This unique Troop experience emphasizes cave conservation and safe, guided
group exploring. Scouts and adults will have the opportunity to walk,
wade, climb, and crawl to see cave life in both the developed and natural,
undeveloped sections of Marengo Cave in Indiana.
Participants will arrive Saturday afternoon for their caving adventure,
sleep overnight in the cave, and leave Sunday morning following breakfast.
Marengo Cave is a 3.5 hour drive down I-64, into the Eastern time zone,
which has been considered for posted depart and return times.
The cave tour includes easy walking to more challenging sections. Anyone
may easily opt out of any portion. [The tighter challenges of the
adventure involve hand-and-knees crawling and some belly crawling. For
reference, an adult 6’2, 280 pounds was able to go through all parts;
however, the limited height openings makes crawling more difficult for
For more information, please refer to the Troop permission form and the
cave-required waiver attached, both due by the March 25 meeting.
Find the cave website here <marengocave.com/>
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