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GLSPS Annual Fundraiser!!

UMSAT Show Website

The 2020 UMSAT Show has been CANCELED because of the Corona-virus Outbreak

The New Date and Venue for 2021 UMSAT Show!!

April 9 - 10, 2021

Friday Night at the Movies
7:00 to 10:00 PM

Saturday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Main Show

(Meet and Greet Party with Food and Beverages)
At The Holiday Inn Hospitality Room
(Next Door to Jimmy's)
7:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Stay tuned for the Lineup of Speakers for 2021

For more information on the canceled 2020 UMSAT show, and the upcoming 2021 UMSAT Show, please visit

If you are interested in joining the UMSAT Show Planning Committee, please email us at

Or, contact Mary Lillimo at "Show Chairperson", or Phil Kerber, "President", at

Here are the Links to Important Exhibitors Documents
  UMSAT Booth Table Layout at Jimmy's Event Center

We are always looking for speakers that would like to present a great topic about their scuba diving or adventure travel experiences.

Please let us know if you, or anyone you know, would like to be a star and speak at a future UMSAT Show!

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Check out the most beautiful magazine ever produced in Northern Minnesota!

GLSPS Project Sponsors

Air Down There Scuba offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. Required to show GLSPS Membership Card! 
Thank you, Scott and Tracy!

Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center offers free air fills and special pricing on rental equipment while participating in GLSPS projects. You will be required to show your GLSPS Membership Card.  They have also loaned us a GoPro HD video camera for a few projects. Thank you, Steve and Jolene!

Videos produced by Steve at Aquaventure Dive and Photo Center filmed in Lake Michigan on a Milwaukee charter trip. Click on their above logo for information to join them on a charter to visit these shipwrecks.
Prins Willem
The Dredge 906


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October, 2020

Golden Acres on Square Lake
12:30 PM
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BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820 & GLSPS joint activity
BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820 Hosted Its 7th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Event.

This is an afternoon event starting time 12:30 pm at Golden Acres located on Square Lake.
15150 Square Lake Trail North, Stillwater, MN 55082 (Southeast side of Square Lake)
(Golden Acres vehicle and per-person fees are not included.)

No tricks! Diving’s a treat! As a warm-up for Halloween and fall, divers from BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820 will team up with divers from the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society (GLSPS) on this event carving pumpkins on an underwater training platform 24 feet down.
We do need additional volunteers to serve as shore support.

“Bring your own pumpkins” Some divers bring more than one.
The pumpkins will spilled their guts out on shore prior to the dive, and then add some Scuba diver-rendered under water “vegetable surgery”.

Underwater Pumpkin Carving agenda

12:30 pm -- Go over logistics and pair up divers (beach area) assemble dive equipment.
Gut out pumpkins, leave pumpkin lids on shore.
1:00 pm –- Gut out pumpkins, place pumpkins in mesh bags (provided by Venture Crew)
1:30 pm -- Divers team up and surface swim to dive platform as a group, descend to platform 24 feet deep with pumpkins & extra lead weights for pumpkins to stay on down.
2:00 pm -- Paired divers surface swim back to shore and break down equipment.
3:00 pm –- Hot Chocolate served on shore provided by Venture Crew 820.
Head home after group pictures.
Sign-up cutoff date is Thursday October 1st.
GLSPS members can just watch or bring your own pumpkins and try your carving skills underwater.
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GLSPS Board of Directors Monthly Meeting.

The GLSPS is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. The physical meeting at the Lund‘s Community Room is still suspended. The Zoom Meeting Link is in the description of the Meeting‘s main page.
Zoom Meeting Only Meeting ID: 852 6852 2443 Passcode: 383952
7:30 PM
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Please join us in helping plan one of the best Scuba Shows in the Upper Midwest called the UMSAT Show. Be part of the Show Planning Committee. To obtain the agenda or details about the meeting. Please contact the Committee at

The UMSAT Show Planning Committee is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: UMSAT Show 2021, Occurrence(s)
Oct 13, 2020 07:30 PM
Nov 10, 2020 07:30 PM
Dec 8, 2020 07:30 PM
Jan 12, 2021 07:30 PM
Feb 9, 2021 07:30 PM
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Apr 13, 2021 07:30 PM
May 11, 2021 07:30 PM
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