September 20-22, 2019
OA Fall Pow Wow is Colonneh Lodge's premier event. It is a combination of sports, games, expos, shows, ceremony competitions, Native American crafts, Pow Wows, and so much more. OA Fall Pow Wow is held at Bovay Scout Ranch and is three days of non-stop fun, food, fellowship and celebration. Lodge officer elections will be held and Arrowmen will not want to miss the annual Vigil Honor call out following the Saturday evening show.
2018 Program Guide
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Registration opens in August.
- $30 for full weekend
- $20 Saturday only with food
- $10 Saturday only without food
- $5 Saturday evening only (after 5:00 pm)
Arrival and Check-in
Participant Check-in Times
Check-In will be conducted from 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm on Friday, September 21, 2018, and from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Please do not arrive earlier or later than the times as the registration team will not be prepared for check-in.
Documents and Fees
To check-in, please bring a copy of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (parts A and B) and any outstanding lodge dues or fees.
All guests will receive a program with a map, schedule, and other important information at check-in. Guests will also receive a wristband. It is very important that all guests keep both items with them at all times.
||George Strake / Aldine Pathfinder
||Big Cypress / Copperhead
||Arrowmoon / David Crockett
||Soaring Eagle/ Mustang
||Aquila / Twin Bayou/ Tatanka
||North Star / Thunder Wolf
||W.L. Davis/ Flaming Arrow/ Skyline
Activities and Program
During the afternoon on Saturday, as well as other specific times, there will be a wide variety of games for all participants to enjoy, and this year… compete in! Arrowman can compete with Arrowmen in fellow chapters in a game of dodgeball or human foosball, or even a new game like Angry Ravens or even Sporting Arrows! Feel like some more relaxing activities? Come play video games or air hockey in the Brave Cave.
Colonneh Café and Trading Post
Funnel cakes, fried Twinkies, and more! The Colonneh Café will have delicious snacks and meals for purchase all weekend long. The trading post will be selling Colonneh memorabilia and material throughout the weekend. Bring money for the best swag and food around!
American Indian Activities
The American Indian Activities (AIA), offers exciting and hands-on classes and sessions throughout the day. Ever seen cool chokers or fans and wanted one? Make chokers to home! Want to learn how to drum or sing? The AIA team has all the answers and resources!
This year adults will have the opportunity to try out rifle, shotgun, and archery shooting in a competitive setting on Saturday afternoon at the shooting ranges. There will be awards! There’s no need to buy tickets or pay per round; it's open shoot.
Lodge Officer Elections
Lodge officer elections are conducted every year at Fall Pow Wow. This is the time for all youth to elect the future lodge leadership! Candidates will speak during lunch, and all youth Arrowmen can vote from 12:45 -2:45 pm.
Everything that will be occurring during this fun-filled weekend is not all listed. There is so much more! The program provided at check-in will have all the details on the exciting things to do at Fall Pow Wow 2018.
What to Bring
Please note this list is not exhaustive. Use your camping experience to determine any other items you may need.
Optional, But Helpful
- Spending money
- Smartphone or other web-enabled devices
- Camp chair
If staying the weekend
- Sleeping bag
- Toiletries (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, deodorant etc.)
- Swim trunks
- 2-3 pairs of socks
- 2-3 pairs of underwear
Travel to and from Fall Pow Wow is the responsibility of the guest. Personal vehicles are welcome at the event. Consider arranging travel with other members of the chapter (see oa.shac.org/chapters for contact information).
Parking is available for all participants. The staff will direct participants to the proper parking area upon arrival.
All guests will receive a program with a map, schedule, and other important information at check-in. Guests will also receive a wristband. It is very important all guests keep both items with them at all times.
Late Breaking Information
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