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Jun 15-17, 2018
Order of the Arrow Spring Conclave

Order of the Arrow Spring Conclave 2018

JUNE 15 - 17, 2018     CUYUNA SCOUT CAMP    
Friday arrival between Noon - 4p.m.     Sunday dismissal Noon

 

Each spring, the Wahpekute Lodge Arrowmen and women gather at Cuyuna Scout for Spring Conclave.  This year the event is Friday, June 15th - Sunday June 17th.  Several activities happen during this weekend but the main focus is on getting the camp ready for the summer camping season.

Cost to attend this event is

  • New Ordeal Candidates $35
  • Brotherhood Candidates $30
  • OA Members $25
  • Bus fee $15

Bus leaves the parking lot at Twin Valley Council on Friday, June 15th promptly at 10 a.m.  Space is limited on the bus so please register early.  The bus will also be making a stop in New Ulm.

Registration is currently open by clicking the orange button to the right.  Online registration closes on Sunday, June 10th.  After this date you may still attend but must register directly through Paul Taylor.

Parents of Ordeal Candidates

Recently your son was chosen to become part of the Honor Society of Scouting.  And we know you have many questions and are looking for details.

At this conclave weekend event, your son will become a member of the Wahpekute Lodge.  The weekend is a meaningful and inspiring experience that will not be soon forgotten.  He will be receiving his Ordeal honor at conclave.  Cost for him to attend this event is $35 plus an additional $15 if he chooses to ride the bus.

Please take a look at the letter your son should have received.  It will begin to answer questions.  Below please find a letter specifically for parents.

2018 ORDEAL PARENT LETTER.pdf

New Order of the Arrow Callouts

Congratulations and Welcome!  2018 Spring Conclave will be held at Camp Cuyuna the weekend of June 15-17, 2018.  This conclave is where you will begin your Ordeal.  You should look into car pooling with other members of the OA, from your troop or with friends.  There is also a bus going for an additional fee.

Cost to attend the conclave is $35 which includes your OA dues, sash, handbook, patches and meals during conclave.  There is an additional $15 charge for the bus ride.

Your Ordeal begins on Friday evening.  You should plan to arrive a Cuyuna between Noon and 4 p.m.  Please have the following items with you when you arrive

  • Clothing appropriate for the expected weather
  • Work clothes and gloves
  • Class A uniform
  • Clean change of clothes along with showering/personal items
  • Rain Gear
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Ground Cloth
  • Bug Repellant
  • Tent for Saturday night
  • Small notebook and pen

During your Ordeal time STRICT silence will be observed from the time you begin on Friday night until after the ceremony on Saturday night.

For more details please see the letter below or contact Paul Taylor

2018 ORDEAL CANDIDATE CALLOUT.pdf.

To register, click the orange button to the right.

Brotherhood Candidates

It is time for you to seal your membership in the Order of the Arrow through the Brotherhood ceremony.  This will take place at conclave on June 15-17, 2018.

Cost to attend is $30 and includes conclave, camping, meals patches and new sash.  If you wish to ride the bus, an additional $15 is required.  Bus leaves the Twin Valley Council parking lot on Friday, June 15th at 10 a.m. returning on Sunday, June 17th around 3 p.m.  The bus will also stop at New Ulm.

Below is a letter that indicates what work is needed before arriving at Camp

2018 Brotherhood letter.pdf

Questions please contact Paul Taylor at 507 387-1173 or [Click for member's page]

 

 

 

 

 

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