Activity Schedule 

San Gabriel Valley Council's Ta Tanka Lodge Website

Please see this link for HP OA Activity Schedule:


      The Order of the Arrow (OA) was founded by Dr. E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson in 1915 at the Treasure Island Camp of the Philadelphia Council, Boy Scouts of America.  It became an Official program experiment in 1922 and was approved as part of the Scouting program in 1934.  In 1948, the OA was recognized as the BSA's national brotherhood of honor campers and became an Official part of the national camping program of the Boy Scouts of America.  Now the OA is recognized as Scouting's national honor society.


Past Events Archives page

2010 Archives of past events

Jan. 1 - 2  2010 Display helper needed at Venture Base 100 at the float viewing area.

Jan  15-16, 2010 LLD Training, Lodge Leadership Development. Place Trask Friday night fellowship, Sat Training. New date. All Arrowmen invited

January 29,  Friday Helpers at: Lucky Baldwin BSA Dinner at Holy Angels Church, -- 370 Campus Drive, Arcadia, CA 91007  LUCKY BALDWIN DISTRICT DINNER 2010   6:15 Reception 6:30 Dinner. OA Cafe

January 30, Ceremony Workshop at San Marino

(February 6  Sat Leaders Pow-Wow - University  of Scouting a few Arrowmen needed to help setup and clean up. Includes Lunch and fellowship time for Arrowmen.) El Monte High School , 3048 Tyler Avenue,   El Monte, CA 91731 link

February 20, Ceremony Workshop at San Marino

February 27, 2010  BSA 10 Commandments Hike a few Arrowmen needed to help setup clean up and be leaders
At Church of the Brethren Glendora. Helpers 7am setup to after lunch. (Program 8am to 3:30pm)

March 3, Wednesday Chapter Meeting

March 5, Friday. SGVC Dinner, Service Project:  6:00 PM reception; 7:00 PM dinner. OA Cafe, helpers needed!

March 6 Section Meeting

March 13,  Commissioner College 7:30am to 4pm (OA helping with Breakfast and Lunch also teaching an OA Class.) OA Cafe

March 26-28 Trask OA Service Project. All Arrowmen invited

April 7, Wednesday Chapter Meeting

April 17,  Ceremony Workshop

April 23 - 25   OA Induction Weekend. Arrowmen received Brotherhood Friday Night 7:30 PM.  Arrowmen and Elangomat needed. Place CCV, Sign up in advance for boat ride. $10.00 for Food before you get on the boat. Be at dock at 5pm with permit. Place order for meal ticket here:

May 5, Wednesday Chapter Meeting

May 21 to 23,  100 Year Scout-o-ree / Jamboree at Bonelli Park (in San Dimas). Details TBA. OA Cafe helpers needed!

June 2, Wednesday Chapter Meeting

June 18-20 Fall Fellowship at Trask

July 7, Chapter Pool Party. 7:00pm @ 1410 Rodeo Rd in between Hacienda and Orange Grove.

July ?, Lodge Party

July 23rd through August 4th 2010. National Scout Jamboree (Boy Scouts of America) in Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia Celebrating 100 Years of Scouting in the U.S.A.

Qualifications for Scouts:
Be at least a First Class Scout at time of attendance at Jamboree
Have completed sixth grade or be at least 12 years of age by July 1, 2010, and have not reached his
18th birthday by August 2, 2010.
Participate in pre jamboree training experience.
Submit a Jamboree Medical Form
Be approved by his Scoutmaster and the local council jamboree committee

September 1012  Trask OA Induction Weekend. Arrowmen received Brotherhood Friday Night 7:30 PM.  Arrowmen and Elangomat needed  Staff is $10.00 for food. Place order for meal ticket online. Arrowmen receiving Brotherhood be at Trask Friday Night 7:30 PM. (If you have been in the OA 10 months you can become a Brotherhood member)

Sept. 24-25 Vigil ceremony for Vigil members.

