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The New Date and Venue for 2021 UMSAT Show!!

April 9 - 10, 2021

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7:00 to 10:00 PM

Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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(Next Door to Jimmy's)
7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

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Underwater Pumpkin Carving

Sunday, October 6, 2019, 12:30 PM until 5:00 PM
Square Lake at Golden Acres
15150 Square Lake Trail North
Stillwater, MN  55082

651-483-8596 - Dean S
Dean Soderbeck
651-483-8596 (p)
Registration is recommended
Bring your dive gear, pumpkin, and dry cloths. If you need to rent gear, please contact Dean Soderbeck. His info in on the event page of the GLSPS website.
No Fee

Scuba Crew 820 Hosts its Fifth annual underwater pumpkin carving EVENT                                Sunday October  06, 2019


October 6, 2019, at Square Lake starting at 12:30 PM     

Please join the BSA and GLSPS for an exciting diving event. 

(This will be the last dive event of the year)!

Click Here for the Photos of the 2018 Event 

Click here for the Event Flyer
Click here for the Permission Form
Click here for the GLSPS Liability Release, Waiver and Medical Forms 
Click here to Register.

Square Lake  at Golden Acres  

15150 Square Lake Trail Stillwater MN 55082 (South side of Square lake).                                                                                                          

No tricks!  Diving’s a treat!  As a warm-up for Halloween and fall, BSA Venture Scuba Crew 820 invites certified divers from around the Twin Cities to join them carving pumpkins at Square Lake near Stillwater, on an underwater dive training platform, 22 feet down.

“Bring your own pumpkins”


If you need equipment there is a $30 cost for the outing: includes 1 tank of air, wet-suit, hood,    gloves, BC, regulator, carving tools, and FUN.  (If we do not have a wet suit that fits you, you will have to rent one on your own)  (Golden Acres vehicle and per-person fees are not included)


The water temperatures should be in the 60-degree range, with the best water visibility of the season!  The pumpkins will spill their guts out on shore prior to the dive and then add some Scout-rendered underwater “vegetable surgery”.  Last year it took a mere 32 minutes of underwater precision carving to turn ordinary garden gourds in to underwater masterpieces!     


To register, we need your nameagephone numberheight, weight, and shoe size.           

Sign-up cutoff date is Wednesday, October 2nd.    


For more detailed information about the event, please contact Dean Soderbeck.  His contact information is below.

Dean Soderbeck

Adviser - BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820                                             

GLSPS - 2nd Vice President