March 6th Election for Order of the Arrow.
Please attend on March 6th to participate in the OA ( Order of the Arrow) election..
This is a special event with a guest attending to oversee the election. For a valid election, we need at least 35 scouts in attendance at the meeting.
ALL Current OA members, please wear your sashes for the election portion of the meeting. (adults and youth).
Youth membership qualifications. All members of, or candidates for membership in, the Order of the Arrow who are under 21 years of age shall be considered youth members or candidates for youth membership, subject to meeting the following requirements:
- Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America.
- Hold the First Class rank of the Boy Scouts of America, as a minimum.
- After registration with a troop or team, have experienced 15 days and nights of Boy Scout camping during the two-year period prior to the election. The 15 days and nights must include one, but no more than one, long-term camp consisting of six consecutive days and five nights of resident camping, approved and under the auspices and standards of the Boy Scouts of America. The balance of the camping must be overnight, weekend, or other short-term camps.
Candidates for youth membership shall be elected by other youth members in accordance with policies set forth by the national Order of the Arrow committee.
Troop 96 records indicate we have eight scouts who will be on the ballot for consideration.
Nolan B, Cameron D, Mario D, Thomas H, Michael O, Caleb V, Ethan W and Michael W.
Please make an extra effort to attend this meeting so we have enough scouts to have a valid T96 OA election.