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NOAC 2015

NOAC is August 3-8, 2015.

Interest in the 2015 Centennial NOAC has been overwhelming. Reservations are full and there is a waiting list. The lodge has requested additional spots on the waiting list and should know the status of these spots by the end of 2014. Preference will be given to Youth.

Go to the National site to learn more about the OA 100th anniversary NOAC next summer:

 

http://www.oa-bsa.org/pages/content/noac-2015-information

 

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TOPA TOPA LODGE REORGANAZATION

Topa Topa Lodge will be reorganizing and combining lodge chapters as follows:

Mitz-Khan-a-Khan, San Ceyetano and Ojai will become one chapter

Muwu and Asuskwa will become one chapter

Moskimos will remain as it is

Uhu Ku will remain as it is

The effective date of the change will be at the September Annual Dinner.

More information to follow.

 

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INFORMATION FOR NEW CANDIDATES

IconCongratulations on your election to the Order of the Arrow.  Now you will need to complete an Ordeal weekend to become a member of the OA.  The paperwork you received at the Camporee contains all the information you need.  You are encouraged to attend the upcoming Pre-Ordeal orientation meeting in your district.  If you don’t have that meeting information, please click the Inquiry link to the left.  Be sure to include your troop number or district in the message along with a way to contact you.  If you have lost your papers from the weekend, the information is available on our downloads page.  The Ordeal weekends are at Camp Three Falls, they are from Friday evening thru Sunday morning (you must attend the entire weekend to be inducted).

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LODGE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEETING

IconThursday November 20, 2014 is the Next Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting.  There is a lot of business to cover and we need all Lodge Officers, Chapter Chiefs, Advisers or their representatives to please attend all LEC meetings. As always the meeting will start at 7:30 PM in the Scout Center.  All LEC meetings are open to all members in good standing in the Lodge. See you there!

Chapter Chief’s please bring your written Chapter reports and articles for the upcoming Tom Tom.

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Camp 3 Falls Promotion

IconOur home camp, Camp 3 Falls is nestled in the beautiful Lockwood Valley in the NE corner of Ventura County.  It’ s never too early to promote Summer Camp.  Here is the current promotional flyer, perfect for downloading and charing with your unit and the units in your chapter while promoting Summer Camp.  Questions about Camp 3 Falls can be answered at www.campthreefalls.blogspot.com.

CAMP THREE FALLS FLYER (1312)

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8 New Vigil Brothers

IconDSC_0503Eight of your brothers completed their Vigil weekend at Camp Three Falls.  27 Lodge Vigil Honor members attended the weekend to support the new candidates.  Thanks especially to the cook staff for great food, and to Vigil Chief Cordel F. for a great event.  The 2013 Topa Topa Vigil class is: Shilo G., Jeffery G., Tyler K., Peter L., Tyler N., Jordan S., Kevin Koch, Tom McKnelly

 

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