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Goose Creek Chapter Chief: Chapter Chief
Goose Creek Chapter Adviser: Hal Raffensperger
Upcoming Chapter & Lodge Events
Annual Passport Registration (11/7/2015): The Lodge leadership has voted to continue offering the Annual Passport Registration. The cost of the Annual Passport is $100 and it covers the cost of your annual dues, the Lodge Banquet, Lodge Spring Fellowship, and the Lodge Fall Fellowship. This is a tremendous cost saving if you plan on attending all of the Lodge's events. The Annual Passport registration will be open on November 7th. (Future Link)
Lodge 2016 Annual Dues (11/7/2015): The Lodge annual dues will remain at $14 next year. Your dues can be paid online by going to the following web site. The dues registration site will be open on November 7th. (Future Link)
Goose Creek District Webelos-O-Ree (11/21/2015): The Goose Creek Chapter will be assisting with the Webelos-O-Ree, that will be held at Camp Snyder. We will be building the Saturday evening campfire and performing a ceremony during the evening campfire. Arrowmen who wish to help with this activity should contact the Chapter Chief for more information.
Lodge Leadership Development Conference (LLDC) (11/21/2015) - All Arrowmen who hold plan on holding Chapter/Lodge leadership positions should attend this training. This year's LLDC will be held in Falls Church, VA from 8:00AM - 5:00PM. Additional information can be found in this flyer. There is no cost to attend this event however you must register for the event. Attendees should bring a bag lunch or you can purchase pizza when you register. NOTICE: The Lodge leadership has specified that this event will count towards the Arrowman Service Award requirement to "Attend a Lodge Centennial Event". But, you must attend the "Centennial Session – A History Lesson" class during the 2:00PM training session. Click on the following link to open the registration page. (http://www.ncacbsa.org/events/event_details.asp?id=696981&group=115700)
Lodge Banquet (1/2/2016): Our Lodge Banquet location has been changed and will now be held at Camp Snyder. The 2016 Banquet will be a Brunch and will be held on January 2, 2016. Registration will open on November 7th. The will be an early bird special of $30 if you register before November 30th. After that date the cost will be $40. Remember, if you purchase the Annual Passport, the fee for the Lodge Banquet is covered by the Passport.
#LEAD Section Training Conference (1/23/2016): The Area NE-6A will be holding their annual training conference at the Carroll County Community College in Westminster, MD. Registration for this event is now open at the following link. (http://ne6a.org/lead/)
Lodge Spring Fellowship (4/8-10/2016) : The Lodge Spring Fellowship will be held at Camp Snyder. Please mark your calendars and check back for additional information.
Area NE-6A Conclave at Goshen Scout Reservation (5/20-22/2016): The Area NE-6A Conclave will be held at Goshen Scout Reservation. Please mark your calendars and check the NE6A.org web site for additional information.
Lodge Fall Fellowship (9/16-18/2016): The Fall Fellowship will be held at Goshen Scout Reservation. Please mark your calendars and check back for additional information.
OA 100 Year Anniversary Celebration
OA Training Opportunities
Lodge Leadership Development Conference (LLDC): 11/21/2015 - More Info Coming
OA Membership Information
2016 Dues: All members will soon receive notification of their 2016 annual dues. The dues for the up coming year will still be $14. The online dues payment will be open on November 7, 2015. Please check back here after this date for the link to the payment engine.
Lodge Transfer: Fill out the transfer/registration form, send it and your dues to the address shown at the top of this form.
Centennial Arrowman Service Award - Time is Running Out!!!
Less than two months are left to complete the ASA requirements and earn this once-in-a-lifetime OA sash patch. There is one more opportunity to attend a Lodge Centennial Event, for those who need to last requirement. See the LLDC entry above. All award forms must be turned in to the Chapter Adviser before 12/25/2015. Read more about this special award patch that can be worn on your sash: ASA info
Submit your completed form to the Goose Creek Chapter Adviser. The completed form cannot be mailed; it must be submitted in-person to the Chapter Adviser.
NOTE: Alternate 100th Anniversary Events Requirement
You can now submit your 100th Anniversary Celebration Photo to the following email address.
Or submit your photo to #OA100 as shown on your ASA Progress Tracker
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