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Upcoming events

 

May 25th (Thu.), 6:30pm – Monthly committee meeting, Midwest Scuba shop, 513 Clark St., St. Charles.

June 5th (Mon.), 6:30pm – Monthly crew meeting, Midwest Scuba shop, 513 Clark St., St. Charles.

June 23rd – 25th (Fri.-Sun.) – Advanced Open Water dive training, Mermet Springs Dive Quarry, Belknap IL. Peak Performance, Night &/or Deep may also be offered if there is enough interest.

  • Adult Leader: Michelle R.
  • Click here to sign up for this event. Please sign up by the crew meeting on Monday, June 5th so books can be ordered in plenty of time for studying.
  • Health form: Use this BSA health form, parts A, B, and C.
  • Dive form: Use this PADI Medical Statement Release.
  • Crew 905 forms / releases:  Please use this Crew 905 Release Form -or- Crew 905 Release Form – fillable and be sure to print it, fill it out and sign it, including by parents, if applicable.
  • Dive site forms / releases: Please print this diver waiver or this non-diver waiver , fill it out & sign, by parents, if applicable.
  • Class/certification fees: varies, based on choice of class.  Michelle R. will have more info. soon.
  • Air fees: TBD.  Air will be purchased at the quarry.
  • Cost: $50 (this is in addition to class fees and added air fees).  This cost includes camping fees, quarry entry fees, food at the quarry, transportation and fuel costs.
  • Required class equipment (these are not provided by MW with dive gear; you will need to provide these yourself, if needed): AOW divers – 2 dive lights per person; Nite divers – 2 dive lights per person.  For more info. or help in acquiring these items, talk to Michelle R.
  • Other class supplies:  once Michelle gets everyone signed up with Midwest Scuba, you will get your appropriate dive class book(s) ahead of class so you can study.  Don’t wait; you must read and complete all the appropriate materials prior to class time (contact Michelle R. for required reading sections for your class).

If you would like to go along for fun diving and/or shore support, we would love to have you!!  Cooking & helping with equipment at the shoreline is invaluable!

Everyone diving (with only a few exceptions who have already done so) must have a CURRENT BSA and PADI physical to participate in the weekend; most everyone is out of date!  If you are not sure, please call Michelle.  If you are attending as shore support and not diving, you must have a BSA health form, parts A & B.  EVERYONE must also have a signed release/permission slip and all other forms listed above.

You need to make sure you have enough funds in your account to pay for this event or pay with cash or a check.  If you’re not sure, call Michelle or Sandy.

You must be at the dive shop on Thursday evening, 6pm, to get your gear and help load the trailer.  We will meet at Midwest Scuba at 4:30pm Friday to travel to Mermet Springs.  We will stop along the way to grab a bite to eat before arriving at camp.

We will be camping in Crew 905 tents, but you are welcome to use your own.  Don’t forget your camping gear, including a chair, water bottle, etc.

We hope to be back to the dive shop to unload the trailer by 5pm on Sunday.

Anyone interested in getting Open Water certified prior to our Key Largo trip, please contact Michelle for more info.

Jul 1st – 4th (Sat.-Tue.) – Riverfest fundraiser, Regions Bank, 423 First Capitol Dr., St. Charles 63301.

  • Adult Leader: .
  • Sign-ups: Still to come.
  • Forms / releases:  Still to come.

July 7th – July 16th (Fri.-Sun.) – Super Trip!! Key Largo FL.  6 days of Scuba diving on beautiful reefs in the Keys and many other exciting activities!!!  Click here for 2017 Key Largo Trip detailed information or use the above separate tab.

 

CANCELLED!! – Trivia Night Fundraiser.

POSTPONED!! New date TBD (Tue. and Thurs.), 6:00pm-10:00pm – EFR Training, Midwest Scuba shop, 513 Clark St., St. Charles. 1st aid/CPR/AED PADI certification class.

Anyone that wants to take the Rescue dive class will need this training first. Anyone that took this class more than 2 years ago needs to attend the 2nd night to renew their training (not required, just advised).

Oct 21st (Sat.) – Pumpkin Carve, Quail Run Quarry, Rolla, MO.  Come support the dive shop and this crew carving a pumpkin underwater

  • Adult Leader: Michelle R.

Dec. 17th (Sat.) – Christmas Party, Harvester Church of the Nazarene, 3115 McClay Rd., St. Peters 63376.

  • Adult Leader: Penny A.

REGULAR MEETING DATES:

(Colored dates are non-standard dates or locations.)

Crew meetings are held at 6:30pm at Midwest Scuba, 513 Clark St., on the first MONDAY of the month (unless otherwise noted), which are: 

Mar. 6th, Apr. 3rd, May 1st, Jun. 5th, Jul. 3rd, Aug. 7th, Sep. 4th, Oct. 2nd, and Nov. 6th.

Note: There will be no regular December crew meeting.

Committee meetings are held at 6:30pm at Midwest Scuba, 513 Clark St., on the fourth THURSDAY of the month (unless otherwise noted), which are:

Mar. 20th, Apr. 27th, May 25th, Jun. 22th, Jul. 27th, Aug. 24th, Sep. 28th, Oct. 26th, Nov. 16th (chg’d for Thanksgiving) and Dec. 27th.

Note:  The December comm. may get chg’d or cancelled.