2018 Fall Fellowship, Michigamea Lodge, Order of the Arrow
Registration is CLOSED, Pay at CAMP!!
Bring your BSA A&B Physical with you to Camp.
September 7, 8, & 9, 2018 at Camp Frank S. Betz
Michigamea Lodge 110
Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America
The 2018 Fall Fellowship will be held on September 7th – 9th at Camp Frank S. Betz in Berrien Springs, Michigan. To complete your reservation, signup at this site before Friday, Aug 31, 2018, to ensure that we plan for your attendance.
$27.00 Fee for Lodge Members (including those that did their Ordeal in the Spring of 2018)
$54.00 Fee for Ordeal Candidates
$35.00 Fee for Brotherhood Candidates if you did your Ordeal in Spring 2016 or prior
Brotherhood Candidates are Free if you did your Ordeal Spring or Fall of 2017, or Fall of 2016.
A $5.00 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT is available if paid in full by the close of business on Sunday Sept 2. A $5.00 late Fee will be imposed if your registration form is not paid IN FULL online before the close of business on Wednesday, September 5th, in camp registration will be subject to a $10 late fee.
Fees include all meals, cracker barrels, supplies, and building materials for projects. The Ordeal Candidates fee includes 2017 dues and the cost of the event you completed your Brotherhood, if done within the next 24 months. Ordeal Candidates also receive a Lodge Pocket Flap, Order of the Arrow Sash, Ordeal Certificate, and Handbook. The Brotherhood Candidates will receive their Lodge Brotherhood Pocket Flap, Sash, and Brotherhood Certificate. Youth Ordeal Candidates that have a financial need can contact email@example.com for information on our need based Ordeal Scholarship.
Suggested Equipment: Members, in the Scout fashion, will bring their own tents and personal gear, including full Class A Scout uniform including shorts. The Ordeal Candidates will especially need a ground cloth, sleeping bag, rain gear, work gloves, and work clothes. Be prepared to help with one or more of the various work-projects that need to be completed. We are always in need of craftsmen and their tools. We suggest bringing work clothes, gloves, and tools. A list of projects to be worked on will be posted to www.oa110.org about two weeks prior to the event.
Personal Health and Medical History Forms: All participants must submit a Personal Health and Medical History Form. The form must be submitted at the time of registration. The form does not require a doctor’s examination
Found online here: http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/HealthandSafety/ahmr.aspx
Emergency Numbers: Camp Frank S. Betz, (269) 471-9429
Robert J. Welsh Service Center (312) 421-8800
Brotherhood Conversion: Complete the following requirements and you may be eligible to seal your membership in the Order and enter the Circle of Brotherhood:
· Complete 10 months of service as an Ordeal Member.
· Be a registered and active member of a Scouting Program/Unit.
· Be a registered and active member (dues paid) in the Michigamea Lodge #110, Order of the Arrow.
· Memorize the signs of Arrow Membership: Obligation, Official Song, and Admonition.
· Submit a letter stating the following: Explain what you think the Obligation means; Describe how you have been fulfilling this Obligation in your troop/team and in your daily life, and how you have used your understanding of the Ordeal to aid in this service; and describe your specific plans for giving service in the lodge program.
Eligible Brotherhood Candidates can receive assistance and training at the “Brotherhood Workshop” scheduled for Saturday Afternoon. Participants will review requirements during the workshop and be allotted time to edit and modify their Brotherhood letters.
Policy for Activities – Adult Supervision: All youth members (under the age of 18) who are attending the Fellowship must be accompanied by a registered adult member of the Order of the Arrow, who is responsible for that youth during the entire event. The responsibility for assuring that an adult member accompanies youth members is vested in the unit leader, in which the youth is registered. Chapter Advisers are to be consulted when arrangements beyond the unit level are needed. If necessary, special arrangements can be coordinated through the Lodge Adviser or Professional Adviser.