We are only a week away from the Hart Springs Workshop and we are excited about it! Below you will find the schedule and information on diving that you will need to know for the event.

Schedule for the NSS-CDS Workshop @ Hart Springs

9:00AM - Park Opens
9:00-9:45 - Attendees check-in
10:00-12:00 - Morning Session (All tracts, pick the one you wish to attend!)
12:15-1:45 - Lunch
2:00-4:00 - Afternoon Session (All tracts, pick the one you wish to attend!)

Workshop Tracts
We have four hands on workshops for participants to choose from scheduled throughout the day.

A - Cave Radio Location - Andy Pitkin. Andy will introduce participants to principles of cave radio location, then participants will do field work and locate a beacon that has been installed in Hart Springs Cave!

B - CPR and O2 Provider - Roger Williams. This non-certification session is meant to introduce participants to these life-saving techniques.

C - Underwater Cave Photography - Kirill Egorov. Kirill will introduce participants to some of the tricks and techniques he uses in his underwater photography.

D - Vertical Techniques - Jon Lillestolen and Matt Vinzant. Jon and Matt will introduce participants to tips and tricks for climbing and rappelling. *If you have your own climbing gear, you are encouraged to bring it and to use for this session*

Guided Dives at Black Lagoon and Little Hart
Pre-registered only. The guided dives at Black Lagoon will begin at 10AM. Please see the email that was sent on February 7th for more details.

Unguided Diving at Little Hart
Divers that are NSS-CDS Cave Diver (or equivalent), have DAN Insurance, and have earned their Abe Davis (or have proof of 100 safe cave dives) may go on an unguided dive at Little Hart at any time during the day. Per Gilchrist County Rules, you must provide proof of DAN insurance and your full cave certification, please bring those with you. There is a $20 diving fee that you will have to pay the park.