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|Officers||The Pennacook Lodge officer team is comprised of the Lodge Chief, Vice Chief, Treasurer, and Secretary. Under the guidance of the Lodge Adviser, they are responsible for the leadership, management, and oversight of all lodge operations and program. They serve as the highest elected youth in the Spirit of Adventure Council and act as ambassadors for the lodge.|
|American Indian Activities||The purpose of the American Indian Activities Block is to develop a Native American Program that is historically accurate and representative of the Pennacook Federation of Native Americans. In order to foster such a program, there are a variety of committees: the Musicians Committee; tasked with creating a musical background for ceremonies, Regalia Committee; creating and maintaining our lodges regalia for use in ceremonies, and 15 Blazes, responsible for maintaining the ceremony sites.|
|Program||The Program Block is in charge of the internal program of the lodge and fulfilling the “Brotherhood” pillar of the Order of the Arrow. This involves the planning and execution of the lodge fellowship weekend; coordinating the lodge’s contingent for all national, regional, and section events; and ensuring Arrowmen are fed well under the leadership of the Culinary Committee at all lodge events.|
|Communications||The Communications Block is responsible for broadcasting the lodge’s message to members and individuals with a vested interest in our program through digital, social, and traditional communication. In it’s realm, the block manages all lodge content, the lodge website, eNews publications, social media channels, graphics, and videos. As a major aspect; the Shows Committee is tasked with the creation of shows for
lodge events to deliver an inspirational message to all Arrowmen.
|Inductions||The Inductions Block is tasked with managing the processes associated with the Order of the Arrow Induction sequence; everything from the Unit Election through Brotherhood conversion. Inductions is the heart of the lodge and is a critical aspect to its success; simply put; without it, there would be no members. A well run inductions process truly defines a well run lodge. This block ensures that all inductions are run in accordance with the Order of the Arrow’s Guide to Inductions.|
|Camping Traditions||This group is charged with fulfilling the second point of the purpose of the Order of the Arrow which is to “Promote camping, responsible outdoor adventure, and environmental stewardship as essential components of every Scout’s experience, in the unit, year-round, and in summer camp.” They work closely with the council marketing & camping Committees to develop an annual plan for the lodge to support the council in their promotion of local camping programs; this includes creating a camping resource highlighting local camping areas.|