Sunday, October 4, 2020
Please join the BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820 and the GLSPS Members for the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Event at Golden Acres Campground on Square Lake.
This event embodies all the elements of a perennial Scout fall classic: adventure, convenience, timeliness, creative expression, and FUN for everyone!
Please click on this link to learn more about the event and to "Register".
Underwater Pumpkin Carving Dive
This is a BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820 & GLSPS joint activity.
Bring your own pumpkin and or a few extra to share.
Sign-up cutoff date is Thursday October 1st.
GLSPS members can just watch or bring your own pumpkins and try your carving skills underwater.
This is an afternoon event starting at 12:30 pm at Golden Acres located on Square Lake.
The address is,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.
Please Note: We could use additional volunteers to serve as shore support.
“Please Bring your own pumpkins” (Some divers bring more than one to share).
The pumpkins will gutted 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.
If you have any additional questions, please contact Dean Soderbeck with the information listed below.
Adviser, BSA Scuba Venture Crew 820
GLSPS, 2nd Vice President