Caving With Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania Council 11-18-18

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Yes, they were at it again. This time there were two new Troops to introduce to caving. Eastern PA Council set this one up at the same time as the one in October. This trip originally had sixteen people, but one Troop backed out at the last minute. It’s a shame because they missed a very good time with these girls. Maybe they’ll come out again when they can. We have been having a tremendous amount of rain and unprecedented snowfall for this time of year. As a result the cave actually had a good bit of water in it.

I like to use this cave for beginner trips because it is stable. But I’ve never seen this much water in this cave. Parts that usually have a little sticky mud had water over the top of my thigh. I choose to avoid the lower parts of the cave. For most of the girls this was their first wild caving trip. I didn’t want to take any chances with them and I didn’t want anyone cold and miserable. But they all got very muddy, and had a blast. How could I tell? Watch the video. L…

What Did You Do This Year?

The Youth Group Liaison Committee is part of the outreach and education program of the National Speleological Society. What did you do in 2012?


• Have you taken kids caving this year?

• Has your Grotto taken any kids caving this year?

• Do you know someone who has or continues to take kids caving?

We would like to hear from you. Tell us your stories. Let us know your joys and pains.
Please send any stories, trip reports or pictures to nssyouth@caves.org.

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Thanks,
Allen
"Take nothing but picture, leave nothing but well place footprints, kill nothing but time." - caver's creed

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