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August 26, 2019

CONCLAVE REGISTRATION CLOSES SOON!

REGISTER TODAY!
Want to save time checking in at conclave? 

Pay your registration fee online. Even if you selected "pay at door" when you registered, you can go back into your NOAERS account and pay at any time leading up to the start of the event. 

Also, make sure to have a copy of your BSA medical form completed Youth Protection Training if you are 18+.
Running for Section Office

Are you considering running for section office at conclave? There are some requirements you need to meet in order to do so. 

Any youth Arrowman who is registered in good standing with a lodge in Section W-1S is eligible to run for section office provided that they will be under the age of 21 for the entire term of office. Youth intending to run for section office should secure written approval of their candidacy from their council Scout Executive or their designee. This approval can be sent to Section Adviser Vince Bishop at adviser@sectionw1s.org.

Process to Run for Section Office
RV's and Camp Trailers

There is limited space for RV's and camp trailers at Camp Meriwether. If you would like to bring your RV, please contact Dick Phillips at hostlodge@sectionw1s.org to reserve your spot. 

Conclave Lodging


Campsites will be assigned during check-in and will be based on chapter or lodge. All campsite have Adirondack style shelters for sleeping.

Each chapter is encouraged to bring a couple of tents just in case they are needed to comply with Youth Protection guidelines in the campsites. 
The Section Auction raises money to help support section program year-round. Consider donating your old Scouting memorabilia and other items today. Donations will be accepted at conclave. 

Very Important Arrowmen


New Arrowmen who have completed thier Ordeal since last September have special opportunities to enjoy conclave including a $5 registration discount, special luncheon with VIP's and a Friday night activity. 
There will be buried Treasure in the silent auction, some of the bagged items will have a gold Doubloon in with the items being bid on. If you win the item and get the Doubloon you can redeem them for Treasure at the Auction check out area. So Bid High, Bid Often!

VIP's at Conclave

Conclave Activities


Afternoon activities are a highlight of conclave. Some of this year's activities include: 
  • Inflatables
  • Concessions
  • Climbing tower
  • Shooting sports (.22, shotgun, archery, black powder, chalkball)
  • Tomahawk
  • Rain Gutter Regatta 
  • Musical beach towels
  • Limbo competition
  • Tug-o-war
  • Sand castle building competition
  • Land sails (What is a land sail?)
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Cardboard boat building and racing

My Chapter Rocks


My Chapter Rocks is a program designed to get Arrowmen to experience all that conclave has to offer. Chapters compete against other chapters for prizes. To get the best score possible, the My Chapter Rocks committee is encouraging chapter chiefs and advisers to bring the following information for their chapter. 
  • Activation rate for your chapter
  • Brotherhood conversion rate for your chapter
  • Percentage of chapter members that attended chapter meetings (out of registered chapter members)
We are in need of some volunteers to staff various areas of conclave. Staff is needed for activities, auction, trading post and more. 

The activities committee still needs several volunteers to help run afternoon activities. Please fill out the volunteer sign up HERE


More Information

Summer Photo Contest Winner


Congratulations to Mark Hurliman of Lo La'Qam Geela Lodge for winning our summer photo contest. 

Thank you to everyone who participated. Stay tuned to our social media pages for future giveaways. 
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