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Upcoming Events
Wed Dec 24, 2014
Christmas Eve
Thu Dec 25, 2014
Wed Dec 31, 2014
New Year's Eve
Thu Jan 01, 2015
New Year's Day
Fri Jan 02, 2015
OA Elections Begin
Sat Jan 03, 2015 @18:00 -
Winter Banquet
Thu Jan 15, 2015 @19:30 -
E-Board Meeting
Mon Jan 19, 2015
Martin Luther King Day

Lowaneu Allanque - WELCOME!

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Order of the Arrow - Winter Banquet

Saturday, January 03, 2015 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm


Come and join the Lodge for food fellowship & FUN & to recognize the Top Arrowmen of 2014! Saturday, January 3rd beginning at 6pm. Dinner is served at 7pm / Bethany Lutheran Church - 8 S Lincoln St, Batavia, IL

We will recognize the Vigil Class of 2014, James E West Award Recipients, Plans and Strategies for a successful Lodge, Founders Award Recipients & Silent Auction

Early Bird Fee: Before December 20, 2014, the cost is $30
On or after December 20, 2014, the cost is $35/person
On-site walk-in registration is $45 if seating is available.

2015 Annual members who have paid their $90 fee are entitled to attend this event for no additional charge. Please check the 'Annual Fee button' when registering to eliminate your charge. Thanks!


OATo All Order of the Arrow Committee Members, E-Board Members, Adult Advisers, Chapter Chiefs & all OA Members!

Thursday,  December 18, 2014 (every 3rd Thursday of the month UNLESS otherwise noted), there is an Order of the Arrow E-Board Meeting at Bethany Lutheran Church, (8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia, IL).  The meeting starts at 7:30pm. All Order of the Arrow members are encouraged to attend, (in uniform and with your OA sash).  

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Where? Kalahari Resort & Convention Center, 1305 Kalahari Dr., Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

When? Saturday, January 24th, 2015


Purpose: First and foremost, to facilitate inter-lodge communication, idea sharing, to update lodges on new National Order of the Arrow programs, and planning for this year’s conclave. One of the most beneficial elements the Council of Chiefs can offer is a fun, interactive environment where Arrowmen can build friendships and hang out with likeminded individuals and exchange resources. / Cost: The COC Meeting fee is $27.00 per person, which includes the meeting space, meeting supplies, and a buffet lunch. / Meeting Time: 10am. Please arrive between 9:30 & 9:45am. This COC will end between 4-5pm.

For information about Overnight Accommodations & Waterpark Passes, see the above flier - These reservations need to be made by December 20th to reserve your room! Each Lodge that has 20 or more arrowmen registered for the Winter COC will get a raffle ticket for each person registered to win an Ice Cream Social CHILL CREW! We LOVE ice cream!!! So get yourself registered!


OAlodge41Between October 15, 2104 & January 31, 2015 OA Lodge members in the Three Fires Council have the special opportunity to pay for many of the OA Lodge events with one Annual Membership Fee.

The Lowaneu Allanque Lodge #41 Annual Registration allows you to pay for the 2015 Winter Banquet, 2015 Lodge Pow Wow, 2015 Spring Fellowship, 2015 Fall Fellowship, PLUS pay your 2015 Dues at one time.  You will also receive a limited edition 2015 Lowaneu Allanque Patch only available to Annual Registration Members.  All of these would cost $130.00 if you register on-site.  You save $40.00!

The Annual Registration MUST be received by December 20, 2014 or additional fees will be incurred for the Winter Banquet. This offer will END on January 31st, 2015 You must register for each event that you will be attending at least 2 weeks prior to the event even though the fees are already paid.  Indicate on the registration that you paid the Annual Registration. This can be done online. Medical forms or waivers, as applicable, will still be needed AT the specific events as stated for each event. To pay EITHER your 2015 OA Dues ($20) OR the Annual Membership which includes dues ($90)


Lock inLowaneu Allanque Lodge is Inviting You!
Information Packet, Youth Waiver & Forms

Date: March 7th, (8pm) to March 8th*, (7am), 2015 (*Daylight Savings Time Starts) Place: Rush Copley Health-Plex, 1900 Ogden Ave / Aurora, IL Who: ALL Boy Scouts (you do not have to be in the Order of the Arrow) There Will be Swimming, Rock Climbing, Basketball, Dodgeball, Pizza, Pop, Fellowship, & MORE! Bring a Water Bottle and if You Wish: Board Games, Playing Cards, and Video Games Too!!! Doors Will be Locked at 10pm on Saturday – No Admittance After That / No One Can Leave Before 7am Sunday

Registration Fee is $30 & ENDS on 2/20/15 Registration is ONLINE below! Once Registration Closes, it is CLOSED! Capacity is 250 People so Register Early to Reserve Your Spot! Due to the Use of an Outside Vendor, you MUST Complete ALL Attached Forms and Bring Them to the Lock In to Gain Admittance (Do Not Mail in the Attached Forms – Bring Them With You!) Any Group Bringing 3 or More Youth MUST Bring a PAID ADULT Who Stays for the Event.


noac 2015 2015 NOAC National Order of the Arrow Conference
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow, and is Scouting’s second-largest national event.  Over 10,000 Arrowmen from across our nation will gather for an inspirational and unforgettable experience full of fellowship, training, adventure and fun! During NOAC, Arrowmen will participate in a six-day conference which includes top notch training sessions, cool recreational opportunities, patch trading, midway booths, evening shows full of theatrics and special effects, and exciting programs. There will be ceremony and dance teams, Chances to participate in sporting competitions as well as other competitions that our lodge can compete in.

The cost for our council to attend NOAC 2015 is $550 per person. Included in this fee are 6 unforgettable days full of fellowship, training, adventure, & fun!, meals once we arrive at NOAC, plus patches, hat, shirts and other surprises for our contingent (details to be announced as they become available). Registration for this event is now FULL and on a wait-list status. If you wish to attend, please register yourself on the wait-list & we will contact you as slots becomes available. Thanks for your patience.

NOAC Fee Payment Schedule: $275 when you sign up online (must be by February 1, 2015)
Additional national late fee of $75 added after Feb 1st / Total payment due by March 31, 2015

Questions contact Roger Johnson-Lodge advisor, Wes Weems-OA Staff advisor or Geoff Dubbins-NOAC Contingent advisor / Arrowmen attending the 2015 NOAC will get as part of their fee, a once in a lifetime souvenir, a special edition red sash! These sashes will differ from those currently worn in that the colors are reversed, with a white arrow emblazoned on a red sash. The rarity of the sash is noteworthy, as only those present at NOAC 2105 will receive them


FDLWant to find a great camp to take your unit camping? Our lodge has updated the Where to go Camping database & it is full of great places to take your troop, team or crew in the 5 state area! Click on the state you want, or download the entire list. Thanks, Diane Buri for your hard work on this project!

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