The words of E. Urner Goodman, shown for 15,000 Arrowmen at NOAC Come out to Section Conference, April 8-10, 2016, at Camp Elmore! These new Ordeal members from the Timucuan Chapter are excited about thier future in the OA! The Summer Fellowship 2015 Lodge Officers and Chapter Chiefs The retiring of our Nation's colors at the end of a fellowship One of the fantastic shows for 15,000 Arrowmen during the National Order of the Arrow Conference, hosted at Michigan State Univeristy The theme from the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference, taken using stunt cards at Spartan Stadium The AIA dancers are ready to show off their feathers at the Lodge Powwow
The words of E. Urner Goodman, shown for 15,000 Arrowmen at NOAC
Come out to Section Conference, April 8-10, 2016, at Camp Elmore!
These new Ordeal members from the Timucuan Chapter are excited about thier future in the OA!
The Summer Fellowship 2015 Lodge Officers and Chapter Chiefs
The retiring of our Nation's colors at the end of a fellowship
One of the fantastic shows for 15,000 Arrowmen during the National Order of the Arrow Conference, hosted at Michigan State Univeristy
The theme from the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference, taken using stunt cards at Spartan Stadium
The AIA dancers are ready to show off their feathers at the Lodge Powwow

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What's New?
 
Read more about What's New?Section Conference 2016Winter Fellowship 2016Fall Fellowship 2015Thank You, Mr. Chip!NOAC 2015ArrowTourJanuary 19, 2016 75 years ago this year, Echockotee Lodge was established as the Order's 200th lodge. This year, in celebration of this great accomplishment, we look forward, seeking a higher vision. A plethora of awesome things have been happening here in Echockotee Lodge - have you been keeping up? In January, over 200 Arrowmen came out for training and games at the annual Winter Fellowship. Echockotee recognized 10 Arrowmen with the Vigil Honor for their outstanding service to their units, chapters, and the lodge....
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Section Conference 2016
 
Read more about Section Conference 2016Winter Fellowship 2016Fall Fellowship 2015Thank You, Mr. Chip!NOAC 2015ArrowTourGreeting Echockotee Lodge members, On behalf of Section S-4 and O-Shot-Caw Lodge, I would like to invite you to attend the 2016 Section Conference on April 8-10, 2016 at Camp Elmore in Davie, FL. We are fewer than 3 months away from the conference. Since the Order of the Arrow’s founding, lodges around the nation have met annually to celebrate and rededicate themselves to the principles of brotherhood, cheerfulness, and service. Rich in Native American history, these conferences have often focused on Indian dance, drum, and...
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Winter Fellowship 2016
 
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Fall Fellowship 2015
 
Read more about Fall Fellowship 2015Thank You, Mr. Chip!NOAC 2015ArrowTourSeptember 27, 2015 Aloha, Echockotee Lodge! Fall Fellowship was a hula-good time, as our domestic travels took us to Honolulu, Hawaii! 332 Arrowmen came out to the tropical weekend, with 44 completing their Ordeals, and 41 completing their Brotherhoood conversions. Congrats! Echockotee's next event is Special Needs Camporee, on October 16-18, at St. Johns Riverbase at Echockotee! Come on out for a great weekend of service to our special needs Scouts!
     
Thank You, Mr. Chip!
 
Read more about Thank You, Mr. Chip!NOAC 2015ArrowTourSeptember 12, 2015 A great Arrowman in our lodge, Chip Leonard, has recently stepped down as our Lodge Adviser at the National Order of the Arrow Conference. During his leadership as Echockotee Lodge Adviser, the lodge never received any distinction other than the coveted Gold Tier Journey to Excellence status. This material success has remained under-the-radar in comparison to the mentorship he has provided countless youth leaders in the lodge. Chip Leonard stepped up to the plate and became an adviser to support his son, Nick Leonard, as he advanced through his time...
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NOAC 2015
 
Read more about NOAC 2015ArrowTourAugust 8, 2015 4 words: IT STARTS WITH US. A delegation of 120 Echockotee Arrowmen drove a total of 2,300 miles and 35 hours from Florida to the campus of Michigan State University, and back to Florida. But this number doesn't count the hours of fun Arrowmen were having at training, games, festivals, and shows. Why would anyone want to do undertake this? Because of the significance of this year's National Order of the Arrow Conference, celebrating 100 years of cheerful service in the OA. Weren't able to attend? Check out some of the...
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ArrowTour
 
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Featured Gallery

The Chapel overlooks a beautiful foggy Lake Loyal
The Chapel overlooks a beautiful foggy Lake Loyal
The groundbreaking ceremony at Camp Shands
The groundbreaking ceremony at Camp Shands
Installing platform outriggers was one of the many service assignments completed
Installing platform outriggers was one of the many service assignments completed
Honoring our Nation is the first priority at each fellowship
Honoring our Nation is the first priority at each fellowship
The Lodge coming together to sing the song of our Order
The Lodge coming together to sing the song of our Order
The 2015 Spring Lodge Officers and Chapter Chiefs stand (or kneel) proudly
The 2015 Spring Lodge Officers and Chapter Chiefs stand (or kneel) proudly
Preston works hard on the King's Cup display for Section Conference
Preston works hard on the King's Cup display for Section Conference

At Spring Fellowship 2015, March 6-8, Echockotee had an excellent time with its theme of Dallas. Our games were focused upon the theme, with don't-touch-the-cactus and rifle-shooting being the most prominent. This time around, Sonic went to the gator-fightin' Apieka Chapter! Be sure to check out the Spring Fellowship 2015 article!

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