August 2, 2019


Arrow of Honor Nominations
Each year, Section W-1S awards the Arrow of Honor to those who have consistently given outstanding service to the Section over a number of years. The meeting to select the year’s recipients is held annually at the August COC Meeting. Nominations for the Arrow of Honor are due no later than August 17, 2019 at 3:00pm. The form should be sent electronically to Vince Bishop at before the meeting if possible; however, paper copies will be accepted at the meeting if final signatures need to be collected onsite. 
Arrow of Honor Nomination Form
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

Process to Run for Section Office
Saturday morning of conclave is filled with training of a variety of topics. All Arrowmen who attend training can earn a "degree" at Ktemaque University. 

New to conclave? Learn more about the conclave training program HERE

Doctorate Degree

If you are planning to apply for your doctorate degree at conclave this year or learn more information, make sure you review the requirements HERE.
Meet the National Vice Chief of the Order of the Arrow at conclave!
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National Vice Chief Eric Harrison 
We are still in need of donations for the section auction at conclave. The section auction supports year-round section program and operations and helps deliver the best possible experience to Arrowmen.  Consider donating today. All types of items are accepted including Scouting memorabilia, patches, camping gear, and much more. As long as it is in good shape, we will sell it!
2019 conclave patch sets are now available for pre-order on our online trading post. Order yours today. 
2019 Conclave Commemorative Patch Set
2019 Conclave Commemorative Patch Set
We are in need of some volunteers to staff various areas of conclave. Staff is needed for activities, auction, communications, trading post and more. 

More Information

Calling all Conclave Trainers! We are still in need of some knowledgable Arrowmen to teach training sessions at conclave. If you have a skill and are willing to teach a class or two, please contact

ArrowCorps 2019

Later this month, Wauna La-Mon'tay Lodge will provide cheerful service to the Mt. Hood and Willamette National Forests at their week-long service event, ArrowCorps 2019. This event is open to all Scouts BSA and Venturing participants 14 and over, not just Arrowmen. 
Time is running out to join in on this amazing experience in cheerful service. 
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Created in 2018, the Section W-1S Communications Team patch is given to those Arrowmen who support and contribute to section communications. Due to the high demand for this patch, the Comms Team created a list of criteria to earn the patch.

Comms Patch Criteria
Upcoming Events
Lo La'Qam Geela
  • Crater Lake Service Project | August 10, 2019 | Crater Lake National Park
  • Fall Makualla Induction | September 20-22, 2019 | Camp Makualla

  • Annual Fellowship | October 18-20, 2019 | Camp Baker

Wauna La-Mon'tay
  • ArrowCorps 2019 | August 18-23, 2019 
  •  Fall Induction Weekend | October 11-13, 2019 | Butte Creek Ranch
  •  College of Youth Leadership | November 2, 2019 | Mt Hood Community College
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