Fall Fellowship

October 6-8, 2017 at Ingersoll Scout Reservation


Join us for a weekend of cheerful service, where Arrowmen will be performing a variety of projects to help maintain, enhance, and prepare ISR for the winter camping season. In addition, Fall Fellowship will include:

  • Ceremonies for Ordeal, Brotherhood, and Vigil Honor candidates.
  • Lodge Trading Post
  • Delicious food!
  • Campfire and new member orientation

Check-in Begins 5:30 Friday Evening.

More information about the Ordeal can be found at http://wq23.org/index.php/resources/ordeal-info

Scouting's National Honor Society

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Register Today for Section Conclave


Section Conclave is the premier annual event for Order of the Arrow members across Section C-3A. Arrowmen from all five lodges in C-3A will gather for an unforgettable weekend of fun activities, fellowship opportunities, food, and much more!

Learn more at sectionc3a.org

Where: Camp C.S. Klaus [Directions]

When: September 15 – 18, 2017

Registration Categories:

When registering, please be sure to select the appropriate Youth / Adult category. When prompted, please enter the Lodge that you are a current member of. After you process your registration changes cannot be made to your registration. Please check your registration options before submitting.

2017 Conclave Ordeal Registration Discount:

Order of the Arrow Ordeal members who were inducted in 2017 will not be charged the late fee that will start September 8, 2017. If you are a 2017 Ordeal member please contact the Section Registrar for the registration discount code prior to registering for Section Conclave.

Friday night meal:

Timmeu Lodge will be offering a meal on Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:30 PM. The cost of the meal will be $5.00. If you would like a meal, check the box appropriate box when you are completing your registration. The additional $5.00 will be added to your registration fee.


Thank you for using the online registration system for the 2017 Section C-3A Conclave. We look forward to seeing everyone for a weekend of fun and fellowship. If you have any questions about the online system or need troubleshooting assistance, please contact the Section Webmaster at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (641) 355-3597.

Info for Ordeal Candidates

Congratulations on becoming a candidate for the Order of the Arrow and getting called out! Being selected by your peers as one who truly lives up to the Scout Oath and Law, is a great honor. Many opportunities await you, and Wenasa Quenhotan Lodge looks forward to having you as a new brother.

The next step in order to become a member of the OA is to complete your Ordeal at either the Fall or Spring Fellowship weekend. 

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Ordeal Candidate Information

The fee for the Ordeal is $35.00. This price covers meals, an event patch, a Lodge flap, a sash, a handbook, and your annual lodge membership fees.

Check-in is open from 5:30-7:30 PM Friday for Ordeal candidates at the Brownsea Island Pavilion. All candidates must be at the Trailblazer Pavilion at Ingersoll Scout Reservation (located at the bottom of the Dining Hall Hill) by 7:40 PM for the Pre-Ordeal Ceremony. 

Departure time from the Fellowship will be approximately 10:30 a.m. on Sunday. Ordeal candidates must be in attendance the entire weekend to become a member of the Order of the Arrow.

Following the Ordeal, there will be a New Member Orientation session, which will be an opportunity to meet Lodge Officers, learn more about the purpose of the Order of the Arrow within Scouting, become familiar with Wenasa Quenhotan Lodge, and find out ways that you can quickly become involved in the Order.

For any questions prior to Fellowship, please use the Contact Us form, available at WQ23.org

Candidates are urged to pre-register and pay in advance to besure there will be enough items for all new members to get through check-in. Please send the registration form to the Peoria Scout Service Center (form available online at WQ23.org)

Packing List for Ordeal Candidates:

  • BSA Medical Form (Parts A & B) - http://www.scouting.org/filestore/HealthSafety/pdf/680-001_AB.pdf
  • Old work clothes (wear upon arrival)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground cloth (large)
  • Poncho or Rain Suit
  • Work gloves
  • Flashlight
  • Spending money for OA Trading Post 
  • Insect Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Class “A” uniform and extra clothes for later in the weekend
  • Toiletries (towel, soap, etc.)
  • Tent for Saturday night (unless you already have sleeping arrangements coordinated with another Conclave participant)

Calling all Vigil Members!

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You are invited to join us at Fall Fellowship at Ingersoll Scout Reservation on October 6-8, 2017 for a Vigil Ceremony, recognizing our 2017 class of Vigil Candidates who were called out this past summer. 

  • Aaron Shaffer
  • Chance Cook
  • George Clay
  • Hayden Golemon
  • Michelle Dalton
  • Mike McKim
  • Paul Oelkers
  • Tim DeFrees

Please email Jacob Brown at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions, or if you are interested in volunteering with a ceremonial part on Saturday evening. There will also be a coffee hour for Vigil Members on Sunday morning at 5:30 a.m. in the Dining Hall.

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