2018 Founder’s Award Nominee Biographies Released

Reedsville, Pa — The Founder’s Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their lodge. Those Arrowmen who demonstrates to fellow Arrowmen that he or she memorializes in his or her everyday life the spirit of achievement as described by founder E. Urner Goodman and co-founder Carroll...

Fall Ordeal Program

The registration for Fall Ordeal (August 10-12) is now open! Join us at Seven Mountains, not only for service to camp, but for friendship and fellowship in our All-American games and food. More details will be released soon, but you can expect a variety of American cuisine and activities such as baseball, watermelon seed...

Monaken Lodge at Summer Camp

Spring Mills, Pa — Monaken Lodge will once again have a strong presence at the 2017 Juniata Valley Council Boy Scout Summer Camp. Boy Scout Summer Camp runs through July and is held at Seven Mountains Scout Camp. Call-Out Ceremony July 13 and 20 is OA day at camp. All Order of the Arrow...

Membership Update

Earlier today, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved some exciting updates to the Order of the Arrow program. Beginning February 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scout units. The new Order of the Arrow membership requirements are as follows: • Be a registered member of...

Spring Ordeal Registration Open

Reedsville, Pa — Registration is now open for the Spring Ordeal held May 18 through 20 at Seven Mountains Scout Camp. This is the first Ordeal that the Lodge will host for the year. The lodge will continue to work on projects began earlier this year and setting up camp for the summer. Scouts...

Barnish and Ripka Receive Founder’s Award

Mount Union, Pa — Chris Barnish and Mike Ripka were announced as the 2017 Founder’s Award recipients at the Family Banquet in Mount Union this past Sunday at the American Legion Country Club in Mount Union. The Founder’s Award was created to honor and recognize those Arrowmen who have given outstanding service to their...

Ripka Re-Elected Lodge Chief

Spring Mills, Pa — Nate Ripka was re-elected Lodge Chief for Monaken Lodge during the Open Lodge meeting held at the end of the Fall Ordeal on August 13. He has become the first two-term chief for the lodge since 2008. Ripka has been a member of Monaken Lodge since 2010 when he became...

Funk Re-Elected Oneida Chief

Spring Mills, Pa — Garrett Funk was re-elected Chapter Chief during the Oneida Chapter meeting held Sunday, August 13 at the conclusion of the Fall Ordeal. He has served in the position since October 2016. Previously, Funk served as treasurer for the chapter. In 2015, Funk was awarded the Arrowman Service Award....

Dues Renewal for the Upcoming Year

Reedsville, Pa — The cost to renew your lodge dues for the upcoming year has increased. The cost to renew your dues for the 2018 year has increased to $12.00 or $25.00 if your membership in the lodge has lapsed. Why renew your dues? Renewing your dues are vital to support the mission of...

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