Please send announcments of all upcoming Regional events to Jim McConkey (contact form) and to the Region Record.

April 5-7, 2019

27th Annual Spring Cleaning at Grand Caverns. Join the VAR's annual conservation project to give back to the cave by helping with various conservation and maintenance projects around the park.


April 26-28, 2019 varLogo

Spring VAR 2019 hosted by James River Grotto at Camp Powhattan Boy Scout Camp near Wytheville, VA.


June 28-30, 2019

Orientation to Cave Rescue (OCR) at Burnsville Community Center, Williamsville, VA, sponsored by Eastern Region. More information on the VARlist. Links will be posted here as soon as NCRC posts them. Every caver should take this course at least once!

Tentatilvely September 27-29, 2019

varLogoFall VAR 2019 hosted by DC and Baltimore Grottoes at Friars Hole Cave Preserve, WV, probably over Columbus Day Weekend, which will give you more travel time.

Spring 2020 and beyond

Host needed for Spring 2020 and subsequent VARs. Contact Craig Hindman if you are interested

In addition to these special events, there is a survey or project somewhere in the Region just about every weekend. Check the listings, and then check with the project coordinator to make sure the project is meeting when you think it is.

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