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PAST PROGRAMS (Click here for a printable version.)
2017

1/31 - A power point presentation on Euro Speleo in England (caves, holes, pits & pots) by chairman Andy Filer.

2/28 - An NSS Webinar; The Underground Cities of Turkey, Part 1.

3/28 - An NSS Webinar; The Underground Cities of Turkey, Part 2.

4/25 - An NSS Webinar; The PESH Project, Hauatla Cave, Mexico, Part 1.

5/30 - An NSS Webinar; The PESH Project, Hauatla Cave, Mexico, Part 2.

2016

1/26 - Yorkshire Dales and Peak District UK Cave Trip Presentation by Andrew Filer

2/23 - Members' cave pack demo

3/29 - Wind and Jewel Cave Presentation by Sandy Myers

4/26 - Dye Tracing Webinar Part 1

10/25 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns followed by dinner at The Warwick on the square in Hummelstown, PA


2015

1/27 - Lava Tube Caving in Iceland, Part 1, by Mike Shank

2/24 - DVD: 2015 NSS Convention Promo Video

3/31 - Lava Tube Caving in Iceland, Part 2, by Mike Shank

4/28 - Caves and Karst of West Virginia Webinar, Part 1

5/26 - Caves and Karst of West Virginia Webinar, Part 2

10/27 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns followed by dinner at The Warwick on the square in Hummelstown, PA

2014

2/25 - Cave Access Update

3/25 - Caver Music video “Five short hours of Caving” & 2014 NSS Convention Video

9/30 - A demonstration of the ropes & knots used in verticle caving by Andrew Filer.

10/28 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns followed by dinner at The Warwick on the square in Hummelstown, PA

2013

1/29 - A Dale Ibberson video of a York Grotto trip to Mummau Cave.

4/30 - A Video Tour of the Devil's Cave System in Florida by YG Member Jessica Zellers.

10/29 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns followed by dinner at The Warwick on the square in Hummelstown, PA

2012

1/31 - DVD: National Geographic's "Into The Lost Crystal Caves," Part 3.

2/28 - NSS DVD: Karst Topography: A Unique and Fragile Environment.

3/27 - Power Point presentation by Chris Edenbo: Update on the grotto dig in the sinkhole on the Larry Adams property.

4/24 - A review of the digital processing of the old issues of the York Grotto News and grotto owned cave maps by Chris Edenbo and two short educational videos on cave biology.

5/29 - Pictures by Joel Jacobs of the York Grotto Vertical Practice on 5/19/12 and of a visit to the cave in the On-Line Caving Experience plus a trip into Python Cave from 5/26/12.

6/19 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns in Hummelstown, PA.

9/25 - Dr. Charlie Miller's power point presentation on caves in the Chambersburg area.


2011

1/25 - DVD: Discovery Channel's Big Science; "Iceland 2006" - Part 2.

2/22 - Slide Show: "A Caving Expedition to Belize 1985" from the personal collection of member Frank Herceg.

3/29 - DVD: National Geographic's "Into The Lost Crystal Caves," Part 1.

5/31 - DVD: National Geographic's "Into The Lost Crystal Caves," Part 2.

6/21 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns in Hummelstown, PA followed by a meeting in The Amos Wilson Room of the cave.

9/27 - A presentation on the Pequea Silver Mine by Chris Haefner.

10/25 - A power point presentation by Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services on the geology of south central Pa.

12/10 - The Promo Movie for the 2012 NSS Convention.


2010

1/26 - A selection from the A & E series: Cities of the Underworld."

2/23 - Baker Caverns DVD taken by member J.R. Reich in 2000.

3/30 - Cave Related Geology: a slide presentation by member Frank Herceg

4/27 - Ocean Eiler made a presentation about The Access Fund. Founded in 1991, it is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. www.accessfund.org/

5/25 - The Preview Video for the 2010 NSS Convention in Essex Junction, VT.

6/22 - A guided tour of Indian Echo Caverns in Hummelstown, PA followed by a meeting in The Amos Wilson Room of the cave.

7/27 - Member Andy Leh's slides from his trip to Endless Caverns, VA, Ruby Falls Cave, TN and Rock City on top of Lookout Mt.

9/28 - "Battle for the Bats." An NSS Salon Award Winning Video about WNS with excellent shots of cave life.

10/26 - DVD: Discovery Channel's Big Science; "Iceland 2006" Part 1.

12/11 (Holiday Party) - NOVA DVD: Extreme Cave Diving.


2009

2/24 - Slide Presentation: Man Made Caves by Ewald Baker.

3/31 - Cave Rescue by Pat Minnick, member NCRC.

4/28 - NSS DVD: "Buried Treasure, Kentucky's Saltpeter Mines in the War of 1812."

5/26 - Slides from the York Grotto collection by Chris Edenbo.

6/23 - A tour of Indian Echo Caverns.

