The OA is offering four limited-edition OA Jamboree program flaps for sale, funds for which will help offset the costs associated with the Service Corps, Indian Village, Trek Guides, and Day of Service programs at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree.
Please look over the program, and consider participating as a supporter in this effort.
The link from our secure and official vendor can be found at:
Region Chief Tyler Allen, Chairman Mark Chilutti, and Staff Adviser Brian Gray reported to the Northeast Region Board on the success of the Scouts Helping Scouts fundraising campaign. Here are some of the highlights from the report:
Over 1,700 patches were purchased by people wanting to help!
Over 250 contributions were received, and these came from individuals, lodges, section, packs, and troops.
Support came from all across the country and also from our members in the Black Eagle Lodge of the Transatlantic Council.
$37,500 raised through this effort, plus $5,000 from the National OA Committee, and $15,000 from funds donated by members of the Northeast Region Board helped the campaign reach $57,500!
Nine lodges applied for funding and all nine were approved. Receiving a grant from NE-3A was Tkaen DoD Lodge of the Five Rivers Council, $5,500 to rebuild the wheelchair accessible entrance to the Nature Lodge at Camp Gorton.
A Northeast Region/Order of the Arrow patch is being offered. Proceeds support regional OA programs like NLS, NLATS, Gathering of Leaders, Train the Trainer, officer expenses, etc. Patches are $3.50 each and lodges or sections are encouraged to sell them for $5. Patch has a loop for uniform wear and is fully embroidered and made in the USA.
Patches should be ordered by lodges or sections, and there is a minimum order of 5 patches. Use this order form.
The 2013 Conclave registration web site is open and ready for lodge leaders to enroll their lodge delegates for Conclave. You can log into the registration site at: http://registration.ne3a.org.
The Conclave registration site will be open until May 15, 2013. A late registration fee of $10.00 is applied to all registrations entered after April 17, 2013 for those that are not inducted between April 10 and May 15, 2013. The trading post will lock on April 17, 2013, and at that point no additional merchandise can be ordered.
Having trouble accessing the site? Email/call/text Brian Love.
The 2013 Conclave Training Schedule has been finalized, and is available for download. The training schedule is also on the registration forms for Scouts and Scouters when they register for the Conclave. We hope you are excited about the top-notch training that will be available at the Conclave — we certainly are!
The 2013 Conclave registration forms are now available! Please submit this registration form to your lodge leadership by April 10, 2013. Late registrations will be allowed until May 15, 2013. Late registrations will be subject to a $10 late fee.
Congratulations to Matt Brown of the Southern Region who was last night elected to serve as the 2013 National Chief, and to Jordan Hughes of our own Northeast Region on his election to serve as the 2013 National Vice Chief!
The Northeast Region section chiefs have elected Tyler Allen to be our 2013 region chief. Tyler is from French Creek Council, Edinboro, PA, where he was the NE-4A chief.
The next Section NE-3A Council of Chiefs meeting will be held January 19-20, 2013. The COC meeting will start at 10:00AM. We will be meeting at Manchester United Methodist Church, 12 State Street, Manchester, NY 14504. Most of the planning for the event will happen this weekend. Section officers will be in touch with lodge leadership with more details.