Lodge and Chapter Officer Elections: Official Notice

Hello Fellow Brothers;

Lenape Lodge 8 will conduct annual elections for lodge and chapter office on April 27th, 2014 for the positions of Lodge Chief, Vice Chief of Program, Vice Chief of Inductions, Vice Chief of Administration, and Vice Chief of Membership. Immediately following the elections for lodge office, the chapters will break out and conduct elections for the positions of Chapter Chief, Chapter Vice Chief, and Chapter Secretary.

Members who wish to run for any of these positions must fill out an election petition, which can be found on the lodge website www.lenape8.org or contacting the lodge chief directly via the lodge website. All petitions must be returned to the lodge adviser prior to April 25th 10:00 pm and must complete the interview by April 26th at noon to be considered eligible for lodge or chapte office. The petition has additional information and details that need to be carefully considered before running for office.

The election procedure can be found in the Lenape Lodge rules, available at www.lenape8.org under the resources tab.

Elections Location:
Camp Roosevelt: Palen Lodge (during the fellowship weekend).
Sunday, April 27th 9:00 am

Xavier Tarr
Lodge Chief
Lenape Lodge 8


April 2014 Smoke Signals

Download our first newsletter from the April Ordeal weekend here!

Smoke Signals April 1 2014.pdf631.98 KB

NE-5B Conclave Merchandise Pre-Order

Arrowmen planning to attend the conclave may pre-order merchandise from the section. Please see the attached order form for more information.

Conclave Pre-Order Form.pdf342.58 KB

April Ordeal Quickly Approaching!

The first Induction Weekend for Lenape Lodge 8 is coming up is just two weeks! There is still time to register, so be sure to do so! You must register online if you are a member of the lodge, candidates may register online or through the packet they receive in the mail. Click here to register!

Unit Elections

Units requesting a unit election should contact the chapter officers that their unit resides in. Chapter contact information can be found in the chapter tab at the top of the website.

When requesting a unit election, please be sure to provide the following information:
- Your District and Unit
- Your preferred election date, time, and location
- A point of contact (Scoutmaster, OA Unit Representative, etc)
- Any special instructions that you feel would help the elections team

Dues Payment Information

NEED TO PAY YOUR DUES? You can do so online: http://dk.gardenstatescouting.org/lenapedues

Attention all members: If you attended the Lodge Merger convention in October, the patches have been mailed and you should be receiving them in the next few days. For Charter Member flaps that were pre-ordered:
- If you attended the convention, the charter member flaps are included in the convention weekend envelope
- if you ordered online and selected the mail' option, they are in the mail.
- If you ordered at a Council Resource Center, they are at the resource center. If you are not sure what resource center they are at, we suggest calling prior to going to pick up the patches to ensure they are at that specific resource center. The phone numbers for the resource centers are: Riggins SRC (856.327.1700) & Rowan SRC (609.261.5850)


Order of the Arrow Scholarship Opportunity!

Scholarship Opportunity
The Section NE-5B Thomas J. Richards Memorial National OA Events Scholarship was created in memory of 2009-10 Section Chief Tom Richards in the hopes to provide monetary support to Arrowmen within the section by paying a partial or full scholarship to one of the National Order of the Arrow Events or the National Order of the Arrow High Adventure Programs at Philmont Scout Ranch, Northern Tier, Florida High Adventure Sea Base, and the new, Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve.
For more information please visit:

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