Save The Date: May 15-17 2015

The 2015 NSS-CDS Workshop will be on May 15-17 2015. Note that this is not Memorial Day Weekend.

It will be held at 490 NW Lake Jeffery Road, Lake City, FL.

Jared Hires, the workshop chairman, says, "Finalizing the line up of speakers this week. I can tell you that there will be some great ones. Pre-Registration to start by the second week of February."

Stay tuned for updates!

2015 NSS-CDS Board of Directors Election

In accordance with the By-Laws of the NSS-CDS, elections will be held for the following NSS-CDS Board of Director positions:

  • Joseph Citelli
  • Nathan Spray
  • Cheryl Doran
  • Jim Wyatt

The timeline of elections below is presented to membership for their information.

Departments: 

Cathedral Sink Closed

The Cathedral Sink divesite managed by the NSS-CDS is closed until further notice.  Issues with the site have been identified and the NSS-CDS Board of Directors have agreed to close the site until the issues can be resolved.

Departments: 

An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy
Written By: Joe Citelli NSS-CDS Chairman

 

On Christmas Day 2013 a father and son lost their lives while embarking on an ill thought out, poorly planned diving expedition to Eagles Nest Cave in Hernando County Florida.  The 32 year old father and his 15 year old son ventured into what is considered an extremely advanced technical cave system and it claimed both their lives.  Or did it?

Departments: 

NSS-CDS Webinar on cavern and cave diver training

http://caves.org/webinars/Cave_Diver_Training.mp4

This webinar is about one hour long. The NSS-CDS training director presents a narrated Powerpoint presentation discussing the basics of cavern and cave diver training.

NSS-CDS Mentors/Guides

NSS-CDS Mentors/Guides

The NSS-CDS board of directors in conjunction with the NSS-CDS training committee is developing a list qualified cave divers who we feel are properly trained to act as guides and/or mentors for cave divers who want to dive with a guide or mentor.

Subscribe to National Speleological Society Cave Diving Section RSS