2020 NSS Convention
The annual NSS speleology and caving conference
July 27 – 31 | Elkins, West Virginia
Acquire the latest information about advancements in the world of speleology. Learn the most advanced techniques offered in the caving world. View award winning cave related art work, maps, videos from talented artists and surveyors. Join in sessions on topics from the leaders in speleology. Enjoy catching up with old friends and meeting new contacts at the Howdy Party.
Take a break from the many sessions and explore some the many wonderful caves that West Virginia have to offer. Visit the scenic vistas of Seneca Rocks, Dolly Sods, Black Water Falls, and others. Hear about the historical significance of the area, and take a ride on the Cass Scenic Railroad.
Join us, it’s Almost Heaven in West Virginia
- Butler Cave Trip Post ConventionMark Hodge will be leading a Butler Cave trip Saturday afternoon after convention. Attendees will be hosted at the Butler Homestead (www.butlercave.org) for the night. The trip duration is variable depending on the size and abilities of those who are participating. If you are interested in attending you will to let Mark know well in … Read more
- WVACS Pre-convention Camp UpdateWest Virginia Association for Cave Studies (WVACS) is hosting a pre-camp from July 20th-25th ,2020 at the WVACS field station located in Renick, WV, about 15 minutes north of Lewisburg and 2 ½ hours south of Elkins on 219. There will be cave trips, a few meals, and other activities. Facilities include showers, flushing toilets, … Read more
- Who is AttendingMany people are already registered for this year's convention. See who is attending by scrolling through the list below.
- Old Timers Cavers ReunionThe NSS Convention will be hosted in Elkins, West Virginia in 2020 and The Robertson Association (TRA) campground will be the site of general camping for this event. This campground has been the home of the Old Timers Reunion (OTR) for 34 years. The actual event is an annual gathering of about 1,500 cavers who … Read more
- Vendor signup is liveIf you would like to be a vendor at this year's NSS Convention, you should contact the vendor coordinator Mike Warner (email@example.com). He can supply you with all of the information you need, and the registration form.