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2017 George Mason District Order of the Arrow Events

Monthly OA Chapter meeting is the same time/location as the George Mason District Round Table 

January
7 Annual Lodge Banquet (first Sat in Jan)
7 Shark’s Tooth (chapter article) deadline
12 TOAR’s begin OA yearly election process
12 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT (one time changed scheduling)
20 OA Presidential Inauguration Honor Corp
28 Section 6A #LEAD training
February
TBD Select Vigil Nominating Committee members and Adviser
5 1:30 pm Vigil Selection Training
3:00 pm OA LEC
9 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
18 District Pine Wood Derby (OA Chapter hosts)
25 University of Scouting (4th Sat in Feb)
March
TBD Joint Chapter Brotherhood Ceremony
5 Chapter JTE Plans DUE
9 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
10-12 NLS/NLATS at Camp Alpine, NJ
11 NCAC Commissioner College with OA support (2nd Sat in March)
OA Lodge activity choices (e.g. OA TTT ; beadwork)
31 Election process concludes
April
2 Shark’s Tooth (Chapter article) deadlineCeremony
2 OA LEC- Vigil Nominations Due
TBD Lodge Spring Fellowship (includes Lodge officer elections, ceremony competitions)
6 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
May
3-5 George Mason/Colonial combined Spring Ordeal – Flying Circus, Bealeton, Va
11 Monthly Chapter Meeting (Chapter Elections), RT
TBD George Mason District Dinner
19-21 Section 6A Conclave at Broad Creek Scout Reservation
includes Section officer elections
26-28 NCAC Council Camporee at Goshen Scout Reservation (50th anniversary of Goshen)
June
4 OA LEC
8 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
10 Lodge Leadership Development Conference (LLDC)
10 Shark’s Tooth (Chapter article) deadlineCeremony
TBD WFA training for OA Health & Safety Team members
6/17-7/1 GOAT
July
6/17-7/1 GOAT
1 Goshen Bus Loading
19-28 National Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel, WV
August
10 Monthly Chapter Meeting
12-14 Vigil Weekend at Goshen
20 OA LEC
September
14 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
15-17 Lodge Fall Fellowship at Camp Snyder
17 Shark’s Tooth (Chapter article) deadline
October
1 OA LEC
6-7 Fall Ordeal
12 Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
November
1 Passport/Registration Dues – OPEN
4 Area Leadership Development Conference (ALDC),       Fairfax LDS, 4911 Ox Road, Fairfax, VA
5 Shark’s Tooth (Chapter article) deadline
9 Monthly Chapter Meeting, Roundtable (Thoreau MS)
– Scouting for Food
– Unit Election Season Begins
10-12 NLS/NLATS at Camp Alpine, NJ
11 Scouting For Food (OA Chapter Staff at Food Collection Sites)
24-25 Vigil Weekend at Hallowood Retreat Center
25 Chapter J2E Forms Due
December
3 OA LEC with potluck holiday party, MSSC (3pm-5pm)
14 – Monthly Chapter Meeting, RT
– Train Troop OA Representative (TOAR) in OA Election Process
-Troop OA Representative (TOAR) schedule Election dates with partner   troop
January 2018
6 Annual Lodge Banquet

 

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