A message from Ruger Jennings, the Chief of this year's host chapter (Kecoughtan): "Due to the new COVID-19 restrictions that limit gatherings to 25 people or less, the Winter Banquet scheduled for December 12 has been cancelled. We are working on alternate plans, so more information to follow."
Are you eligible for the Honor Member award? Check out the form today; it was updated for 2020!
Deadline to submit is Monday, November 30
Welcome to the SR-7A Day of Giving Event! The event page is LIVE and can be found here.
Within each lodge (team) are chapters (fundraisers). People can donate to the general lodge (team) or pick a chapter (fundraiser).
Bring on your competitive spirit! This is a competition between lodges and chapters!
The hierarchy of the event is as follows:
Donations to the general SR-7A Day of Giving fund (Event Page) will be evenly distributed to each of the lodges.
There will also be a Zoom kick-off event at 9:00 AM the morning of Saturday, October 24!
Click the button below to register for the Kickoff today.
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The 2020 Fall Fellowship is now a weekend event; that means check-in on Friday and check-out on Sunday! Pipsico Scout Reservation's Camp Kiwanis October 16 - 18, 2020 with 250 attendee cap. There will also be an opportunity for Ordeals and Brotherhood conversions!
Register today using the PDF form below. Submit your form to the Scout Office no later than 10/10/2020.
From the Lodge Registrar, Dana Reid:
"Reminder that registration [for Summer Service Weekend] closes Saturday [9/5/2020].
There are NO automatic transfers of registrations from previous events. You MUST submit a form showing your intent to come the weekend, or you will not be allowed to attend.
This is due to the current limit on attendees. Therefore, we don't want you holding a space that would prevent someone else from attending. We are closely monitoring the numbers to ensure that we are in compliance with Virginia mandates."
Remember to submit your form to the Scout Office!
Forms must be received by Saturday, September 5, 2020.
Do not forget an up-to-date copy of your health form (parts A and B from the new form).
The teleconference event to elect the 2020-21 SR-7A Section Officers, has
been rescheduled: to Tuesday, September 1st at 8:00 p.m. EDT. To join this
call and cast a vote for section office, youth Arrowmen (under 21 on September
1st) must pre-register using this form by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, August 31st.
On the day of the call, virtual meeting information will be sent to those who
have pre-registered. Youth Arrowmen who wish to run for section office must
submit a letter of affirmation from their council's Scout Executive by 11:59 p.m.
on Sunday, August 30th. These letters must be sent to Section Adviser John
Donat at email@example.com.
During this Section Officer Election call, candidates will have an opportunity to
make a two-minute speech, and questions for the candidates may be submitted
via the pre-registration form as well as in the teleconference chat feature during
the meeting. Following the speeches and the question forum, voting will take
place via a form sent out during the meeting based upon information indicated
in the pre-registration form.
Sunday, August 30th: Candidate Letter of Affirmation from Council Due
Monday, August 31st: Election Event Pre-registration Deadline
Tuesday, September 1st: Election Event starts at 8 p.m. EDT
It is time to submit your Vigil nominations!
Submit your nominations BEFORE August 15.
See the form below for delivery options.
What is Vigil Honor?
"After two years of exceptional service as a Brotherhood member, and with the approval of the national Order of the Arrow committee, a Scout or Scouter may be recognized with the Vigil Honor for their distinguished contributions to their lodge, the Order of the Arrow, Scouting, or their Scout camp." (oa-bsa.org/about/membership)
The 2020 Silver Duck and Founders Award nomination deadlines are approaching fast! Use the forms below to submit your nominee. Submission directions are included on the form.
Founders Award nomination deadline: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Silver Duck Award nomination deadline: Saturday, October 31, 2020
From Dana Reid (wahunsenakah registrar):
"Due to updated Covid restrictions, the August makeup service weekend has been cancelled.
At this point, September is still a go. Please let me know if you are planning on attending in September, using the registration form attached."
Are you excited about the August Ordeal, August 21-23 at Pipsico Scout Reservation?
Registering Procedure and COVID-19 Rules of Operation UPDATE:
1. Register for upcoming events using registration_form_amended.pdf.
2. NO WALK-INs ALLOWED AT ANY EVENTS!
3. August service weekend:
4. Bring a copy of your updated health form using the NEW form. (Old forms will not be accepted.) abc_2020.pdf.
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