Our Council of Chiefs meeting on November 12th is rapidly approaching and the excitement for the year ahead is building! Earlier this month, you received the 2017 Dixie Fellowship Proposal and by now, you have hopefully had a chance to look through the document. (more…)
We are excited to release to you, the 2016 Fall Five Feathers Newsletter! If you would like to submit anything to our Winter Edition, please send that information to Secretary@sr5.org.
I hope this email finds you well. Earlier this month, you received information regarding Operation Arrow, OAHA, and LINK. In this September update for the Section SR-5 Council of Chiefs, I have outlined several key reminders for our COC as we continue to make headway into this next century of service. (more…)
Ever wonder what it would be like if you were surrounded with green? On the weekend of September 16-18, 2016, I attended the Venturing Area 5 Legacy 4.0, hosted by Mecklenburg County Council VOA at Camp Grimes. (more…)
Some of the best memories you receive from your experience in the Order of the Arrow are those of visiting other lodges. This past weekend, I had the incredible opportunity to visit Itibapishe Iti Hollo Lodge for their annual Fall Ordeal. (more…)
I hope this email finds you well and that all of you have had a wonderful summer break! Earlier in the month at the 2016 Section Officers Seminar in Alabama, Section Secretary Stuart Park and I experienced a very productive conference with the other leaders from all across the Southern Region. (more…)
In early August 2016, deep tropical moisture in combination with low pressure unleashed unprecedented historic rain on the State of Louisiana earlier this week.
I hope this email finds you well. For those of you who are arriving at Indiana University, welcome! For those of you back at home, we miss you and wish you could be here with us. Below are several important updates for our section as we gather together at NEXT: A New Century and transition into the coming months. (more…)
Recently, I had the privilege of attending Prism at the Summit Bechtel Reserve. Prism, the event, served as the physical prism, and you were the beam of light. (more…)
On Saturday July 9th, Atta Kulla Kulla and Skyuka Lodges will convene together at Camp Old Indian for a day of fun, fellowship, and Lodge Games. There will be frisbee, food, and patch trading. Later on in the day, Glassy Mountain Fire Department will come out to cool everyone down with a firetruck. Section Chief Matthew Watson and Section Secretary Stuart Park will be at the event hanging out with both lodges. Be sure to look out for live tweets and picture updates about the event!
On the weekend of May 13-15, the May Ordeal for Eswau Huppeday Lodge was held. Not only were we beginning the journey of induction for new Brothers, but we were also launching our new Elangomat program. (more…)
By Elisha Valladares-Cormier (from the National Website)
Mike Hoffman has been a member of the Order of the Arrow for 38 years and has been a leader at every level of the organization, from chapter chief all the way up to serving as the National Vice Chief in 1985. Now, add one more job to that – National Chairman of the Order of the Arrow. Hoffman took over the position from former Chairman, Ray Capp, on June 1. (more…)