2. Must be under 18 years of age at time of election
3. Hold at least first class rank in the Boy Scouts of America
4. The youth must have experienced 15 nights of Boy Scout camping while registered with a troop or team within the two years immediately prior to the election. The 15 nights must include one, but no more than one, long-term camp consisting of at least five consecutive nights of overnight camping, approved and under the auspices and standards of the Boy Scouts of America. Only five nights of the long-term camp may be credited toward the 15-night camping requirement. The balance of the camping (10 nights) must be overnight, weekend, or other short-term camps of, at most, three nights each; and
5. Have the endorsement of Scoutmaster BEFORE the election is held.
NOTE: THERE ARE NO AGE REQUIREMENTS TO JOIN.
The election should take 45 minutes total. Please Be Prepared with a backup meeting plan in case issues come up. No elections will be permitted past April 15th, so plan accordingly.
After the election, ballots will be counted amongst the Lodge representatives and Scoutmaster. A form will need to be filled out by the Lodge Representatives and signed by the Scoutmaster. You may find this form here: https://goo.gl/zuGJC3
An adult nomination may be made after the election is held. Your Troop Committee may nominate 1 adult to the OA per 2 youth elected. Additionally, if you are eligible to nominate an adult, you may nominate your Scoutmaster and it will not count against your total number of potential adults. The form for nomination may be found here: https://goo.gl/TlYTJp
Do you have any questions before you fill this out? Contact the Pamola Lodge Chief at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments, questions and or concerns.