News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.
Many lodges struggle with membership retention, and others with simply recruiting new ordeal members. Marnoc Lodge of Great Trail Council in northeast Ohio is no exception.
Lodges across the country make service to their council, camp and community a focus of their yearly program. Recently, the Scatacook Chapter of Owaneco Lodge took its community service a step further. The chapter wanted to provide service to the community in a meaningful and special way.
Not many lodges make it 50 years, let alone 75. Based in eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa, and southwest Minnesota, Tetonwana Lodge is 76 years old.
Is your lodge looking for a new idea to encourage and promote Brotherhood conversion? Lodges across the country are turning to the nimat programs, using Brotherhood Hikes, as a way to deepen the bonds of brotherhood among Arrowmen who choose to seal their membership in our Order.
On April 12-14, 2013, the members of T'Kope Kwiskwis Lodge completed their biggest and longest project in recent memory. The members of the lodge dedicated their new S. Edmond Packard Memorial Longhouse, their primary ceremony site and lodge building at Camp Pigott in Snohomish, Washington.
The year was 1952 when Navy Captain Jack A. Obermeyer and Ralph P. Lutz founded Amangamek-Wipit Lodge. Prior to that, National Capital Area Council was home to the Clan of the Mystic Oak (CMO), a pre-OA society.
Nawakwa Lodge and Portage Lodge were each recognized with the National Service Award and E. Urner Goodman Camping Award. To receive just one of these awards is a great honor, but for a lodge to receive both recognitions in the same year is almost unheard of.
Wahunsenakah Lodge 333 based in Newport News, Virginia recently had a unique opportunity to extend their service to the community by helping a nearby Iroquoian tribe improve their lands.
Looking for a great lodge or chapter service project? Do you want to help build trails for everyone to enjoy? If so, you will probably be interested in participating in the 2013 National Trails Day on June 1, 2013.