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Upcoming Events
Thu Nov 27, 2014
Sat Dec 06, 2014 @18:00 -
Vigil Gathering
Thu Dec 18, 2014 @19:30 -
E-Board Meeting
Wed Dec 24, 2014
Christmas Eve
Thu Dec 25, 2014
Wed Dec 31, 2014
New Year's Eve
Thu Jan 01, 2015
New Year's Day
Fri Jan 02, 2015
OA Elections Begin

Lowaneu Allanque - WELCOME!

PopcornPopcorn Super Saturday is being held at Batavia Public Works - 200 N. Raddant Road, Batavia, IL 60510

  • 7-8:30am - Returning Product Only
  • 8:30am-12:00pm - Returning and Picking up Product
  • 1-3pm - Product Pickup Only

Order of the Arrow members & other volunteers who are assisting with this event should report to their group & make sure to sign in, so we can track your service hours. Thank you so much for volunteering your time to help! ANY time you can give will be most appreciated!!!


OAlodge41Between October 15, 2104 & January 31, 2015 OA Lodge members in the Three Fires Council have the special opportunity to pay for many of the OA Lodge events with one Annual Membership Fee.

The Lowaneu Allanque Lodge #41 Annual Registration allows you to pay for the 2015 Winter Banquet, 2015 Lodge Pow Wow, 2015 Spring Fellowship, 2015 Fall Fellowship, PLUS pay your 2015 Dues at one time.  You will also receive a limited edition 2015 Lowaneu Allanque Patch only available to Annual Registration Members.  All of these would cost $130.00 if you register on-site.  You save $40.00!

The Annual Registration MUST be received by December 20, 2014 or additional fees will be incurred for the Winter Banquet. This offer will END on January 31st, 2015 You must register for each event that you will be attending at least 2 weeks prior to the event even though the fees are already paid.  Indicate on the registration that you paid the Annual Registration. This can be done online. Medical forms or waivers, as applicable, will still be needed AT the specific events as stated for each event. 

to pay EITHER your 2015 OA Dues ($20) OR the Annual Membership which includes dues ($90)


OA At Training Academy on November 8, 2014 - East Aurora High School, 500 Tomcat Lane, Aurora, IL  60505

OA Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Training (8am to 4pm) - Flier with Info This five session course is for OA training for both youth & adult Lodge leaders. LLD (Lodge Leadership Development) is a required class for all Lodge and Chapter officers and their advisers but it is open & encouraged for all OA members to take. The session will consist of topics that we need to discuss to help our lodge run better, such as communication, elections, events, etc. Registration includes patch & lunch & training materials. Please wear your OA uniform & sash.

Sash - BrotherhoodBrotherhood Conversion at Training Academy (Ceremony assembly is at 1:30pm)  Youth & Adult members who did their Ordeal in 2013 or before, may seal their membership in the Order of the Arrow by becoming Brotherhood members. The Brotherhood Conversion Fee was included in your 2013 Ordeal Fee and was paid when the Ordeal was done, so there is no cost to 2013 ORDEAL MEMBERS become a Brotherhood Member. If you did your Ordeal BEFORE 2013, then there is a $20 fee for the sash, etc., payable onsite at the Brotherhood Ceremony. Please pre-register for your Brotherhood by using the OA/LLD Registration above so that we have enough sashes and materials on hand. Youth & Adult members who wish to attend this ceremony & are not attending Training Academy should check in at the registration area to pick up a wrist band & room location for the ceremony. (No fee or registration needed for non-Training Academy Guests. We just have to have you pick up a wristband if you are in the School.) Ceremony assembly is at 1:30pm and will start shortly thereafter.



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Order of the Arrow - Winter Banquet

Saturday, January 03, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm


Come and join the Lodge for food fellowship & FUN & to recognize the Top Arrowmen of 2014! Saturday, January 3rd beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm / Bethany Lutheran Church - 8 S Lincoln St, Batavia, IL

We will recognize the Vigil Class of 2014, James E West Award Recipients, Plans and Strategies for a successful Lodge, Founders Award Recipients & Silent Auction

Early Bird Fee: Before December 20, 2014, the cost is $30
On or after December 20, 2014, the cost is $35/person
On-site walk-in registration is $45 if seating is available.

2015 Annual members who have paid their $90 fee are entitled to attend this event for no additional charge. Please check the 'Annual Fee button' when registering to eliminate your charge. Thanks!


noac 2015 2015 NOAC National Order of the Arrow Conference
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow, and is Scouting’s second-largest national event.  Over 10,000 Arrowmen from across our nation will gather for an inspirational and unforgettable experience full of fellowship, training, adventure and fun! During NOAC, Arrowmen will participate in a six-day conference which includes top notch training sessions, cool recreational opportunities, patch trading, midway booths, evening shows full of theatrics and special effects, and exciting programs. There will be ceremony and dance teams, Chances to participate in sporting competitions as well as other competitions that our lodge can compete in.

The cost for our council to attend NOAC 2015 is $550 per person. Included in this fee are 6 unforgettable days full of fellowship, training, adventure, & fun!, meals once we arrive at NOAC, plus patches, hat, shirts and other surprises for our contingent (details to be announced as they become available).

NOAC Fee Payment Schedule:
$275 when you sign up online (must be by February 1, 2015)
Additional national late fee of $75 added after Feb 1st
Total payment due by March 31, 2015

Questions contact Roger Johnson-Lodge advisor, Wes Weems-OA Staff advisor or Geoff Dubbins-NOAC Contingent advisor / Arrowmen attending the 2015 NOAC will get as part of their fee, a once in a lifetime souvenir, a special edition red sash! These sashes will differ from those currently worn in that the colors are reversed, with a white arrow emblazoned on a red sash. The rarity of the sash is noteworthy, as only those present at NOAC 2105 will receive them


OATo All Order of the Arrow Committee Members, E-Board Members, Adult Advisers, Chapter Chiefs & all OA Members!

Thursday,  November 20, 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 Order of the Arrow members are encouraged to attend, (in uniform and with your OA sash).  

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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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