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Member Lodges: Achewon Netopalis, Buckskin, Kintecoying, Ktemaque, Shinnecock
Section Chief Chris Boyle and the Section NE-2B Leadership Team have announced that the next Council of Chiefs Meeting for Section NE-2B for the 2013-2014 season will be held on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Seton Scout Reservation in Greenwich, CT. In addition to discussing Section business, this meeting will be the last Section COC meeting prior to the 2014 Section NE-2B Conclave. Section leaders will perform a walking tour of the camp at this meeting to finalize all plans for the upcoming Section Conclave. It is imperative that all 5 lodges in the Section are represented at this meeting including all involved with planning and managing the conclave.
Please contact Section Chief Chris Boyle at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to RSVP for this meeting.
Registration is now open!
Dates: June 13-15, 2014
Conclave Co-Service Lodges:
Ktemaque Lodge & Achewon Netopalis Lodge
Arrowmen Through Time
- Full-Weekend and Saturday-Only registration options are available for the Conclave this year
- You may registrer using our online site (preferred method) or mail-in forms package
- Early registration discounts apply until May 23, 2014 – so register now before you forget!
Join us for fun and fellowship on June 13-15, 2014 at Seton Scout Reservation in Greenwich, CT. This years Council of Chiefs is planning a spectacular event, the theme for this years conclave is “Arrowmen Through Time” and will help get geared up as the Order of Arrow plans to celebrate 100 years in 2015. The five lodges that make up our section are eager to join together for a weekend that will make our lodges better and provide training that each lodge can bring back to their own lodges to make them better. We hope that you will join us for a great weekend of fun, fellowship and brotherhood!
Please contact us if you have questions about this event
CLICK HERE to download the full Conclave Registration Forms Package (Registration Form, Training Form and Medical Form) (**Revised 4/22/14**)
The Forms Package can be used for offline / mail-in registration as well as payment by check
CLICK HERE to download the medical forms package only required to attend the Conclave (Part A & Part B)
The Order of the Arrow is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, and we want you to join us as we commemorate this milestone! Many special events will take place to mark our 100th year anniversary. CLICK HERE to view the national 100th Anniversary web page and to learn more about some of the current 100th Anniversary plans.
UPDATE – To commemorate the organization’s 100th anniversary, the Order of the Arrow will host three national programs during a year-long celebration in 2015. CLICK HERE to read more.
NOAC 2015 Location and Date Announced
At the recent National Planning Meeting, the OA National Committee announced that the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) will be held at Michigan State University from August 3rd to August 8th, 2015. More information about NOAC will be provided as it becomes available in the months ahead. The 2015 NOAC will commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow.
SECTION NE-2B COUNCIL OF CHIEFS (COC) MEETINGS
Please see the schedule to the right or the Section Calendar for COC meeting dates. All lodges in Section NE-2B are required to be present at COC Meetings. It is important that each lodge is properly represented by your Lodge Chief and Lodge Adviser at the meeting. In the event that a Chief or Adviser cannot be present, it is the Lodge’s responsibility to ensure that a qualified replacement person attends the meeting.
Section NE-2B holds 3 COC meetings throughout the year to manage the business of the Section, discuss and review new important program related materials and updates and to develop and plan our yearly Conclave Event. The Council of Chiefs are made up of the following members:
- The Section NE-2B Leadership Team – Section Chief, Section Vice-Chief, Section Secretary, Section Adviser, Associate Adviser(s) and Staff Adviser
- Immediate Past Section Chief
- Lodge Chiefs and Lodge Advisers from our 5 Member Lodges
- Section Committee Chairman and Advisers
- Conclave Service Lodge Youth Coordinator and Adult Adviser
COC voting privileges on Section and Conclave matters are reserved for the 9 key youth members on the committee (Section Officers (3), Past Section Chief and Member Lodge Chiefs (5)).
Lodge Associate Advisers, Lodge Staff Advisers, Scout Executives and Youth Lodge Officers from our member lodges are also gladly invited and encouraged to attend the Section’s COC meetings.
The next NLS and NLATS opporturtunities in the the Northeast Region are:
- April 11-13, 2014 – National Leadership Seminar (NLS ONLY), Hawk Mountain Scout Reservation, Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
- November 14-16, 2014 – National Leadership Seminar (NLS), Alpine Scout Camp, Alpine, NJ
- November 14-16, 2014 – National Lodge Adviser Training Seminar (NLATS), Alpine Scout Camp, Alpine, NJ
Registration materials when available can be found on the NLS and NLATS pages at the Northeast Region Order of the Arrow web site, under the programs tab. If you are interested in attending, please contact your Lodge Chief or Lodge Adviser. Please register early as these courses typically fill up very quickly.You must submit your registration information to your Lodge Adviser for approval and submission to the Region.
These are amazing training opportunities that all current and future lodge leaders (both youth and adults) should attend.
Did you know the 2013-17 OA Strategic Plan was released this summer? The plan was first presented at the 2012 National Order of the Arrow Conference during the National Council of Chiefs meeting. Now it is available to the entire Order, allowing us to focus on a Journey to Excellence and a complete a century of service. To download your own copy of the 2013-17 OA Strategic Plan, Click Here.
To read a special letter from National Chief John Rehm, National Vice Chief Preston Marquis, and National OA Chairman Ray Capp regarding the Strategic Plan, as well as other important topics, click here.
Are you a member of Section NE-2B? The Section is always looking for youth and adult leaders to assist with various Section activities, tasks, training, and the conclave. Working with the Section is a great way to get more involved with the Order of the Arrow. We are especially in need of youth or adults with graphic design talent (Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, etc.) and adults that were former lodge leaders in the age range of 21 to 25 years old.
Contact the Section if you are interested in finding out more about working with us. Click Here to contact us now.
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