7/28 - Alan Horn's slides of the Bone Norman Cave System.

9/29 - "Bats of America"

10/27 - NSS DVD: "Secrets of Limestone Groundwater."


2008

1/29 - "The Five Deepest Underwater Caves" by member Brett Johnson.

2/28 - The Discovery Channel's Planet Earth: "Caves."

3/25 - Member Dale Ibberson's slides of Roher's Cave.

4/29 - An Introduction to Vertical Caving by member Kevin Dunleavy.

5/27 - "Caving First Aid" by member Chris Edenbo.

7/29 - Dirtiest Jobs: "Caving" by member Nick Stoner.

9/30 - The Geology of Caves by member Frank Herceg.

10/28 - Slide program: "Endangered Species of Pennsylvania" by member Jim Hart.


2007

1/30 - DVD: "The Discovery of Grand Caverns."

2/27 - Technical difficulties left us without a program so chairman Joel Jacobs read one of his short stories entitled "Road Kill."

3/27 - Video: A Bill Stone Power Point presentation, "Deep Caving in Mexico." (Introduces the audience to the world of
Sistema Cheve and the technology that has been developed to explore it.)

4/24 - Video: "Realm of Darkness; Hollow Mountain of Mulu."

5/29 - DVD: NSS Convention Promo, and members' slides.

6/26 - Video: "The Illusive Depths of Mexico."

7/31 - Slide Presentation: A report on the 2007 NSS Convention by members Elana Davis & Brett Johnson.


2006

1/31 – Cave photographs by Alan Horn.

2/28 – Extreme Rappelling by Alan Horn.

3/28 – “Cave of the Medicine Woman.” A reading of an original story by its author Joel Jacobs.

4/25 – Two Videos: “Lifeline” & “Lechugilla Cave, The Hidden Giant” thanks to member Frank Herceg.

5/30 – Two Videos: “Single Rope Ascending Systems” & “The History of Vertical Caving” thanks to member Kevin Dunleavy.

6/27 – “Bats; Diversity, Ecology & Conservation” presented by member Jim Hart.

7/25 – Grotto member Michael Shearer presented a digital video report on the activities of his Caving Venture Crew.

9/26 – Members’ OTR memorabilia including pictures & slides from 2006 and prior years.

10/31 – NSS Best of Show video: Expeditions to the Edge: Cave Flood.


2005

2/22 - "Virtual Cave" a demonstration by member Matt Saltzer.

3/29 - Slide Presentation; "The Bootlegger Sink Project" by member Jay Herbein.

4/26 - "Vertical Equipment Forum" by member Ed Sira.

5/31 - "Virtual Cave Project" by Members Matt Saltzer & Craig Anderson.

6/28 - "Commercial Slides from Harry's Travels" by Harry Sowers

7/26 - NSS DVD: "Low Impact Caving in Arkansas" by member Joel Jacobs

9/27 - "Boxwork & Wind Cave" by member Ted Sargent

10/25 - George & Karen Bange’s Rupert Cave Power Point Presentation narrated by member Dale Ibberson


2004

4/27 - "Russian Caving," Part 1, by member Ed Sira.

5/25 - "Russian Caving," Part 2, by member Ed Sira.

6/29 - A presentation on surveying by member John Rosenfeld, a tour of Indian Echo Caverns, and a slide program created by member Dale Ibberson entitled "The History of Indian Echo Caverns."

7/27 - Members' Slides with Frank Herceg.

9/28 - Slides: "Caving in Belize, 1985" by member Frank Herceg.

10/26 - Video: "Golindrinas Pit" by member Ed Sera.


2003

1/28 - Video: "Season of the Bat" by member Joel Jacobs.

2/25 - Slides & videos: "Caves of the Western U.S." by member Ted Sargent.

3/25 - Slides of the 1993 York Grotto trip to Iceland by member Frank Herceg.

4/29 - Video: "Alexander Cave" by member Dale Ibberson.

5/27 - Prusik Knot tying session led by member Mark Engle.

6/24 - DVD: "Amazing Caves" by Mark Engle.

7/29 - "The 1987-88 Diamante Expedition" by member John Rosenfeld.

8/26 - Members slides, photos or videos.

9/30 - "Caves of India" by member Dave Kohuth.

10/28 - "Caves of the Yucatan" by member Ted Sargent.


2002

1/28 - "Cave Diving" by member Ted Sargent.

2/26 - "First Aid & CPR" by Joy Hackman.

3/26 - "Vertical Equipment Discussion" facilitated by member Mark Engle.

4/30 - "Members' Photo Salon."
 
 
 
 
 
Next Meeting: TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at John's Diner, 146 Sheraton Drive in New Cumberland, Pa. Come as early as 6:30 and join our members for conversations about everything caving while feasting on delicious selections from John's extensive menu & salad bar.
*NEW* Battle for Bats - A USDA Forest Service video showcasing the search for solutions of White Nose Syndrome in Bats
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