Order of the Arrow
National Honor Society
Lo La'Qam Geela Lodge #491
"The Land of Fire"
Order of the Arrow is the National Honor Society of Boy Scouts of America and is organized as part of Crater Lake Council. Our Lo La'Qam Geela Lodge fulfills on the goals and mission to promote camping, open and close Boy and Cub Scout summer camps, providing service to the Council and community, and building leadership and opportunity to Arrowmen. Order of the Arrow was founded upon the ideals of brotherhood, cheerfulness, and service.
Within our lodge, five chapters exist that align to districts in the council: Amangi Kuwe (Big Pines District), DaGelMa (Roaring Rogue), Hyas Lamonte (Fremont), Klamath and Mow-A-Toc. Each chapter is your local guide to the OA and has chapter meetings to help support the local opportunities for Arrowmen and support upcoming Lodge events.
If you are a member of the OA, remember to keep your dues current. To wear the Lodge flap, members must be current in their dues and is required to attend any Lodge event. 2015's Lodge Membership Renewal Form is currently available. You can now use your computer to fill out your information using Adobe Reader (or a similar program) before printing.
Dues will be just $15 for 2015.
NEW: Pay online via credit card - Click Here
or checks can be made to "Crater Lake Council - OA" Envelopes can be addressed to:
Crater Lake Council – BSA
Attn: Lo La'Qam Geela Member Renewal
3039 Hanley Rd.
Central Point, OR 97502
2015 Section Conclave
If you ever wanted to go to the biggest event for OA in Oregon, Section Conclave is it! The Centennial Section W1S Conclave will be the largest opportunity for members in Oregon to have fun, learn and celebration OA 100th Anniversary. The event brings together all three Lodges from Oregon, Northwestern California and Southwestern Washington. Register now and get early bird registration price and new Arrowmen in 2015 get $5.00 off.
Section W1S Conclave 2015 - The conclave is located at Hoodoo Ski Area, Hwy 20 Box 20, Sisters, OR 97759 from September 11-13.
2015 Fall Ordeals
If you ever wanted to help your Lodge and Council, then the Ordeals and Work Weekends are a great opportunity help us close summer camps and make improvements to Camp McLoughlin, Camp Riggs Johnston and Camp Makualla. It is also a great opportunity to meet other members, and celebrate the Order of the Arrow 100th Anniversary called the Centennial. Click on Register button to sign up for either or both Spring Ordeals.
Fall Makualla Ordeal 2015 - This ordeal is located at Camp Makualla from September 25-27.
Camp Riggs Johnston Ordeal 2015 - This ordeal is located at Camp Riggs Johnston from October 2-4.
Fall McLoughlin Ordeal 2015 - This ordeal is located at Camp McLoughlin from October 9-11.
Lodge Rules and Policies Document
The Lodge Executive Committee approved on September 14, 2014 a revised set of Lodge Rules and Policies and were ratified by Lodge membership on October 18, 2014. Please click on link to read the current Lodge Rules Policies document. Any questions can be submitted to OALodge491@gmail.com.
Lodge Rules and Policies Document
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