Waupecan Lodge 197 | Rainbow Council

New Members Area



This is the gathering place for new Arrowmen inducted into our Lodge!

JumpStart
This is a great resource on the
National OA website for
new members

Section A | Purpose

The purpose of the Order or the Arrow is fourfold:

1) To recognize those Scout campers who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives
2) To develop and maintain camping traditions and spirit
3) To promote Scout camping
4) To crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others

Section B | Organization

The basic organization of the Order of the Arrow is:
(in descending order)

Chapter | Allohak Alluns Chapter or Aschewagon Chapter
Lodge | Waupecan Lodge 197

Section | Section c-7
Region | Central Region

National | Order of the Arrow

Section C | Membership Honors

There are three different honors or "levels" of membership in the Order of the Arrow:

Ordeal
This is the honor all members have after being inducted into the Order of the Arrow. Members of this honor are encouraged to stay involved in the Order of the Arrow to learn more about the organization.

Brotherhood After 10 months of service  and fulfilling certain requirements, a member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order. Completion of the ceremony signifies full membership in the OA.

Vigil
After two years of service as a Brotherhood member, and with the approval of the National Order of the Arrow Committee, a scout may be recognized with Vigil Honor for outstanding service to Scouting, his Lodge, and the community. This honor is bestowed by special selection and is limited to one person for every 50 members registered with the lodge each year.


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Waupecan Lodge
2018 Lodge Staff: (Effective 9/10/17)
Lodge Chief: Ian Rich
Lodge Adviser: Tom Stott

Lodge Vice Chief | Program: Nick Sulich
Lodge Vice Chief | Induction: Caleb Klima
Lodge Secretary: Tyler Nichols
Lodge Treasurer: Jacob Oesterreich
(Click on name to open a contact form for the individual officer/Adviser)

Chapters

Waupecan Lodge has 2 Chapters:

Allohak Alluns Chapter

Chapter meetings are every Second Thursday of the month at:
Westminster Presbyterian Church 1015 Winthrop Ave, Joliet, IL 60435

For more information contact the Chapter Chief or Adviser:

2018 Allohak Alluns Chapter Officers:
Chapter Chief
: Micah Klima
Chapter Adviser: Greg Leff

Chapter Vice-Chief: Jack Ogrizovich
Chapter Secretary
: Nathan Carpenter
Chapter Key 3 (all 3 Chapter Officers and Advisers)
To contact the Chapter Chief, Adviser, or Key 3 simply click on the title
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Aschewagon Chapter

Chapter meetings are every third Thursday of the month
in conjunction with the Ishkote District Roundtable at:

Grace Lutheran Church 907 Luther Drive in Wilmington, IL.

For more information contact the Chapter Chief or Adviser:

2018 Aschewagon Chapter Officers:
Chapter Chief
: Stephen Druse
Chapter Adviser: Bryan Bingheim

Chapter Vice-Chief: Will Lester IV
Chapter Secretary: Mikelis Kengis
Chapter Key 3 (all 3 Chapter Officers and Advisers)
To contact the Chapter Chief, Adviser, or Key 3 simply click on the title