Posts Tagged ‘events’

2016 Lodge Events

Friday, December 11th, 2015

We have another exciting year planned for the Blue Heron Lodge, but to get there, you must register!

The 2016 Event form and 2016 Dues form are available on the Forms page of this website. They are fillable PDF files that can be completed using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader. Or you can hand write it out. Either way, print that completed form and turn it in at the Council Office (1032 Heatherwood Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23455).

Checks can be made out to Tidewater Council, BSA. You can even pay for multiple events at one time! There are deadlines for each event and late fees will be assessed. Dues are $15 per member. There is a $2 late fee if the payment is made after February 14, 2016.

2013 Event Form

Saturday, January 5th, 2013

The 2013 event and dues forms are both available from the forms page. The deadline to pay dues without penalty is the end of January.

The Plague has Passed!

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

…And We All Wish It Had Not

Anyone who went this year can testify that Fall Fellowship was a massive success. To enter camp, participants had to pass by numerous advisories and warnings about the one thing everyone was there to see: “Zombies”. The first night began with a massive game of Survive Pipsico, which for those not in the know is like a cross between tag, hide and seek, a scavenger hunt, and a cross country race with the special inclusion of undead beings with rotting flesh who love brains and have a serious case of the munchies.

The festivities continued with a feast afterward, which included the pieing of such celebrities as Taylor Bobrow and Preston Marquis.  Notable quotes include Preston’s, “this is all personal”. Fall Fellowship was also graced with the presence of Southern Region Chief, Dwayne Fontenette. The next day was run differently than Fall Fellowships past, in that instead of overly structured classes, numerous information booths were set up, which people could enter and leave whenever they wished and learn as much or as little as they wanted. This allowed for a greater degree of personal freedom.

The one dark spot on the weekend was the number of cars that parked on the lawn outside the dining hall, which resulted in the need for a $500 repair job to fix it up. This was partially made up for by the fact that the cook crew made Mexican donuts, but not completely. A heightened level of awareness is needed from all Arrowmen.  There was also a highly anticipated dirt bike race at Kiwanis.  Many people enjoyed the numerous field games and the opened paintball range.  In total, it was a fantastic weekend.  Now if only we could get bloodthirsty sacs of rotting flesh on a daily basis …