Lodge Advisers - Have you attended the OA Adviser Training at the Philmont Training Center? Did you know that such a course exists? If not, you should considering attend this year! This fantastic course is highly customizable based on the needs of its participants, allows trainers and participants to dig deeply into burning issues, and even offers time to soak in the beauty of Philmont! Additionally, the Northeast Region is proud to offer five scholarships of $200 each for lodge advisers and associate lodge advisers to help defray the program cost. To find out more about the program and read a testimonial from one of our very own Northeast Region lodge advisers, click on the "Read More" link below.
After meeting with Region Chairman Mark Chilutti at the end of January, Chief Kyle Piper has finalized his goals for 2014. Kyle believes these goals will strengthen key elements of the regional program including our communication practices, emphasis on High Adventure Programs, and National Leadership Seminars. Please review and share as we continue to support Kyle towards the fulfillment of his goals! You can view Kyle's goals by clicking here.
The Northeast Region High Adventure Program Scholarship was created in hopes to provide monetary support to Arrowmen within the Region by paying a partial or full scholarship to one of the Order of the Arrow High Adventure Programs at Philmont Scout Ranch, Northern Tier, the Florida Sea Base, and the Summit Bechtal Family National Scout Reserve.
On December 27, 2012, then section chief Tyler Allen made his second trip to the annual OA national planning meeting. One day later, he was elected as the 2013 northeast region chief, and has spent the last twelve months leading the region through a great year. In just a few days, Tyler will make the trip back to Dallas, TX for his third national planning meeting to end his term as region chief. It's not an easy job being region chief, but Tyler has excelled in the position and has been an excellent representative of the region.
After his term as region chief concludes, Tyler will serve as the first director of a new OA High Adventure program at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in 2014.
Last month, the Northeast Region hosted its inagural Lodge Key 3 Summit. The theme of the weekend was Your Piece of the Puzzle" and was a weekend filled with training, fellowship, and fun for lodge leaders around the Northeast Region.
Click on the link below to read a recap of the event written by our own Phil Z., lodge chief of Moswetuset Lodge 52 , and click here to view the 2013 Lodge Key 3 Summit photo gallery.