Interested in becoming a member of CICS? Membership is open to individuals with knowledge or interest in ice carving. A membership benefits include:

  • basic training in ice carving safety
  • training in ice carving techniques for beginners
  • CICS organizes practice days and provides blocks of ice for members to hone their sculpture designs and skills
  • experienced ice carvers available to provide feedback and advice to improve techniques
  • for projects such as Winterlude, CICS provides basic safety equipment and some tools for members to use on site
  • limited funding available for travel to International Ice Carving Events outside of the National Capital Region

For more information about CICS membership or to learn more about services that can be offered for community events, contact: