Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Venturing Crew 94 Cave Exploring In Virginia

by Makinzie Ackroyd

Venture Crew 94 from Kimberton, Pennsylvania is a small group but very active. On June 13 to the 16, this small coeducational group went to Virginia for some adventure.


This amazingly group went underground and explored the earths caverns (and some clay art). After climbing around and getting dirty, we were lead into the cool stream of the underground to a magnificent waterfall.  After some pictures, we climbed out, though some carried on to explore more while others left to get changed and relax. That's not all we did.

The next day, Wednesday June 15, we went kayaking down Green Briar Creek. After all that adventure, it only gets better.  The very next day, we combined the activities from the two prior days. Now this is what people call an underground adventure, we will never forget.

This Venture Crew is not just caving. We go camping and on new adventures all the time. A few years ago on another summer trip we went zorbing, an activity where they climb into giant hamster balls and roll down a hill.

This is a crew that loves to try new activities and create new traditions. A tradition we hold is a "thanksgiving feast", we cook in Dutch ovens and just spend time together.

Another tradition would be getting on a bike for twelve and a half miles from Sea Isle to Ocean City, New Jersey. Then go back so in the end, we did 25 miles.

This group sticks together and accomplishes a lot through out the years. We may be a small group of people but every person brings something unique with them. Our meetings are always filled with laughs, smiles and excitement. After just one meeting the groups impression will stick on the visitor (and usually will come again). This wonderful group of people always love the adventure of a new person to come on their adventures.

For more information on Venturing Crew 94 visit www.kimbertoncrew94.org.


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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Newsletter June 2016

Blog Posts in May





It’s all fun and games till, well, till we’re done having fun and games.  And sometimes caving can be just fun and games.
The Philadelphia Grotto (www.phillygrotto.org) is a chapter of the National Speleological Society (www.caves.org). Dragon Breath Grotto (www.dragonbreathgrotto.org) is a caving program for Scouts that the Philadelphia Grotto passionately supports.




Top Posts in May on Facebook



Ask a Southeastern archeologist if she studies cavemen…and she may tell you that she does! SEAC archeologists Robert Hellmann and Timothy Roberts have just returned from a week of site condition assessments at Mammoth Cave National Park (MACA).




Bat Appreciation Day allowed people to focus on a little mammal that does not get enough credit, said Nicole Harmon, the center’s humane wildlife educator.





   One day after 19 people trudged through neck-deep water in a harrowing escape from a flooded Kentucky cave, the operator of the spelunking attraction says he is analyzing the incident for any possible safety lessons.





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“Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but well placed footsteps, kill nothing but time.” – cavers’ creed