Join the CCG

Who can join the CCG?

Membership in the CCG is open to any individual or organization that supports the purposes of the National Speleological Society (NSS) and its Cave Conservation Policy, and acts in the best interest of the NSS and the CCG.

Connecticut residency is not required. In 2023 about 50% of CCG members live out of state.

You can choose from an online form and a printed form. Both have the option of paying using PayPal where payment can be made using PayPal or a credit card.   A PayPal account is not needed. 

An online form, usable in your computer or phone: Online Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form .  If you are under 18 years of age, please use the form "Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form.pdf" in the link below.

A PDF form that can be printed, filled out, and mailed with your dues:  Central Connecticut Grotto Membership Form (PDF) .

If paying by PayPal you can use the online membership form, or the printed PDF membership form. Note that you can scan and email the PDF form to

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CCG Privacy Policy

CCG membership information is used solely by the CCG to maintain our private mailing lists and member list. Basic information is made available to other members for the purpose of contacting member directly when caving related. We will not provide any of our members' information to other companies and/or organizations, with the exception of the NSS. Their policy is at the bottom of