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Order of the Arrow

The Order of the Arrow is Scouting’s national honor society. Since its founding in 1915, the Order of the Arrow has recognized campers – Scouts and Scouters – who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. The Order has three purposes:

Scouts from the National Capital Area Council who are inducted into the Order of the Arrow become members of Amangamek-Wipit Lodge #470, an organization offering outdoor adventure and service opportunities. Amangamek-Wipit, which is part of the Northeast Region and Section NE-6A, serves more than 4,500 Arrowmen from the Council’s chapters.

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Amangamek-Wipit Lodge News

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Save the Dates

May 18-20 – Section NE-6A Conclave, Rodney SR

June  2 – Lodge Leadership Development Conference (LLDC)

July 30 – August 4, 2018 – NOAC 2018

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Meeting Information Update

The next Lodge Officers and Advisers (LO&A) meeting will be May 6, 2018, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm at the Marriott Scout Service Center in Bethesda.

Please note that this is not the normal date and time!  The next Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) meeting will be held Saturday, June 2, 2018, at the conclusion of the Lodge Leadership Development Conference (LLDC).  Time and location will be updated when the information becomes available.

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NOAC 2018

The theme for NOAC 2018 is Decide Your Destiny!  Registration is open for youth members at https://scoutingevent.com/082-NOAC2018.

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Section NE-6A Conclave – Canadian Odyssey

May 18-20, 2018

Rodney Scout Reservation

400 Rodney Scout Rd, North East, MD 21901

For more information and to register, please visit https://www.ne6a.org/conclave.html

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Training – NLS/DYLC

The Next National Leadership Seminar(NLS) and Developing Youth Leadership Conference (DYLC) course offering this year will be held Nov 9-11 at Camp Alpine, NJ. All interested candidates should submit the application below to training@wipit.470.org.  Selected candidates will be notified in advance and encouraged to carpool. Each lodge has a limited number of seats.

For more information, about NLS, go to http://northeast.oa-bsa.org/programs/nls

For more information about DYLC, go to http://northeast.oa-bsa.org/programs/dylc

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Lodge Officers for 2017-2018

Lodge Chief: Beckman Hollis
Lodge Vice Chief Operations: Brian Biggs
Lodge Vice Chief Administration & Communications: Devin Little
Lodge Vice Chief Finance & Membership: Zach Schonfeld
Mountain West Area Chief: Michael Dragone
Montgomery Area Chief: Vinny Maltagliati
Virginia Central Area Chief: Matthew Cohn
Virginia South Area Chief: James Doppee
Three Rivers Area Chief: Steven Steinbach

Congratulations to the newly elected 2018-2019 Lodge Officers:

Lodge Chief: Beckman Hollis
Lodge Vice Chief Operations: James Doppee
Lodge Vice Chief Administration & Communications: Duncan Slade
Lodge Vice Chief Finance & Membership: Matthew Cohn
Mountain West Area Chief: William Gouker
Montgomery Area Chief: Vinny Maltagliati
Virginia Central Area Chief: Joseph Lepak
Virginia South Area Chief: Christian Donovan
Three Rivers Area Chief: Steven Steinbach

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Important Links

2018 Dues Payment

Membership Transfer Form_2018 (from another Lodge)

NOAC Registration (Youth Only)

2018-2019 Amangamek Wipit Lodge Calendar

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It’s time to renew your Lodge Membership!

To be a member of Amangamek-Wipit Lodge and the Order of the Arrow, you must be a registered Scout or Scouter and pay lodge dues of $14 annually. Dues increase to $16 after March 31, 2016.  Membership ensures your invitation to all chapter/lodge events and includes a subscription to the quarterly Lodge Shark’s Tooth newsletter, which will be imprinted with your OA ID number and BSA ID number.

Your 2018 dues can be paid online at https://scoutingevent.com/082-OA2018Dues.

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Lodge Website Information and Updates

Effective January 1, 2016, this is the new Amangamek-Wipit website.  Please send comments, concerns, corrections and updates to communications@wipit470.org.

The Amangamek-Wipit Lodge’s 2018-2019 Amangamek Wipit Lodge Calendar is the best source for all Lodge and Chapter activities.