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octoraro22headerOctoraro Lodge 22 has over 800 active arrowmen who donate hundreds of service hours annually to help maintain Horseshoe Scout Reservation and encourage camping in Chester County Council. We hope that this site will answer your questions about our lodge. If you have any further questions, feel free to send an email to questions@octoraro22.org.

Conclave 2017!

Conclave is fast approaching!  Have you signed up?

Where: Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation
When: June 9 – 11, 2017
Who: Any Octoraro 22 arrowmen!
What: Conclave is a fun experience, meeting new members from Section NE-6B which includes 5 lodges from neighboring areas.  It’s a time for training, fun activities, growing your understanding of the OA, excellent food, and amazing shows.
Why:  It’s a lot of fun!  Octoraro 22 always outdoes themselves going to conclave, taking the cheerful spirit of the Order to the next level.  You don’t want to miss it!
How: www.octoraro22.org/register

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Troop Representative Training

Date: April 2nd, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM – Lunch Provided
Where: Chester County Council Service Center, West Chester, PA

Octoraro Lodge 22 will be conducting a Troop Representative Summit. The Troop Representative Committee (Youth) will present expectations, duties/responsibilities of an involved Order of the Arrow Troop Representative (Youth). This is a leadership position the qualifies for all Boy Scouts ranks. The Troop Representative serves as the conduit of communication between the Troop and the Lodge. We are here to aid you in fulfilling that role and for you to maximize your leadership opportunity within the Troop and Lodge.

Please register here.

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Lodge Records Migration Project

Octoraro Lodge 22 has scheduled a very special workday for Saturday December 10th from 9 am to 3 pm at the Council Service Center so that we can work on Lodge Records migration. This workday will help us with Phase 3 of the project – to take scanned PDFs of inactive members’ records and transfer them to a spreadsheet for importing into our records’ database, Lodgemaster.  

For those that are able to come, we ask those who are bringing laptops to ensure that Microsoft Excel and Adobe Acrobat Reader (or regular Adobe Acrobat) are installed on their laptops. Most PC laptops will have these installed already.  The laptop will also need to have a working USB port. We are asking those who have more than 1 laptop to bring them in case others cannot bring a laptop.  

Lunch will also be provided to those assisting with the records migration.

This will be a HUGE help for our records keeping.  We will eventually be able to house all our records in 1 place – our database – rather than several places at present.  

If you are able to help, please register at the link below.   It is critical that you register if coming so we can prepare resources for the project accordingly.  

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LSRS9NN

Any questions about the workday or the overall project should be directed to Andrew Coe or Leslie John.  

Sincerely,

Octoraro 22 Lodge Executive Committee