NOAC Day at Busch Gardens / Scholarships for NOAC Available!

NOAC 2015 Contingent gets to ride Falcon’s Fury and have the day at Busch Gardens! October 19th will be our Contingent ride day for Falcon’s Fury!  If you are thinking about joining us for the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference at Michigan State University, Aug 3-8 (next summer), PAY your $100 deposit and get on board! Pay before Oct. 19th and join us for a wild day at the Gardens as well. If you already joined, GREAT! (don’t forget to make your payments, due now!)

We want no Arrowman left behind! There is “Scholarship” money available!!  Please apply if you need some assistance to attend. All youth OA members are eligible to apply for assistance.  Click the NOAC Scholarship link at the upper right corner of the page.

Fall Events Are Approaching

Fall is fast approaching and the lodge has a busy one. Starting with Pegasus (Brotherhood) Day on Saturday September 13 at Camp Brorein. If you have been an Ordeal member for ten months you are eligible to seal your membership with the Brotherhood. The cost is $10.00 for the event and $15.00 more if you are completing your Brotherhood.

October brings Fall Conclave & Ordeal at Flaming Arrow Scout Reservation, the weekend of October 10 – 12. The cost is $20.00. $15.00 more if completing Brotherhood. It is $45.00 for Ordeal Candidates which includes the weekend and everything candidates receive at completion of the Ordeal. At Fall Conclave each year we take nominations for the Vigil Honor and Founder’s Awards that will be presented the following Spring. The nomination forms are available for download on the “Downloads” page.

Section Leadership Summit  hosted by Aal-Pa-Tah  Lodge is the weekend of November 7 – 9 at Tanah Keeta Scout Reservation near Tequesta, Florida.  The cost is $40.00 which will include a T-shirt, must be received by October 24.  After that it will be $40.00 at the door with no T-shirt.

National Leadership Seminars (NLS) and National Lodge Adviser Training Seminars (NLATS) are November 7 -9 at Camp Beckwith near Fairhope, AL.  The cost is $190.00.  You must register by October 14.  Contact Lodge Adviser, Chris Hester to register.

The chapter weekends are being planned for December through February.  Check back soon for details

Pegasus Day is September 13

Pegasus Day (formally known as Brotherhood Day) is September 13 at Camp Brorein. Don’t miss this opportunity for fun and service.  If you have been an Ordeal member for 10 months or more take this opportunity to complete your membership by participating in the Brotherhood Trail and rededicate yourself to the ideals of the Order of the Arrow, brotherhood, leadership & service.  Check-In starts at 8:00 am. The cost is $10.00. the Brotherhood Trail is an additional $15.00 to cover your new sash. To register, click the link to the right.

SLOTS/SLATS to be August 23

Seminole Lodge Officer Training Seminars (SLOTS) and Seminole Lodge Advisor Traing Seminars (SLATS) will be August 23, 2014, 9:00am – 4:00pm, at First United Methodist Church, 303 North Evers Street, Plant City, Florida 33563. The fee is $10.00 per person.

All Semiinole Lodge officers and committee chairs and their advisors are expected to attend. All arrowmen of the lodge are welcome. This is an opportunity to learn how the lodge really operates.

Busch Gardens

Lodge Banquet on May 31.

The Lodge Banquet is May 31, in the Gwazi Pavillion at Busch Gardens, starting at 6:00 p.m.  The cost is $20.00 per person and you can register by clicking on the link at the right of the page.  Parking is free.  Go through the main gate and tell them you are with the Seminole Lodge Banquet.

The Day at Busch Gardens for NOAC participants is still not definite.  We are waiting until Falcon’s Fury is open to the public.  Keep watching for the date.