Welcome to the Tendeuchen Chapter website. The Tendeuchen Chapter (pronounced ten-DOY-chen) is made up of all the Arrowmen who are registered in the Buckeye District, Simon Kenton Council.
Our activities include participation in Lodge functions, such as the Ordeal induction weekends, fellowships, and training, as well as special Chapter activities. We have performed a number of service projects in the past, especially at Camp Lazarus, and we have an active Native American dance team and Venture Crew who make appearances at Eagle Courts of Honor, Blue and Gold Banquets, and the Maple Sugar Festival. Every year we also have a Chapter Fellowship in March at Camp Lazarus as part of the Maple Sugar Festival.
The Tendeuchen Chapter normally meets in conjunction with Roundtable first Thursday of every month. Roundtable starts at 7pm and all are welcome, our chapter meeting will be 7:30-8:30 pm as a break-out session. We meet at the Northwest Christian Church, 1340 Fishinger Rd., 43221 in Upper Arlington. Exceptions are July and August which have no meetings. All members of the Order of the Arrow are welcome at these meetings.
Our Chapter operates a Native American dance team . Practice information is below when appropriate. Anyone interested in joining the dance team is welcome to attend. No experience or even talent necessary. Young women 14 to 20 are also invited to join.
Our next monthly Chapter meeting will be at the September 6th Roundtable. The chapter meeting will be 7:30 to 8:30 pm and we will plan our fall fellowship and service project. Bring ideas and sketches (paper or electronic) for a Tendeuchen Chapter logo we could use for patches and other items. There will be a game or craft and a snack. All OA members are encouraged to attend and Troop OA Representatives are expected. We start gathering for fellowship at the start of Roundtable at 7 PM with our meeting starting at 7:30 PM. We meet at Northwest Christian Church, 1340 Fishinger Rd., 43221 in Upper Arlington. Tendeuchen Website
Ordeal season is almost over!
We have only one more Ordeal/Brotherhood weekend this year September 7-9 at Camp Lazarus.
If you took your Ordeal last year or before, now is the time to seal your membership in the Order of the Arrow. You were chosen as an Ordeal candidate. You choose to be a Brotherhood candidate. Don’t let your fellow Scouts and Arrowmen down.
We Weed Your Help!
It takes many members to put on a successful Ordeal weekend. We need people to help in the kitchen, as service crew leaders and elangomats, on the ritual team, and more. If you haven’t been to an Ordeal since you were inducted, you are really missing out. The experience is very different for members: you eat great food all weekend, choose your own service, and get to meet (and talk all day to) fellow Arrowmen from troops around our council. Serving as an elangomat for our candidates is a great opportunity to get involved and serve your fellow scouts. If you are not a Brotherhood member, you can become one at any of the Ordeal weekends (10 months or more after your Ordeal). You will learn more about the Order of the Arrow and get to see the best ceremony it has to offer. Registration & information.
A medical form will now be required for everyone attending any OA event and staying overnight. This is so we will be in compliance with National BSA policy. Day visitors will not be required to have the form however all others will. Bring a COPY (not the original) of the form with you to the event as it might not be returned at the end of the event. BSA Medical Form Note: This form will need to be brought to each OA outing you attend.
It is time to pay your 2018 OA dues! You can pay them at the Tecumseh Lodge website. Dues for 2018 are $15 if you paid dues in 2017 or $20 if you did not pay dues in 2016 (includes reinstatement fee).
We have a Facebook Group Page - Tendeuchen Chapter OA - (closed registration) for the Chapter. Request to join and someone will add you. Once membership in our Chapter is verified you will be provided access to the Facebook Group.
To keep up to date on all of our events and activities, please join our Google Group at http://groups.google.com/group/tendeuchen-chapter?hl=en.
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This page is maintained by Paul Post.Last updated August 29, 2018.