NOAC and LLD Registration, plus join our new Slack Community

We’re excited to bring you news and reminders about upcoming Tejas Lodge events. Participation in these events is open to all current members and is a fantastic way to deepen your connection with the Order of the Arrow and contribute to our lodge’s vibrant community. Don’t miss out—register today!

  1. The deadline to secure a spot in the 2024 NOAC Contingent is December 31.
  2. Lodge Leadership Development registration is open to ALL members of the lodge.
  3. Stay in touch with fellow Arrowmen and get notified about upcoming events by joining our new Slack Community.

We encourage all our members to take advantage of these opportunities to connect, learn, and serve. Remember, your active participation enriches our lodge and strengthens our bond as brothers.  

Thank you for being a valued member of Tejas Lodge, Order of the Arrow. We look forward to seeing you at these upcoming events!


2024 NOAC Tejas Lodge Contingent

📅 Date:  July 27, 2024 – August 4, 2024 (NOAC July 29 – August 3)

💲 Deposit :  $100 Due by December 31, 2023

💲 Cost: $1200 (Early Bird), $1250 (Regular)

📅 Balance Due:  Paid In Full by May 15, 2024

📍 Location: University of Colorado Boulder

🔗 Registration: https://scoutingevent.com/585-TejasLodgeNOAC2024

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? The 2024 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) awaits, and Tejas Lodge is forming a contingent to represent our spirit, values, and traditions at this prestigious event. Registration for the NOAC Tejas Lodge Contingent is open to all current members! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to connect with fellow Arrowmen, attend inspiring sessions, and participate in unforgettable activities.  Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today and be part of this unforgettable experience! 

Check out the NOAC 2024 Tejas Lodge Contingent Flyer for more info


Lodge Leadership Development

📅 Date: Friday, January 5, 2024 – Saturday, January 6, 2024

🕒 Time: Friday 7:30pm – Saturday 4pm

💲 Cost: $20

📍 Location: George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation

🔗 Registration*: tejaslodge72.org/events

Join us for a fun and engaging weekend.  This opportunity is open to ALL members of Tejas Lodge who are eager to expand their horizons, learn about the fundamental aspects of our lodge, and forge deeper connections with fellow Arrowmen.

What’s in Store:

  • Fundamental Insights: Gain essential knowledge about Tejas Lodge, its history, values, and mission. Discover how you can actively contribute and shape the future of our vibrant community.
  • Interactive Sessions: Engage in interactive sessions designed to equip you with leadership skills, communication techniques, and problem-solving strategies essential for both personal and lodge growth.
  • Fun-filled Activities: It’s not just about learning; it’s about having a blast! Enjoy team-building exercises, games, and activities that foster connections and make learning enjoyable.
  • Building Relationships: Forge lasting friendships and deepen your relationships with fellow Arrowmen. Connect with like-minded individuals passionate about the Order of the Arrow’s principles.

Who Should Attend:

  • All Current Members: Whether you’re a new member or a seasoned participant, this event is tailored to benefit anyone eager to explore leadership and deepen their involvement within our lodge.
  • Those Seeking Fun & Learning: If you’re looking for an exciting mix of education and enjoyment, this is the place to be!

Tejas Lodge Slack Community!

Connect, Collaborate, and Grow Together.

Welcome to Tejas Lodge’s exclusive Slack community! Stay updated on Lodge News and Events. Join us in this vibrant space to share knowledge, network, and engage with like-minded Arrowmen.

Click to signup and join our new community:

https://join.slack.com/t/tejaslodge72/shared_invite/zt-27v2jy8s5-JNJ~4XufDxzf8Dp2Qbo6FQ

Other ways to stay in touch:

Website: tejaslodge72.org

Facebook: Tejas Lodge, Order of the Arrow Group

Lodge Banquet Saturday November 11

The Tejas Lodge Fall Banquet is happening in less than a week!  You must register in advance to attend.  Follow the link below to register and pay online.

Tejas Lodge Fall Banquet

📅 Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

🕒 Time: 7:00pm (check-in begins at 6pm)

💲 Cost: $20

📍 Location: Dining Hall @ George W. Pirtle

🔗 Registration*: https://scoutingevent.com/585-2023FallBanquet

*Trading Post Purchases Now Available Online.   Purchase during registration, pickup at event!

