 per student. An optional CPR course is available for $30 per WFA-registered student, but is limited to 15 students. The hosting organizations are doing this to help enable local cavers and outdoors enthusiasts to gain these critical skills.
For more information, click the menu choice under "Education" above -or- Click Here.
 


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