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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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

Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) 2016

lld-logo-160-1The Lodge Leadership Development course will be held at Camp Horseshoe on Friday November 4th to Saturday, November 5th 2016, and it’s FREE!

If you are a lodge officer for 2016/2017 or a lodge committee member, this training course is required.  Please sign up at the link below (also allows you to schedule for Brotherhood Blitz):

Register here.
Start Time:  November 4th, 7 pm
End Time: November 5th, 7pm

We will be cabin camping, so prepare for that and bring your class A with ash.  Meals will be provided.

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Chester County Council Cub Camporee – Staff Needed!

Calling all Arrowmen! Please help us staff the Cub Day! We have over 495 adults and Cubs signed-up and ready to have an awesome day of fun, but they need YOU!

Some of the events planned are BB Gun, Archery, Slingshot Paintball, Bottle Rocket launching, Bouldering Wall, Orienteering course, Nature/Environmental Study session — around 14-16different things to participate in.

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Registration starts at 12:00, put tents up, events start at 1:00 & run to 6:00, dinner & then Campfire w/OA in Native-American costume, then Orienteering the next morning after breakfast. 

More info is here: https://c5cubday.wordpress.com/

We will be focusing this year on Cub Scout retention and camp will include an overnight stay. The new location should better enable us to reach out to all 4 Council Districts. Final details are being worked out by the Cub Day Committee. We have 4 Youth running the activity areas to assist the Committee Youth Chair but need help in the activity areas, parking, camping areas.

Please communicate your interest in serving by emailing the Committee at cubday@octoraro22.org.

 

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