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Upcoming Events
Thu Aug 21, 2014 @19:30 -
E-Board Meeting
Fri Sep 12, 2014 @19:00 - 10:00
OA FALL Fellowship - Sept 12-14
Thu Sep 18, 2014 @19:30 -
E-Board Meeting
Fri Sep 26, 2014
OA Vigil Weekend
Thu Oct 16, 2014 @19:30 -
E-Board Meeting

Lowaneu Allanque - WELCOME!

OALocation : BSA Adventure Camp - Rochelle

Fri., Sept. 12 (7pm) to Sun., Sept 14 (10am)

Fall Fellowship weekend is an opportunity for both newly selected and current members of the Order of the Arrow to conduct service at our camp, share in fellowship, and learn more about what it is to be an Arrowman. It is an opportunity for Arrowmen to gather together and celebrate the past year in the lodge, learn more about how you can serve Scouting and the Order of the Arrow, have some fun, and elect new Lodge and Chapter Officers for next year.

Registration is ONLINE below

NEWLY ELECTED ORDEAL CANDIDATES: This is an excellent opportunity to complete your ordeal and join our Lodge.

ORDEAL MEMBERS: After you have been a member of the Order of the Arrow for at least 10 months, you may seal your membership in the OA by doing your Brotherhood Conversion at this fellowship. (NOTE: Members who did their Ordeal in 2013, the Brotherhood Conversion Fee was included in your Ordeal Fee and was paid when the Ordeal was done.)

 COSTS: (Select those that apply) You may pay any of these online when registering.

  • Member Fellowship Fee: Early Bird Rate = $20 if paid by Aug. 29 / $30 on or after Aug 30
  • Ordeal Candidate Fellowship Fee: Early Bird Rate = $60 if paid by Aug. 29 / $70 on or after Aug 30 - Includes Fellowship weekend, OA Sash, handbook, Lodge Flap, event patch & 2014 Dues
  • Brotherhood Conversion Fee: If Ordeal was done before 2013 = $20 / Brotherhood Conversion - If Ordeal was done in 2013 = FREE
  • 2014 OA Lodge Dues = $20 / 2015 OA Lodge Dues = $20



NOAC2015 is the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow. The 2015 NOAC (National Order of the Arrow Conference) will be held at Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI from August 3-8, 2015.  Michigan State University has hosted the 2006 and 2012 NOACs. 2015 promises to be the biggest and best NOAC ever. Will you be there? MORE INFO about NOAC 2015

Lowaneu Allanque is going to NOAC 2015.  We are taking reservations forArrowmen who are planning to attend and are currently working on our timeline with registration & payment plans which will be rolled out shortly.  E-board is on Thursday, August 21 and we hope to be able to roll out at least a calendar by then, with registration to follow by the September E-board. In the meantime, please contact Wes Weems & let him know that you are interested by sending him an email! This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it / 630.797.4630



CFL PatchCFL CamperCamp Freeland Leslie is located near Oxford, Wisconsin and is owned & operated by the Boy Scouts of America, Three Fires Council.

Camp Freeland Leslie is the premier patrol-method camp in the Central Region.  We believe that the patrol is the heart of Scouting, and that teaching Scouts to work as a team is our most important job. The staff is hard at work, and we look forward to serving you.  Please visit our website at often as we add new information, & be sure to check the important announcements and dates as they appear.

View our CAMP FREELAND LESLIE VIDEO & see what fun you can have at camp! Camp Freeland Leslie 2014 Video/ See our Iceberg VIDEO!


VigilCongratulations to the following Arrowmen who were called out to become Vigil Members at the Fall Fellowship! Vigil Weekend was held on September 27-28, 2013.

Will Arnold III / Nathaniel Baum / Jonathan Buettner / Joe Hyken /Sam Kitz / Ken Kratzer / Anthony Matteson / Jeffery Fechner Sr /Ronald Feldman / Carrie Gatske / Greg Grapenthien /Dale Squier /Wes Weems


OATo All Order of the Arrow Committee Members, E-Board Members, Adult Advisers, and Chapter Chiefs:

Thursday,  August 21, 2014 (every 3rd Thursday of the month UNLESS otherwise noted), there is an Order of the Arrow E-Board Meeting at Bethany Lutheran Church, (8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia, IL).  The meeting starts at 7:30pm.  All OA Committee Members are encouraged to attend, (in uniform and with your OA sash).  

Committee Chairs should prepare a BRIEF report of what their committee has been doing since the last E-Board meeting, (preparing for fellowship, conclave, etc…, number of members on the committee, and plans for the next month).  If you are not sure what you need to do, please work with your Adult Adviser.  If you cannot make the meeting, please work with your Adult Adviser to get a report to the meeting through either them or your designee.  

Directions to the Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia, (where the meetings are normally held), are as follows:  

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FDLWant to find a great camp to take your unit camping? Our lodge has updated the Where to go Camping database & it is full of great places to take your troop, team or crew in the 5 state area! Click on the state you want, or download the entire list. Thanks, Diane Buri for your hard work on this project!

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