It’s that time of the year! Join us for an evening of camaraderie, delicious food, and the joy of recognizing our dedicated members. At the Fall Banquet, we will celebrate our accomplishments over the past year and recognize fellow Arrowmen who have shown exceptional service and dedication to the lodge and scouting.  Tejas Lodge will recognize our Chapter of the year, Founders Award Recipients, James E. West Fellowship Award Recipients, out-going and in-coming Lodge officers, and announce the Vigil Honor Class of 2023. There will also be a live and silent auction to raise money for our Lodge, so bring your wallet for this worthy cause!

All Arrowmen and their family members are invited to the banquet!

 

Fall Banquet, Winter Ordeal, and NOAC!

Dear Tejas Lodge Arrowmen,

Get ready for a season of celebration and growth as we announce our upcoming events, beginning with the highly anticipated Fall Banquet and the addition of a Winter Ordeal to our 2023 calendar.  Keep reading to learn how you can join Tejas Lodge at NOAC in 2024.   Mark your calendars and join us for these unforgettable experiences as we recognize achievements, induct new lodge officers, and strengthen the bonds that make our lodge a community like no other.

Tejas Lodge Fall Banquet

📅 Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023

🕒 Time: 7:00pm (check-in begins at 6pm)

💲 Cost: $20

📍 Location: Dining Hall @ George W. Pirtle

🔗 Registration*: https://scoutingevent.com/585-2023FallBanquet

*Trading Post Purchases Now Available Online.  Purchase during registration, pickup at event!

It’s that time of the year! Join us for an evening of camaraderie, delicious food, and the joy of recognizing our dedicated members. At the Fall Banquet, we will celebrate our accomplishments over the past year and recognize fellow Arrowmen who have shown exceptional service and dedication to the lodge and scouting.  Tejas Lodge will recognize our Chapter of the year, Founders Award Recipients, James E. West Fellowship Award Recipients, out-going and in-coming Lodge officers, and announce the Vigil Honor Class of 2023. There will also be a live and silent auction to raise money for our Lodge, so bring your wallet for this worthy cause!

All Arrowmen and their family members are invited to the banquet!

Winter Ordeal

📅 Date: Friday, December 1 – Saturday, December 2

🕒 Time:  Friday 7:00pm – Saturday 6:00pm

💲 Cost: $20 (Members), $75 (Ordeal Candidates)

📍 Location: George W. Pirtle

🔗 Registration*: https://www.scoutingevent.com/585-2023WinterOrdeal

*Trading Post Purchases Now Available Online.  Purchase during registration, pickup at event!

Embark on a transformative journey as we welcome new members into the Tejas Lodge brotherhood. The Winter Ordeal is a special event where we induct new members, sharing with them the values and traditions that make our lodge strong. Join us in this meaningful ceremony, embracing the spirit of Brotherhood.

2024 NOAC Tejas Lodge Contingent

📅 Date:  July 27, 2024 – August 4, 2024 (NOAC July 29 – August 3)

💲 Deposit :  $100 – Reserves your spot

💲 Cost: $1200 (Early Bird), $1250 (Regular)

📅 Balance Due:  Paid In Full by May 15, 2024

📍 Location: University of Colorado Boulder

🔗 Registration: https://scoutingevent.com/585-TejasLodgeNOAC2024

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? The 2024 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) awaits, and Tejas Lodge is forming a contingent to represent our spirit, values, and traditions at this prestigious event. Registration for the NOAC Tejas Lodge Contingent is now open! Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to connect with fellow Arrowmen, attend inspiring sessions, and participate in unforgettable activities.  Spaces are limited, so secure your spot today and be part of this unforgettable experience!

Check out the NOAC 2024 Tejas Lodge Contingent Flyer for more info

To ensure we have enough resources and materials for everyone, please register for each event at the registration links provided.  We can’t wait to see you at these events and create lasting memories together. Let’s make these experiences memorable and meaningful for our Tejas Lodge family!

