Lodge Executive Committee Meetings

Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge holds LEC meetings regularly over our GoToMeeting service. This is an online service that can be accessed via web browser or phone. Meetings may also be held in-person, and are regularly posted on our lodge’s calendar.

To join this call, go to tinyurl.com/lodge34lec in your web browser or call in at (872) 240-3412 and use the access code 229-867-645.
All members of the lodge, regardless of position, are encouraged to sign in and join this call! We hope to hear from you soon!

Calling All Lodge Members

Are you looking to take a greater role of leadership in the lodge or serve on a lodge committee? We are looking for all willing lodge youth to fulfill positions as chairmen or serve on various committees in our lodge. Various committees include elections, communications, ceremonies and more! Adult advisers are also welcome to assist with these committees. Contact Brandon Wilbur for more information. Come get involved and make a positive impact on the inner workings of your local Lodge!

NE-3B Conclave 2017- “Arrow Island”

Conclave 2017 was hosted by Kittan Lodge at Camp
Rotary from August 18-20th, 2017. Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge
joined arrowmen from all across the section in a largescale
event with fellowship, training, and fun! Among
training sessions Saturday, arrowmen had the
opportunity to meet Jon Hagenow, the 2017 Northeast
Region Chief. In the afternoon, participants enjoyed
inter-lodge competitions, with a luau held in the
evening. This consisted of food, games, and piña coladas
for everyone! On Sunday morning, a section meeting
was held with elections held for new section officers.
Thank you to all who attended!

Fall COC Meeting 11/4/17

Kegan Kleeschulte, Max Janis, and Brandon Wilbur attending Section NE-3B’s Fall Council of Chiefs Meeting today in Saratoga Springs, NY. Incoming Lodge Adviser Bret Sage and Staff Adviser Matt Lacy also attended the event. The boys reviewed this year’s past Conclave and started planning with section officers and lodge representatives for Conclave 2018 at Mt. Norris Scout Reservation. More information regarding registration and activities will be coming soon, stay tuned!

NOAC Registration Deadline Extension

Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 has decided to extend the registration deadline for NOAC 2018 to December 1st, 2017. The National Order of the Arrow Conference is a fantastic opportunity for members to meet their brothers in the Order on a national scale. Held at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, this week-long event will take place from July 30th – August 4th, 2018. The conference fee for attendees will be $525 per participant with an additional $100-300 estimated cost of transportation to and from the event.

For more information and for registration click here:

http://www.leatherstockingcouncil.org/NOAC

Please contact communications@oalodge34.org with any questions or concerns about NOAC 2018. We hope to see you join us at our Lodge’s first national event!

Octo-Bear Fest and Fall Induction

Ohkwaliha·Ká Lodge #34 held its first Fall Induction Weekend and Octo-Bear Fest at Camp Kingsley in Eva, New York, from September 29th to October 1st, 2017! On Saturday, 4 candidates were inducted into our Order after completing their Ordeal. Later, members came together to enjoy fun and fellowship from Saturday evening into Sunday afternoon. Members played Ga-Ga Ball, card games, and had fun at a Saturday evening campfire. Congratulations to the new members of our Order!

Fall Induction Weekend / Octo-Bear Fest

Come join us September 29th – October 1st for our Lodge’s first Fall Induction Weekend / Octo-Bear Fest! We will be holding an induction event Friday night into Saturday evening, and later a fellowship event Saturday night into Sunday afternoon. Candidates planning on completing their Ordeal must arrive no later than 8:00pm Friday night. Current members are invited to arrive Friday night to watch their brothers complete their Ordeal.

New and current members are then invited to stay Saturday night into Sunday afternoon for Octo-Bear Fest, an event with food, fellowship, and fun! Our Oct0-Bear Fest event will end with check-outs at 3:00pm Sunday afternoon. Come join us in welcoming our new members and bonding with your brothers in our Order!

Preregistration for this event is not mandatory, but highly encouraged to ensure the lowest possible cost to every member in attendance:

https://www.leatherstockingcouncil.org/OAInductionOct

We hope to see you there!