Ware Dining Hall Renovation Update

As of 9/3/2015, the following is done and pending:

Exterior Renovations

1. All large windows removed

2. New end wall siding installed & stained

3. Opening for gable end fan roughed-in

4. Pending: Replace exterior door frames, doors and door hardware

5. Pending: Install & power exhaust fan

6. Pending: Paint newly replaced doors

Interior Work

1. Memorabilia & plaques removed to storage

2. New electrical receptacles and lighting installed

3. Side & end walls insulated

4. New paneling & trim on side and end walls

5. New paneling & trim painted

6. Pending: New HVAC ductwork above ceiling

7. Pending: New insulated ceiling panels

8. Pending: Purchase and install ceiling fans

9. Pending: Convert one restroom to HVAC room

10. Pending: Install refurbished HVAC unit with power, gas & piping

11. Pending: Purchase and install new projection screen

12. Pending: Reinstall memorabilia

Ron Rosenberry works tirelessly on the Ware Dining Hall paneling.
Ron Rosenberry works tirelessly on the Ware Dining Hall paneling.
Insulation can be seen as the paneling is cut for the Ware Dining Hall walls.
Insulation can be seen as the paneling is cut for the Ware Dining Hall walls.
The panels are installed on the Ware Dining Hall walls.
The panels are installed on the Ware Dining Hall walls.
The Octoraro 22 carpentry crew works to frame in the end of the Ware Dining Hall.
The Octoraro 22 carpentry crew works to frame in the end of the Ware Dining Hall.

Race to Scouting, Run with the Pack Staff

Brothers, we are need of staff for the event below. Please register at the following: http://tinyurl.com/otn668u

The Chester Council County Order of the Arrow Lodge, Octoraro 22, is hosting a Council-wide Cub Scout recruiting effort at Camp Ware. This year’s event promises to be more action packed then last years, including an overnight at the Camp. If you decide to come down for the day – registration will open at 9:00 AM Saturday but it is “come when you can, leave when you must”. We encourage ALL Cub Scouts (Tigers to Arrow of Lights) to bring a friend with them to share the fun of Cub Scouting. The cost of the program will be $10/youth and an additional $5/additional family member. All Cub Scouts that bring a friend will be refunded the cost of the program. The program activities include a night hike, a campfire, BB Shooting, Slingshot paintball, Bottle Rockets launching and other fun activities. Advancement opportunities will be made available. We will also have activities showing Webelos the cool things the Boys Scouts do!
We encourage Packs and Dens to come as units but the event is open to everyone.

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September Service Weekend 2015

The September Fellowship weekend allows new Ordeal and Brotherhood members to be inducted while providing service to the camp combined with special fellowship and games. The Lodge elections also take place this weekend.

September 18th – 20th

September Fellowship Weekend (Click here to register)

Weekend Schedule (PDF)

Weekend Menu (PDF)*

*Lobster is on the menu: please contact foodservice@octoraro22.org if you have any shellfish allergies.

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#DareToDo

At the 2015 NOAC, all Arrowmen were challenged – do 100 acts of unselfish service in the next 100 days.

It’s simple. Each day do an act of service, no matter how small, for the other people around you. Post about it on social media using the hashtag #DareToDo — and we’ll make America better, each day, together.

Website: DareToDo

DareToDo

Welcome!

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.

Day of Service

Octoraro 22 is celebrating the centennial anniversary of the OA with a centennial event – a Day of Service!

Volunteers to assemble at 8:30am on October 10th for coffee and donuts and for planting instructions. After that work will commence. Projects should be completed by noon, but if a few want to stay longer at each site to check the work, then they may want to bring a lunch. Both BVA and CRC will have water for the volunteers.

Darlington Photos from 10/10 Day of Service:

WCU Alpha Phi Omega members planting trees.
WCU Alpha Phi Omega members planting trees.
Troop 44 is working hard to plant trees.
Troop 44 is working hard to plant trees.
Event adviser Mike Steinberger is proudly wearing his OA Trail Crew shirt while planting trees.
Event adviser Mike Steinberger is proudly wearing his OA Trail Crew shirt while planting trees.
Sean Bealter, Tom Steinberger and some WCU Alpha Phi Omega members do some pre-planning.
Sean Bealter, Tom Steinberger and some WCU Alpha Phi Omega members do some pre-planning.
Pack 122 members are proud of their tree planting work.
Pack 122 members are proud of their tree planting work.
Michelle and Tom Steinberger working on planting a tree.
Michelle and Tom Steinberger working on planting a tree.
The Cutlers from Devon 50 are hard at work planting a tree.
The Cutlers from Devon 50 are hard at work planting a tree.
The tree planters get some instruction.
The tree planters get some instruction.
Chris and Nate Gilbert planting a tree.
Chris and Nate Gilbert planting a tree.

Update 10/8/2015:  450 trees have been dropped at the Parkesburg site for planting on Saturday.  Pictures below!

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