Chapter News – August 2017

August 2017 Newsletter

Our chapter held our monthly meeting this past week and had a great turnout and lots of new faces.  We hope that more Arrowmen will be able to join us for the next meeting on September 7th.   Chapter & Lodge Calendars can be found on our website


Chapter News:


OA Fall Fellowship will be held on September 15-17th at Woodruff Scout Camp. It is a fun filled weekend of games and activities. Anyone who is brotherhood eligible can also go through the brotherhood trail. In order to be eligible it must be at least 10 months since your ordeal.  The cost is $15 and all food is provided.  Register at


OA Trail blazer will be held on October 6-8th at Bert Adams. At this campout OA members serve as staff to help teach cub scouts. It is a great way to give back to those who are coming behind us and to serve as good role models for the younger scouts. The cost is $15 and all food is provided.


On October 21st we will have a Lodge Day of Service at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Details can be found on the Egwa Tawa Dee Website.


OA Fall Ordeal will be held November 3rd -5th at Bert Adams. This is the last weekend of the year for candidates to go through their ordeal to become a brother. We are in need of Elangomats. Please keep in mind how appreciative you were to the Elangomat that served at your ordeal and please consider helping out. If it has been at least 10 months since your ordeal you can also earn your brotherhood at the same time as serving as an Elangomat. The cost is $15 and all food is provided.  Please email if you are able to serve an an Elangomat.


We will have troop election training on Friday, December 1st at Transfiguration Catholic Church in the Family Life Center. Troop Advisors and Troop Representatives need to attend.  Please register at


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Avery Shumpert
Kennesaw Chapter Chief
Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge