Documents

This page contains many important documents for the lodge.

  • Lodge Officer Petition: click here  
    • Expectations of a Lodge officer:  click here
    • Serving as a lodge officer is a unique and exciting opportunity
    • You are making a commitment of your time, talent and energy!
    • Petitions must be approved by the Scout Executive/Lodge Staff adviser
    • Fill this form out online, then print it off for your signature and turn it into the Lodge Adviser by Friday May 18, 2018
  • Arrowman of the Year/Honor Arrowman Nomination: click here
    • Arrowman of the Year and Honor Arrowman are the lodge’s highest honors, the former of which is given to only one youth and one adult per year.
    • Any Arrowman may nominate any other Arrowman for these awards, and there are no prerequisites for these awards.
    • The deadline for submission of these nomination forms is Monday, December 31, 2018.
  • Vigil Honor Nomination Form: click here
    • This is the official form for Vigil Honor nominations for 2019. Forms must be submitted by Thursday , January 31, 2019  through the Vigil Nominations page.
    • All information pertaining to the Vigil Honor can be found in your Order of the Arrow Handbook or by clicking here.
    • Any Arrowman may nominate any other Arrowman for the Honor, provided that the Arrowman being nominated has been a Brotherhood member for at least two years at the time of the nomination.
  • Lodge officer Petition Download
    • Serving as a lodge officer is a unique and exciting opportunity. The success of the lodge depends on each lodge officer, and their appointed adviser, to make a commitment of their time, talent, and energy. Here is a list of events that lodge officers are expected to attend
    • If you have any questions or are unsure about what will be asked of you as a lodge officer, please talk with one of the current officers or advisers before completing this form.
    • This form MUST be received by the Lodge Adviser by Wednesday, May 13, 2015, and must be approved by the Council Scout Executive.
    • If you decide to send in a petition please email it to the Lodge Adviser at adviser@nslodge.org
    • Dues Payment: go there!
      • You can pay your 2019 dues online on the Michigan Crossroads Council’s website.
      • Dues for 2019 are $15.
    • Takachsin Handbook: click here
    • The Challenges of Brotherhood: click here
      • This document is password protected. To download the file, enter the following information:
      • Username: ordeal
      • Password: enter the Admonition, completely lowercase and no spaces
    • Elangomat/Nimat Handbook: download
  • Lodge Officer Petitions:

Dues

Dues Payment: go there!

Check whether your dues are paid and, if they're not up-to-date, pay them on the Michigan Crossroads Council's website.

Lodge Minutes

Are you interested in knowing what your lodge Executive Committee is discussing? Download the minutes here: minutes (click here)


Events

2019 Winter Banquet Registration link: click here

Award Nominations

Arrowman and Honor Arrowman of the Year: Due 12/31/2018 here
Vigil Honor: Due 1/31/2019 here

Unit Election Resources

Scoutmaster Letter: download
Pre-Election Checklist: download
Youth Election Form: download
Adult Nomination: Link
Unit Elections Video: download
Unit Election Evaluation Form: go there!
Election Request: go there!
Ballot Generator: go there!

OA National Resources

OA National Site: link

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