Announcements

The NCRC would like to continue its exchange program with other cave rescue agencies in other parts of the world. If you or your organization would like to participate, please contact via email.
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The NCRC will be awarding five scholarships to help students attend the national weeklong seminar at Expo Center in Bend, OR June 17-24 2017.
To be considered please send a caving resume, 2 letters of support from NSS members, and a cover letter describing your financial need and how training would benefit the caving community in your region.
Letters from grotto officers will be given the most weight. Letters from Regional Coordinators will be given less weight.
Submit your information to Roger Mortimer, 1455 N. Echo Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728.
All materials may be submitted electronically via email.
Deadlines are March 19, 2017 to be considered.
Awards will be (tentatively) announced by April 17, 2017.

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Upcoming Training

Level 1 Cave Rescue Seminar

Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 & Nov. 4-5

Blacksburg, Virginia

Level 1 seminar is an intensive introduction to the science and management of cave rescue operations. It prepares a student to be a task force member in an organized cave rescue.

Hosted by the Blacksburg Cave Rescue Group of the Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Course fee is $230
for NSS members.

Course fee is $280
for non NSS members.

Registration and Info
OCR at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park in Columbia Missouri
Sept. 9/10, 2017
The costs are $60 for NSS and $70 for non-NSS members.

Registration
SPAR in Redmond Oregon
10/5/2017 to 10/8/2017
Class size is limited

Registration
National Training Seminar
Mentone, AL
May 11-19th 2018
Orientation to Cave Rescue
Jessamine County, KY
October 7-8, 2017

Registration Coming Soon