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Here are events, documents and registration links that apply to our OA Lodge for
July through December 2023. Events specific to the OA are in Purple.

Save the DATE! Our Summer Brotherhood Bash will be held on Saturday, August 19th at Camp Big Timber in Elgin. ALL members are welcome to attend this party celebration. Ordeal members with at least 6 months may do their Brotherhood Conversion at this event.


Save the DATE! Fall Fellowship will be held on Fri-Sun, Sept 8-10th at Camp Big Timber in Elgin.

At this fellowship we will be holding Ordeal Memberships, Brotherhood Conversions and doing our annual Vigil Callout for those members elected in June. Registration will begin in June.

Forge On! Scouting Adventure:

Save the DATE! The Three Fires Camporee "FORGE ON!" will be held on Fri-Sun, Sept 30 - Oct 2nd at The Forge in Lemont.

We’re in need of a sizeable OA presence at The Forge in Lemont in September. Be sure to sign up here:

Additionally, Patrick Herr will be heading up our presence at the Camporee. We are in need of event staff for two areas. One group will be working on program support, and the other will be working on OA promotion. Program support will be in charge of various things like staff meals, parking, etc. Meanwhile, OA promotion will be in charge of promoting the OA to the participants there, encouraging people to attend lodge events, and more. OA promotion may also run an activity station depending on the needs at the event. If you’re interested in helping out, please fill out Patrick’s form to indicate that: .


We’re also in need of an adult to act as the adviser for the Camporee committee. If interested, please reach out to

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