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The Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship will be held on September 8-10, 2017. - Join us for FUN & fellowship at Camp Big Timber, 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL. 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. Early Bird Member Fellowship Weekend Fee is $20 ($30 after August 27th). Location : Camp Big Timber, 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin, IL.
For newly elected Ordeal Candidates: This is the last opportunity to complete your ordeal and join our Lodge. Please read the Ordeal Candidate Letter and Ordeal Candidate Equipment List for important information related to joining our Lodge. You must also download, complete and bring the following Forms with you to this event. Form links are listed under Attachments. Cost is $60 ($70 after August 27th) and includes the Fellowship Weekend fee, your OA Ordeal sash, patch, OA handbook and your 2017 Lodge Dues)
PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE FORMS BELOW BEFORE ATTENDING THE FELLOWSHIP!
What to bring for the work projects: To all attending the OA Fall Fellowship - Everyone is requested to bring a 5 gallon bucket, work gloves, digging shovel, yard rake (not a leaf rake), insect repellent, eye protection, hearing protection, and a water bottle if you have them. Please wear long pants, and good shoes (boots preferred). Please put your names on your tools.
ORDEAL CANDIDATE REGISTRATION FORMS:
- 2017 Ordeal Candidate Letter - Letter explaining to candidates about Ordeal
- 2017 Ordeal Candidate Registration Form - For candidates to register for their Ordeal at Spring or Fall Fellowship if they are unable to register online
- 2017 Ordeal Candidate - Equipment Letter - What you need to bring to your Ordeal
BROTHERHOOD CONVERSION FORMS:
- 2017 Brotherhood Registration - For registering for a Brotherhood Conversion (eligibility is 10+ months after completing your Ordeal Ceremony)
- 2017 Brotherhood Letter - Letter
- 2017 Brotherhood Workbook - Workbook
For current Ordeal Members who wish to seal their Brotherhood: After you have been a member of the Order of the Arrow for at least 10 months (you did your Ordeal in or before 2016), you may seal your membership in the OA by doing your Brotherhood Conversion at this Fellowship. Cost is $20 (in addition to the Fellowship Weekend fee). Note: You must also be current on your 2017 Lodge Dues.
Please note - Lodge Dues must be current in order to participate in the Fellowship weekend. Dues for Ordeal and Brotherhood Candidates must be paid in full prior to the event. You may pay your 2017 Dues using the links at the top of the page when registering for this event. You may also pay your 2017 and/or 2018 dues at this time as a convenience. Dues are $20/year. If you paid the special 2017 Annual Member Fee which includes this event, you may register using this system.
The Order of the Arrow Fall Fellowship Fall Fellowship will be at Camp Big Timber in Elgin, Illinois this year.