Category: Announcements

Online Store

For a limited time only, from September 17 to October 17, Jaccos Towne Lodge will be hosting on online apparel and gear store. This is your chance to show your lodge spirit or buy a Christmas Gift for that special Arrowman. All items are embroidered with the lodge logo. Visit Store Latest Announcements Online Store   Read More 2021 Section C-6A Conclave Update   Read More Happy New Year!  …
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2021 Section C-6A Conclave Update

Join our Lodge at Section Conclave! Conclave is a Section-wide event that houses six Lodges, including ours. Come and experience competition activities, rifle shooting, archery, American Indian Activities, patch trading, patch auction, great meals, shows, fellowship and so much more. This event is open to all Arrowman in the Section and, at the end of the weekend, youth Arrowmen will have the opportunity to elect the next Section officers. This…
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Happy New Year!

Remember: To be a member in good standing with Order of the Arrow, annual dues should be paid on January 1st of each year.  If you wish to continue as a member of Order of the Arrow, which in turn helps your Chapter and Lodge receive funding, awards, etc. from the National Order of the Arrow, please pay your dues online or visit the next Lodge event. Pay Dues Now…
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Update on LLD & Winter Banquet

With the safety of our Arrowmen in mind, LLD and Lodge Banquet will be going all virtual. LLD and Banquet cost $5 each, which includes a patch being mailed to the provided address for each event in which you register. We will still have the silent auction virtually. The door prizes will be moved over to our 1st event of 2021, Winter Gathering. If you wish to get a refund…
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LLD/Winter Banquet

Winter is coming and it is time to prepare for LLD/Winter banquet! LLD/Winter Banquet will be held from December 4th to December 6th. The schedule for this event is as follows: Friday 6:30 PM Registration 7:30 PM Activity #1: Movie Night & Make-and-Take 9:30 PM Joint Session #1: Hot Chocolate Training (and Cracker Barrel) 11:30 PM Lights Out Saturday 7:30 AM Awake 8:00 AM Registration (for LLD participants) & Vigil…
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Lodge Leadership Announcement

Dear Fellow Arrowmen: I am writing you today to give notice of changes to benefit the future of your lodge. At the request of the National Order of the Arrow Committee, we are announcing immediate adult leadership changes. We would like to thank all the wonderful volunteers for their years of service to the Order of the Arrow and wish their continued support of this time-honored program within the Boy…
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Congratulations to our 2020 Vigil Honor members!

We were proud to welcome our lodge’s newest Vigil Honor members at Ransburg Scout Reservation this past weekend: Jeremiah Best Andrew Bilby Charles Bricker Michael Bricker Joseph Fenimore Dean Harding Garrett Harding Stephen Herlt Matthew Lackner Ronald Parsons III Joseph Ritter, Sr. Jeremy Scott Benjamin Smith Brian Truell Joseph Weingarten Kenneth Wickizer  We would also like to congratulate our remaining Vigil Honor members planning to stand their Vigil at Camp…
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2020 National Order of the Arrow Conference Cancelled

It is with deep sadness we inform you that the 2020 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) has been cancelled out of concern for the safety of all attending Arrowmen, as well as the Michigan State University and East Lansing communities. Learn More Latest Announcements Online Store Read More 2021 Section C-6A Conclave Update Read More Happy New Year! Read More View More
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Temporary Camping Night Policy Due to COVID-19

In light of the extended period of camping restrictions attributable to COVID-19, the following temporary modification is being made to the camping requirements for OA eligibility: Virtual camping (i.e., backyard or solo camping) may be counted toward the required nights of camping for OA election eligibility if all the following stipulations are met: To be counted, all virtual camping nights should be a direct result of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions and…
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Virtual Unit Elections Approved by National

The National OA Director has approved lodges to hold virtual unit elections until further notice. Due to the cancellation of many induction events, candidates that were elected after February 1, 2019 will have 24 months from the date of election to complete their ordeal. This change is in effect until otherwise notified that we will go back to 12 months. There are no changes to the membership requirements with the…
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Support our Section by Purchasing Conclave Patches

Section C-6A made the hard decision, but the correct move for safety and security of all, to cancel the 2020 Section C-6A Conclave back in March. However, they will not let that stop them from offering event patches for everybody to collect! The sale of these patches will help everyone remember a year where hard work was not rewarded through a Conclave, but was much appreciated. The revenue will also…
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Be Sure to Stay Current on Your Yearly Dues

All Arrowmen must pay their annual dues of $15 to remain in good standing with the Lodge and be eligible for various awards and recognition. Also, the amount of members in good standing with the Lodge impacts the Lodge’s ability to apply for helpful things, such as service grants to better improve our Council’s properties. Interested members may elect to purchase an Otter Pass, which includes 2020 dues and registration to all…
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