Website Conclave

The Section NE-1 Conclave is coming to Camp William Hinds on June 3-5, 2016. You can’t get any closer than that! Join us and 500+ other arrowmen at this excellent opportunity for the Arrowmen across Section NE-1 (10 lodges in the new England area) to meet new people, enjoy valuable training and an action packed weekend of fun!

PARTICIPANTS. Those members new to the lodge or have never been to a conclave should attend the function as a participant. This will give you the opportunity to visit the training cells and participate in the full range of activities and entertainment.

STAFF. It will take quite a contingent to prepare and run the a facilities for this event in addition to providing 5 meals and some program assistance. Staff members will need to fill out an online interest form, once your interest has been submitted you will receive an email to order your free t-shirt (by May 27th). If you have a specialization please let us know, we will need shooting sports, cope, and waterfront certified personnel, as well as a medical crew. Staff may volunteer additional work hours throughout the week prior to the event. Additional meals will be provided to staff -the first one on Friday after your check in at 4pm, Staff are expected to stay after the Section Elections/Business Meeting to clean up (there will be lunch).

REGISTRATION. Both staff and participants of Madockawanda Lodge will need to send in a registration form, class a and b medical form, and $35 payment to the council office by May 20th (or can be brought to an OA event during the month of May). Registration is required by all people who plan to walk into the camp that weekend, there will be no walk-ins and additional slots post registration may not be accepted due expected food needs and attendance codes.

Questions, please contact

Conclave chairman Greg Valcourt (gregory.valcourt@gmail.com), or
Properties chairman Eri Martin (eridmartin@hotmail.com), or
Conclave Adviser Adrian Caron (adrian.caron@gmail.com)

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Several Workdays have been organized to prepare the camp for our expected guest at conclave. We would like to extend invitations to volunteers that can come to one or both Saturday Workdays on May 7th and 28th from 8am to 5pm (partial day commitment is welcomed). Lunch will be provided courtesy of the lodge. Most projects will deal with preparing the campsites (erecting tents, cots, dining flies, signage and general brush cleanup); other project will be available for all abilities. Dress appropriately and bring yard tools if you have them.

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Induction weekends are an essential part of the order allowing those winter elected membership to be come part of the lodge. These weekends also allow assistance for all members to provided needed service for our council properties pre and post resident camp season. The first ordeal will be focused on preparing Camp Hinds for the 2016 conclave.

Brotherhood is available to those that have been in the lodge for a minimum of 10 active months. Those eligible ordeals would have gotten a letter in the early spring.

Ordeal Fee ($40)
Brotherhood ($20), Brotherhood or General Members Food Fees ($10 or $5 for one meal)

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