The National Office of the Boy Scouts of America defines the Vigil Honor as, “the highest honor that the Order of the Arrow can bestow upon its members for service to lodge, council, and Scouting.” Those inducted this year by Shenandoah Lodge 258 are no exception to this. A collection of dedicated Youth and Adult […]
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On August 15, 2020, an Annual Business meeting took place. Before our lodge elections, the Shenandoah Lodge Leadership presented their findings in a recommendation for the next totem of Shenandoah Lodge. A video presentation was played and can be found below. After discussion, the youth membership voted unanimously to change the lodge totem to a […]
On July 31st, 2020 a Special LEC meeting was held via zoom. This meeting was used to discuss potential ideas for our next lodge totem. Submissions were reviewed and we concluded that the totem team should focus their efforts toward designing an image that incorporates a bear. This decision was made as our youth had […]
At the July LEC meeting, a discussion on our current totem took place. We evaluated its state on the lack of connection with our local story. We also wanted to be proactive regarding our current national and local scene. There will come a time when we are forced to make this change, rather than being […]
After months of hard work put in by the new Shenandoah Lodge website team, the lodge website is finally here. Finally, a calendar, sign up, and any information you may need is all in one place. Currently, the website is still fairly basic, but with many people on the team, the development will be ongoing and consistent.
This years fall fellowship was a great success. Friday night we opened with a Pre Ordeal ceremony to welcome the 24 candidates that showed up to complete their Ordeal. After that, we had a wonderful Cracker Barrel and a debrief for the Pre Ordeal ceremony to end the night.
This past month, on November 2nd, 40 brothers from Shenandoah lodge came together at Hillandale Park for the lodge’s annual One Day of Service! Arrowmen restored bike trails and enjoyed fellowship with members from all corners of the council. The trails and drainage run-off were completed before lunch and the bike club was very appreciative […]