2023 Jamboree Flap Pre-Orders

2023 Jamboree Lodge Flaps are available for pre-order to the following people:

  •  ETAC 2023 Jamboree Contingent Members
    • $3 each
    • Limit 1 for Non Tejas Lodge Member
  • 2023 Jamboree Staff from ETAC
    • $3 each
  • Current Dues-Paying Members of Tejas Lodge
    • $10 each

 

  • Pre-Ordered Lodge Flaps will be distributed to Jamboree Contingent and Staff members before Jamboree.
  • Jamboree Contingent and Staff members will be able to purchase additional lodge flaps(while supplies last) at Jamboree.
  • Pre-Ordered Lodge Flaps will be distributed to Tejas Lodge members after Jamboree.
  • Remaining lodge flaps will be available for purchase by Tejas Lodge members after Jamboree.

Visit www.scoutingevent.com/585-2023JamboLodgeFlap to purchase

For more information check out the  Flyer

Tejas Lodge Camp Chief Applications Due May 7

Tejas Lodge is accepting applications to serve as Camp Chief during Summer Camp at George W. Pirtle Scout Reservation. The position is open to all youth members of Tejas Lodge.  For more information about the specific job duties of the camp chief, please read the Camp Chief Job Description

Camp Chief Application

Completed applications must be submitted to tejas72lodge@gmail.com no later than Sunday May 7, 2023. 

 

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Tejas Lodge Callout Ceremony At Camporee April 29

Hear ye, hear ye!

Tejas Lodge will be performing a Call-Out Ceremony to recognize scouts newly elected to the OA during the Council Wide “Quad Jam” Camporee.  The Call-Out Ceremony will be held right after the campfire program scheduled to start at 8pm on Saturday. 

During the Friday evening and Saturday morning SPL/Leaders meetings, Scoutmasters will be asked to sign up their elected scouts so we have an accurate list for the call out ceremony. 

Unit Leaders, if your unit has not held an OA election this year, please get in touch using the phone or email below.

Brotherhood Blitz 2023

Ordeal Members, 

If you completed your ordeal in 2022 or earlier then you are elligible to complete your Brotherhood membership.

Don’t miss a great chance to seal your Brotherhood membership.

 

Saturday, May 13th at 5:30 PM at the Allen Red Oak Ranch 

(GPS address: 12551 CR 282(Acker Lane), Whitehouse… about a mile from Camp Tyler, off FM 848) 

 

(Includes: Meal, an “awesome” Ceremony, & Sash) 

Let us know you are coming, A.S.A.P.!!!  

(So we can plan for food and reserve an OA Brotherhood sash for YOU!) 

Contact: Cece Allen (Tejas Lodge Associate Adviser of American Indian Activities) 

ceceallen2000@hotmail.com  or  903-780-4294 (TEXT only please)

Check out the flyer for more information

Spring Ordeal and Fellowship Weekend

Tejas Lodge Spring Ordeal and Fellowship weekend is happening March 31 – April 2.  Don’t miss out on this opportunity for cheerful service and fun with your fellow Arrowmen.

Register online at the link below.

https://scoutingevent.com/585-2023SpringOrdeal

The cost is $20 for current dues paying members of Tejas Lodge and is free for members who purchased the 2023 Golden Ticket. (Registration is still required for Golden Ticket members)  

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2023 OA Section G3 Conclave Registration

Registration for 2023 OA Section G3 Conclave is now open.

https://scoutingevent.com/571-2023OASectionG3Conclave

What? Conclave is the largest event planned by the Section and gives Arrowmen opportunities to have fun and fellowship with hundreds of scouts across Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma! A variety of activities will be available from shows to training, and from crafts to a pow-wow. Lodges will also have the opportunity to compete in ceremonies, athletic competitions, and AIA dancing among other things.

Where: Camp Perkins- 9970 Perkins Road, Wichita Falls, TX 76305

When: April 21 – 23, 2023.

Cost: Early Bird Registration: $40 for the first 200 spots from February 15 – March 8, 2023
Regular Registration: $50 from March 9 – April 16, 2023
Walk Up/Late Registration: $65 from April 17 – 23, 2023

Lodging: Tent camping by lodge.