Oct. 1-3 W4S Section Conclave Fri. to Sun. 2010 Order of the Arrow Section Conclave At El Monte High School , 3048 Tyler Avenue,   El Monte, CA. The cost is $40 for registering before October 1st or $50 at the door. It is a weekend of Fun, Fellowship and Good Food. Hosted by the Ta Tanka Lodge.
Oct. 9 Lodge Banquet at 6:00 PM, Dinner. At Hacienda Heights Baptist Church  2100 S. Stimson Ave. Hacienda Heights, CA 91745. All Arrowmen invited, please come! Cost $15. Place order for meal ticket here:

October 22, LLD Lodge Leadership Day, all recently elected Chiefs and VCs should come, open to all arrowmen.

Nov. 6 Webelos-ree Arrowmen needed for camping promotion and OA Cafe. Camp Promo' is 9 to 4. At Firestone.

November 26-28 Desert Caravan, Troops join OA led car camp.

January - March Troop elections. Helpers needed. Lucky Baldwin and the Mission Amigos districts.

January 28  Lucky Baldwin District Dinner. At Church of the Good Shepherd.

January 29 OA Quarterly planning meeting, 8 am to 1pm at the San Marino Scout Hut

February 5 Pow Wow - 6:30am - noon. At El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA 91731

February 12, OA Pow Wow in Palm Springs. Cost $12 for Class and Dinner. Hosted by Cahuilla Lodge.

February 19 2010 10 Commandments Hike 7:15am-12:30pm. At The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints: 1830 Foothill Blvd La Canada, CA.

February - June AOL and  Bridging Ceremonies for our local cub packs.

March 4 SGVC Dinner, 6:15 PM reception; 7:00 PM dinner. At The Pasadena Masonic Temple, 200 South Euclid Avenue Pasadena, CA. Helpers needed to serve food.

March 25 Brotherhood ceremony. $20 for a new sash. At Camp Trask

March 25-26 service project at Camp Trask. No cost for food.

April 8-10 Area Corpse 2 Joshua Tree service project. Canceled/ Postponed.

April  29- May 1 Camporee - At  Firestone. Staff helpers needed.

May 13-15   OA Induction Weekend. [Arrowmen receiving Brotherhood is Friday Night 7:30 PM - Cost: $20].  Staff Arrowmen and Elangomats needed. $10.00 for Food. At Holcomb Valley.

May 29-31 Areacorps 2 service project at Joshua Tree

June 4 Scout Expo 10am-4pm at Sanita Anita Race Track Gate 6, Colorado Blvd OA's booth, Indian Village, camp promotion, and cleanup afterwards.

June 17-19 2011 Ta Tanka Lodge Fellowship at Camp Trask, $15 for food, Lodge election will be held during Fellowship.

July 6th Chapter Pool Party at Robbie McAlister's house, 1410 Rodeo Rd Arcadia 91006, 6:30pm-9pm, bring a desert or sidedish please, and dinner will be provided.

July 23 San Gorgornio Trip hiking

July 28 Lodge Pool Party at Haskett's house, 2011 Rose Ville St Pasadena, 6:30pm-??

August 6 Chapter Service Project Church of the Good Shepard, we will be helping the church that allows us to meet int heir facilities every month.

September 10 OA Café: Ladies Luncheon, In West Covina.


September 16-18 Fall Induction at Cherry Valley $10 for staff $40 for inductees

September 19 Taste of Arcadia LA County Arboretum,5pm

September 23-24 2011 Vigil Ceremony Vigil members or Vigil inductees only, at Camp Mariposa, Altadena.

September 30-October 2 Conclave at St. Teresa's, Palm Springs estimated cost $30-$35

October 7 2011 Lodge Banquet at Sierra Madre Congregational Church (New Location) 170 W. Sierra Madre Blvd. Sierra Madre, CA 91024. Start at 5:30pm, cost $15/person

November 25-27 Desert Caravan

December 3 LLD at the Glendora Scout Hut