Category Archives: OA

Conclave 2010

Off on Friday for a 5+ hour drive to the western part of the state … to Hiwassee (near Radford and Christiansburg) for the 2010 SR7A Order of the Arrow Conclave.¬† The weather is supposed to cooperate, so that would … Continue reading

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Final Mulch Delivery

Well, we delivered our final 1500 bags or so of mulch this past Saturday. The turnout as not as good as we had hoped for, but all the bags were delivered to the customers by around 3 pm or so. … Continue reading

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Conclave

This past weekend was the SR-7A Order of the Arrow Conclave, where the seven lodges in the section came together at Bayport Scout Reservation in Jamaica, Virginia, for a weekend of fun, competition, and training. I arrived early Friday morning … Continue reading

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Shipman Adventures

Last weekend, the Troop made its way to Shipman, VA, which is between Charlottesville and Lynchburg on US 29. It was sort of an introduction to basic backpacking and primitive camping for the newest members of the Troop. They backpacked … Continue reading

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OA Elections & Troop 11 Website Work

Well, I’ve been busy this week. I supervised an OA election on Monday night, and I can’t remember one that I was more unprepared for. I got off very late from work and had to rush to get to the … Continue reading

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A Busy Night

We had our weekly Troop meeting tonight, and preparations for the Klondike Derby were well underway. The SPL had the Scouts out in the wind and cold making sure that the Troop equipment was in the trailer and in good … Continue reading

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A Day at Bayport

Loren and I spent the day at Bayport. The OA Lodge is clearing a nature trail and¬†building benches for rest and teaching areas. The majority of the clearing work was done at the Summer Ordeal in August, and today we … Continue reading

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OA Winter Ordeal 2007

We had four members of Troop 11 undergo their Ordeal this past weekend at the Bayport Scout Reservation. Congratulations to Tim, Andrew, Connor, and Ethan. We also had Brian, from Troop 313, inducted this weekend.Well done! We got lots of … Continue reading

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October Musings

October is just about in the bag, and it’s been a great month. Ed G had his Eagle Court of Honor, and two more Life Scouts are at the project stage. One has just about finished his project for the … Continue reading

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