The lodge’s Induction Season is here and weekends are be held on May16-18, June 20-22 and the other on September 19 to 21. If you have been a member of the lodge for over ten months, you’re invited, to become a Brotherhood Member or know someone else who needs it? Spread the word! Even if you were just inducted late last year, we are looking for youths and adults to come out and volunteer for the weekend. If you’d like to help out, we are always looking for Elangomats, Ceremonies or just to lend a hand in cheerful service.
If you are interested in registering go to Resources -> Forms and click 2014 Induction Weekend Registration Form or click here. Any questions contact the webmaster via the contact page.
Join us for fun and fellowship on June 13-15, 2014 at Seton Scout Reservation in Greenwich, CT where Section NE-2B will be holding its annual Section Conclave. A section conclave is held once a year and is hosted by one of the five lodges in our section. The lodges of our section include Suffolk County Council, Theodore Roosevelt Council (Nassau County), Greater NY Councils (New York City), Westchester-Putnam Council, and Greenwich Council. The 2014 Conclave will have Co-Service Lodges joined together and working as a team; Achewon Netopalis Lodge from the Greenwich Council, and Ktemaque Lodge from Westchester-Putnam Council. the theme for this years conclave is “Arrowmen Through Time” and will help get geared up as the Order of Arrow plans to celebrate 100 years in 2015. The Lodge Chiefs from all the lodges have been working hard all year to plan this awesome event and you don’t want to miss it!
On March 29th 2014, the lodge will be hosting our annual Lodge Leadership Development the cost is $5.00 to all members, unless you purchased a Lodge Pass, and will occur from 9am to 4pm at St. Joseph’s Church in Ronkonkoma. Lunch will be provided. Brothers are asked to show up in a Class A uniform with an OA sash, a pen/pencil, paper and wanting to learn. For further information click here for a flyer.
The Seatalcot Chapter meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 19 has been cancelled. Our next meeting is scheduled for March 19 starting at 7:30 pm at the Middle Island Fire Department.
The Vigil Honor Committee is now accepting nominations of deserving OA brothers for the Vigil Honor Class of 2014. If you would like to nominate someone, please download the nomination form, which can be found under Resources -> Forms or by clicking here, and send it to the committee by February 15, 2014.
The TernStyles is the official newsletter of Shinnecock Lodge 360, it is distributed seasonally. The TernStyles contains information such as when meetings and events are, as well as who are the current officers. The Winter Edition can be found here or under Resources -> TernStyles.
How would you like to come out to camp for a day of nothing but fun and fellowship? What if I told you this day is happening in the soon future? It is true Shinnecock Lodge is hosting it’s Annual Fall Fellowhip on Saturday, November 9th from 9AM-9PM. This year’s theme is “Scouting Olympics”. The cost of the weekend is $15. The fee includes lunch and dinner. For more information visit the flyer located here
If you are interested in registering go to Resources -> Forms and click on either 2013 Lodge Menu/Dues click here. (Ignore the wrong date on the form, the event is November 9th as stated here and on the flyer)
Shinnecock Lodge 360′s final Induction Weekend will be held from September 27th to 29th. If you have been a member of the lodge for over ten months, you’re invited, to become a Brotherhood Member or know someone else who needs it? Spread the word! Let’s kick this season off right! While the camp is in awesome shape following the close of the summer, this is really the last big work weekend before Baiting Halloween and before winter comes in. We are looking for youths AND adults to come out and volunteer for the weekend. If you’d like to help out, we are always looking for Elangomats and Ceremonies.
If you are interested in registering go to Resources -> Forms and click 2013 Lodge Menu/Dues or click here. Any questions contact the webmaster via the contact page.
There are many brotherhood opportunities coming up in the next few months. First, what is brotherhood?, “Brotherhood membership marks the completion of your induction into the Order of the Arrow” (OA Jumpstart). In order to be eligible for brotherhood you must have been a member of the lodge for 10 months as well as complete the challenges. The challenges can be found online both on our website under Resources->Brotherhood or at jumpstart.oa-bsa.org. Also, they are listed in your Order of the Arrow handbook. The opportunities include all the Thursdays of normal summer camp at Baiting Hollow Scout Camp (July 11, July 18, July 25, August 1, and August 8). Also, during the September Induction Weekend and Fall Fellowship.
There are several congratulations due at this point of the year. First off, congratulations to all the new inductees of both the May and June’s induction weekends; you have begun your journey into the Order and the Lodge welcomes you all. Next, to all those who achieved Brotherhood at either weekend, congratulations to those Brothers as well. In addition, congratulations to our Vigil Class of 2013. Lastly, congratulations to our newly elected 2013-2014 officers who were elected during the June Induction and will take office at the September Induction. The 2013-2014 officers are: Liam G. – Lodge Chief, Brian G. – Lodge Vice Chief, Isaiah J. – Lodge Secretary, and Michael S. – Lodge Historian. There is still a vacancy for treasurer, so if you are interested please contact the lodge through the webmaster.
Finally, the lodge would like to say thank you to all those who helped make the last six months successful, whether it was coming out to help with an induction weekend, the call out at the Southhaven Camporee, or just spending time helping your respective Chapter, the Lodge appreciates the dedication.