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District-wide Webelos Crossover


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About 10 years ago a change was made in our OA Chapter that had our OA Crossover teams going to each Pack and conducting individual crossovers at the Blue & Gold Banquets.  For the Arrowmen in our Chapter that meant that we had to visit 10-15 Blue & Gold Banquets and spend lots of time away from our personal lives.

Last year we made the decision to move to a single, district-wide crossover ceremony that would include all of the Packs and Troops in the district.  Last weekend our Order of the Arrow Chapter Hosted our first District-wide crossover. We held it at our local Scout camp at the Council Ring and held a short reception after the crossover was complete for the new Boy Scouts and their families.

Overall, I think things went very well.  We had 19 Webelos Scouts registered and 15 attended crossing over to 4 different Troops.  We had close to 100 people in attendance.  The whole thing would not have been possible without the efforts of a lot of people.  In particular the Arrowmen of the Kittakima Chapter.  Thanks to everyone that played a part in making it a great success.  I can’t wait to see this event grow next year!

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