February 2023 Chiefly Speaking

Hello everybody!!!             You lodge leaders have been busy and working hard to bring some amazing events to life, like our Trade-O-Ree at Camp Crooked Creek on March 10th. This event is a great chance to get into patch trading! Another event that we are excited for is Spring Pow Wow, which is on March […]

January 2023 Advisers Minute

“I have over and over again explained that the purpose of the Boy Scout and Girl Guide Movement is to build men and women as citizens endowed with the three H’s namely: Health, Happiness, and Helpfulness. The man or woman who succeeds in developing these three attributes has secured the main steps to success in […]

November 2022 Advisers Minute

I remember watching  the movie October Sky about Astronaut Homer Hickam.  It is exciting to watch a rocket launch. There is a thunderous sound when the rocket ignites and begins to move upward. There is also so much power and acceleration after the initial explosion! We are warned not to be too close in case […]

September 2022 Advisers Minute

Arrowmen, Most of us know of E. Urner Goodman, as the founder of the Order.  But he didn’t do it alone,  He had the assistance of Carroll A. Edson. Borrowing from wikipedia ” Edson was hired by the Philadelphia Council of the Boy Scouts of America in 1915 as a Field Commissioner. He was then […]

August 2022 Advisers Minute

The Lodge was well represented at the National Order of the Arrow Conference held at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, last week. This was approximately my tenth NOAC, give or take a few, so I started with a Jaded view of the event, after all having to wear a Tennessee Orange Backpack, but I was […]