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Petition: Save Outdoor Education

Porth yr Ogof by Gary Evans As the National Governing Body for Cave and Mine Exploration in the UK, the British Caving Association recognises the valuable contribution Outdoor Education Centres provide to young people in the UK, providing a safe introduction to the wonders and adventures to be had underground.   Outdoor Education Centres across the […]

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Update on the CRoW Judicial Review.

After a remote hearing at Cardiff High Court on 13 October, we wereagain refused permission to bring a judicial review of the decision bythe Steering Group set up the Welsh Government (WG) to refuse membership of its Access Reform Advisory Group (ARAG) to Stuart France of the CCC on the ground that caving is not […]

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BCA AGM 2020

For the first time ever the BCA Annual General Meeting was held using online video conferencing software and broadcast live to members around the world. The recording is now available for members to watch online. Voting is now open for members to vote on the elections and proposals discussed during the AGM. More information is […]

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Coronavirus and Caving

Please read the following message from Russell Myers, the Acting Secretary of the British Caving Association, regarding the BCA’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Updated 5th July 2020 Update – October 14th A BCA Covid-19 Risk Assessment and Delivery Plan template is now available for member clubs to download here. Please address any questions you […]

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BCA Membership Fees 2020

The BCA can now announce our membership rates for 2020. There are some changes to previous years mainly affecting DIM membership: Club Individual Members (CIMs): No change from 2019Active caver (those participating in caving/mine exploring/digging etc): £17 Non caver (those not participating in caving/mine exploring/digging etc): £6 Student caver (in full time undergraduate education): £8 […]

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C&A – Eastern Moors Partnership

The BCA Conservation and Access Committee are very grateful to the Eastern Moors Partnership for hosting the Derbyshire hub of our meeting at their offices at Barbrook Cottage, with the stunning back drop of the Peak District. The meeting was a great success, with regional council and constituent body reps joining forces to discuss and […]

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Specialist Caving & Activities Travel Insurance

Expedition insurance for UK cavers – Designed by cavers for cavers! In recent years, cavers travelling abroad on expedition have had to buy their travel insurance from various commercial outlets, however many have had concerns – is cave exploration covered? Age limits? Will the insurer actually pay out??… The BCA have been working hard on […]