Upcoming Trips and Events

This page will be updated on a regular basis. It is the latest list of upcoming trips and events that KCAG is involved in.

October 2021

The trips and events in this list are open to all cavers at the discretion of the trip leader, and unless otherwise noted. Please forward to your grottos and anyone else who might be interested.

Meetup – I encourage everyone to get on board, participate, mention your trips and sign up for trips on our meetup page.


COVID-19 update: Check with the trip leader before you set out to attend any of these events.  Restrictions or not, please make your own decision regarding your health. The caves are not going anywhere.

Delayed one year! – 18th International Congress of Spelology in Lyon, France. http://uis2021.speleos.fr/

2021 October 9 – Over The Edge in Overland Park.  Marriott hotel at I-435 and Metcalf.  This should run from about 9:00am to around 3:00pm.

2021 October 9 – Carroll Cave photography trip.  Contact Kristen Godfrey at vogel_kris@yahoo.com

2021 October 22-24.  Fall MVOR –  McDonald County, Missouri.  Information is at Fall 2021 MVOR Flyer

2021 October 30 – Carroll Cave. Annual bat census trip to the Mountain Room. Tough trip, wetsuit required. Contact bgee@campercaver.net.  This trip is now full.

2021 November 6 – Perkins Cave novice trip.  Contact Kristen Godfrey vogel_kris@yahoo.com

2021 November 20 – Stark caverns survey day.  Small people only.  Contact Bill Gee bgee@sbcglobal.net

2021 November 21 – Geronimo Springs Cave survey day.  Small people only.  Contact Seth Colston swcy92@gmail.com

2021 December 18 – Cleveland Cave novice trip.   Contact Kristen Godfrey vogel_kris@yahoo.com

2022 January 1 – Carroll Cave photo trip.  Lunch Room and the Turnpike.  Contact Kristen Godfrey vogel_kris@yahoo.com

2022 January 8 – Carroll Cave. Data logger service trip. Contact bgee@campercaver.net.

2022 March 30-April 10. Cave gating project in western Camden County, Missouri. Contact Jim Cooley coolstoi@kc.rr.com for more information.

2022 June 13 -17 – NSS National Convention in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Central States Fairground in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Go to NSS 2022 Convention Website for more information.

2023 – NSS National Convention in Elkton, West Virginia. This is a retry from the canceled/online 2020 event. Dates are not yet determined.

Merry and Happy Caving,

Bill Gee
Kansas City Area Grotto

A non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the discovery, exploration, and conservation of caves and karst in the midwestern United States.