April 20-22, 2018 will be a weekend to remember! Come join the Arrowmen of Section C-6A as we hold one of the premier Scouting events around. From Michigan to the southern tip of Indiana, nearly two hundred people will be traveling to Camp Chief Little Turtle, in Pleasant Lake, IN for the 2018 Section Conclave. Will you be one of them? This year's event, hosted by Kiskakon Lodge, is themed Law and Order of the Arrow and is sure to be a blast! Between ceremonies workshops, training sessions delivered by the experts, a barrage of activities, and the chance to go face-to-face against other lodges in competitions, there's sure to be something for everyone at Conclave. Check out some of this year's awesome offerings!
Keeping with the theme of our conclave, Law and Order of the Arrow, the training sessions coordinated by Takachsin Lodge will be:
-Police Academy: A new approach to brotherhood training and conversion. Open to all youth and adults.
-Academy Recruit: How to represent the Order in your troop. Open to all youth and adults.
-Investigative Principles: A fun class that will focus on problem-solving skills. Open to all youth and adults.
-Connecting the Pieces: A fun class on how to bead. Open to all youth and adults.
-Exceptional Merit Training: A comprehensive view on JTE scores and how to increase your lodge scores. Open to all youth and adults.
-Vigil Honor Session: One, three-hour long session to discuss all things around the Vigil Honor. Open to Vigil Honor members only, youth and adult.
American Indian Activities
Nischa Chuppecat Lodge is organizing an exciting menu of AIA activities for all attendees. Some of these items will be:
-Learning the culture and language of a member of a near Native American
-Native American astronomy
-Language treasure hunt
-Ceremony competitions will be conducted for the Pre-Ordeal, Ordeal, and Brotherhood ceremonies
Jaccos Towne Lodge will coordinate several fun activities for Saturday afternoon. Come out and enjoy:
-Annual lodge ball competition
-The famous Camp Chief Little Turtle Flying Squirrel
Did you know anyone can participate in the Section Patch Auction? Did you know you can make a few dollars from the auction while you help the Section and clean out your old Scout items, camping items, etc? Learn more how you can participate as a seller or a bidder at the Section C-6A Patch Auction by downloading the materials here. For those who are selling items, you may wish to use this item pre-registration Excel spreadsheet for easy use of sending your item list to the committee. There will be a silent auction, a live auction, and many items will be youth bidders only!
The following items are available in our online trading post. Those items marked with an ** will be pre-order only. Pre-orders may be designated for pick-up at Conclave, therefore not incurring shipping costs – just put “Conclave” in the shopping cart box labeled “Preferred Delivery Date”. Most other items listed are available for pre-order and, as available, will be in-stock at the Conclave. See the Section C6A Online Trading Post for pricing:
¼ Zip Fleece**
Full Zip Fleece**
Soft Shell Jacket**
Soft Shell Vest**
Long Sleeve T-Shirt
Short Sleeve T-Shirt
Some items will be available at the on-site conclave trading post, only. Those items are: patches (participant, collector, and back patch), C6A stickers, sunglasses, pens, Section C-6A history book..