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PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to become a cave/mine leader and join the LCMLA scheme then you will find the forms here.

2017 Membership

The rate for individual membership remains the same as last year but is expected to rise in 2018.

The rate for club membership has increased by £5 to £20 depending upon the size of the club.

The additional charge for clubs that are access bodies and/or provide accommodation has increased by £10 to £60.

The rate for access bodies has increased by £10 to £60.

The rate for associate membership has increased by £10 to £55.

The CIM+ class of membership is no longer offered since uptake was low.

BCRA rates remain the same as last year.

Types of Membership

Membership of BCA is open to any individuals, clubs or other groups that have an interest in caving or abandoned mine exploration. The type of membership can be broken up into several classes. These are (follow the links for more information):

BCRA Membership

The British Cave Research Association is concerned with the science and educational aspects of caves and abandoned mines. Membership is offered as an optional addition to the DIM, Club and Associate classes of membership. See BCRA Membership.

BCRA Periodicals

Subscriptions to BCRA's periodicals Cave & Karst Science and the CREG Journal can be purchased without becoming a member of BCA or BCRA. This may be the cheaper option if you live overseas or do not need other benefits of membership. To order a subscription please click here.