2016 Conclave

Registration for Conclave 2016 is now open!  Conclave is an adventure for Arrowmen from across our section to gather for a weekend of fun, fellowship, training, events and competitions.  It is an OA event at the Area level of Scouting to bring together members from ten lodges, spanning the distance from Amarillo, TX to Shreveport, LA .  The 2016 SR 2-3 North Conclave will be held at Trevor Rees-Jones Scout Camp in Athens, TX from April 15-17, 2016.  The theme of this Conclave is “Fuse”, linking our rich history with a great future.  At Conclave, Arrowmen have the opportunity to compete in ceremonies competitions, dancing, drumming, singing, Native American crafts and training events, and many other games and competitions.  There are also competitions for lodge publications and websites, as well as a wide variety of recreational and educational activities, a Trading Post full of unique collectible items, souvenirs, patches and Section-branded merchandise available at no other event!  Register for Conclave now at:




While registering for Conclave, why not check out the Section Trading Post?  Many section and conclave items are for sale, including T-shirts, hats, and other conclave merchandise.




Don’t wait to register for Conclave.  The early bird fee for Conclave ends in March, and the first 100 people to register for the event will receive a special early bird patch.

2015 Annual Lodge Banquet

The Tejas Lodge announces its Annual Lodge Banquet for November 14, 2015 at the First United Methodist Church of Henderson at 6 PM.  This is the final lodge event of the year dedicated to celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow.  Accomplishments from the past year will be highlighted including the recognition of the 2015 Vigil class, the 2015 James West Award recipients and the 2015 Founders’ Award recipients.  The Chapter of the Year award will also be presented to the most outstanding chapter for 2015. The 2016 Lodge officers will be installed and the old chapters will be retired.

Please make plans to attend this night of fellowship and celebration. Registration forms can be found under the resource tab.  Registrations must be in the council office by November 9th.

2015 Fall Update


This September, Arrowmen from across Tejas Lodge will gather at Camp Pirtle for a weekend of fellowship, competition, and lodge elections. Registration starts at 8:00 am on Saturday and goes until 10:00 am on Sunday. Before this event however, every chapter should have their chapter officers elected. Chapter officer elections should take place at the next chapter meeting before the fall fellowship. One important event that is happening at the fall fellowship are lodge officer elections. For anyone interested in running for a lodge position, they must get a letter of recommendation from their chapter adviser. The letter must then be sent to the lodge adviser, Matt L. before the weekend. At the Fall Fellowship, lodge officer candidates will be meeting at the Founders Lodge at 11 a.m.

Our final lodge event of the year will be the Tejas Lodge’s annual banquet. This will be the final event for 2015 officers and you will see the installation of the new 2016 officers. The lodge will make final award presentations to the retiring chapters. We will have a guest speaker and a live auction. The banquet will be in Henderson at the First United Methodist Church.


Congratulations are in order for the members of Ceremony and dance teams who competed at the NOAC 2015. If you see one of the members listed below, be sure and congratulate them.


Ceremony team 1—Johnathan B., Matthew M., Chipper A., and Mason S. (from

Okee Tuklo) received honor team for the pre-ordeal ceremony and for the Brotherhood


Ceremony team 2—Peyton A., James M., Michael B., Bailey G. (pre-ordeal), and

Justin K. (brotherhood) (All from Okee Tuklo) received 1st place for regalia for Northern central plains.

Ceremony team 3—Clint K., Josh A., Kyle G., and Russel S. (representing Cherokee Trace, Tall Timbers and Caddo)


Clint K. (CT) got top 15 for fancy dancing. He also received a gold medal for his


Justin K. (OT) got top 15 in traditional dancing. He also received a gold medal for

his regalia.

Mason S. (OT) got a gold medal for his regalia.

Matthew M. (OT) got a gold medal for his regalia.


Matthew M. (OT) got 2nd place in mascot mayhem.

Will B. (Caddo) got the top 50 in the individual OA warrior challenge.