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Bay Area CouncilTRAIL CREW 2021

OA Trail Crew 2021

The Order of the Arrow is offering you an opportunity to join other Arrowmen in cheerful service and the formation of lasting brotherhood while working at a long-term camp at Camp Karankawa. Fall Camp is a great time to be a member of the Trail Crew. The cost of the trail crew is complimentary which is paid by your two days of service (your choice of 2 out of the 4 full days of Fall Camp). The other two days are spent in one of the Fall Camp’s tracks earning merit badges.

Each member of the trail crew will also receive a dated trail crew patch complimentary and the opportunity to purchase one additional patch. The staff at Fall Camp that are also OA members will receive a trail crew patch too, for their service to the camp.

DATE: November 19-24, 2021

PLACE: Camp Karankawa, 3249 FM 1459 Rd., Sweeny, TX 77480

CONTACT: For more information, contact Anthony Lusk at luskanthony@gmail.com or Fall Camp Program Director, Robert Heckler at uspatriot11b@gmail.com or 979-248-0125.

Please note: Youth must copy another adult on any email correspondence or have their parent next to them on speaker during phone calls.

REGISTER BY: October 30, 2021

OA Trail Crew Registration

 

STEPS:

1) Be a registered member of the Boy Scouts of America and a member in good standing at their local Order of the Arrow chapter. Trail Crew selection will be limited to Wihinipa Hinsa lodge members.

2) Youth members must be at least 13 years old the day program begins and not yet 18 by the time it ends.

3) Be physically fit, able to lift and handle materials up to 50 pounds.

4) The OA trail crew are not staff at long term camps but staff members that are also OA members will receive the OA Trail Crew patch for their service as staff to the camp.

5) Work two full days on projects, provided by the camp ranger or advisers.

6) Crews will have time for two days of merit badge sessions or track of their choice. (The program director will determine which merit badges or tracks are available.)

7) There is a maximum 10 youth per trail crew with no more than 4 adults. (Adults are needed for two-deep leadership in camp and will assist on the work projects).

8) Members of the trail crew will camp in their own separate area at Camp Karankawa.

9) After registering for OA Trail Crew for Fall Camp each youth must contact the program director to sign up for the available merit badges or tracks.

10) All trail crew members must then notify the Trail Crew Adviser which days they will be providing cheerful service to the camp.