THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
Coleman Lights 90 New Trails to High Adventure
Lodge Administration Instructions
The Coleman Company, in celebration of
the BSA's 90th anniversary and in an effort to
continue its strong relationship with Scouting,
has committed to help fund the program fees for 90
Scouts from throughout America to attend a
high-adventure experience in the year 2000.
Recipients of the 90th Anniversary Outdoor
Adventureships will receive up to $375 to be
applied toward the outdoor experience of their
choosing. This may include Philmont Scout Ranch,
the Northern Tier National High Adventure Program,
the Florida Sea Base, a local council
high-adventure program or Scout camp, or a unit
high-adventure activity -- any Boy Scout supported
Order of the Arrow youth leadership
will coordinate the selection of Scouts at the troop,
team, council, and national levels. Unit youth
leadership (the patrol leaders' council) will nominate
one Scout, which the unit will then forward
to the local council service center for pooling a lodge
nominee. This lodge nominee will be forwarded
to the national selection committee, composed of
the 1999 national OA officers, for selection of
the 90 recipients. These recipients shall receive
Adventureships to attend an outdoor experience.
They will be notified in writing by January 10,
2000. All troop and team nominees will receive
recognition from the Coleman Company.
- The Outdoor Adventureship packet includes a
Lodge Administration Guide (this document),
Troop/Team Information Form,
and Press Release.
- Photocopy and distribute to every troop and
team in your council the Troop Information Form
and the Scout Application. Completed Scout Applications
should be sent to the local council
- The nationwide deadline for troops and teams to
send their paperwork to their local council
service center is November 1, 1999.
- The lodge should receive two forms from the
unit -- a Scout Application and a Troop/Team
- The local lodge executive committee will
need to designate a council selection committee.
The lodge may want to form an ad hoc committee
with a special chairman and adviser to
provide leadership for the selection process.
- By December 1, 1999, this selection committee
should return the Scout Application for the
lodge nominee and ALL Troop Information Forms
it receives (so that all troop and team
nominees can be recognized) to:
The 90th Anniversary Outdoor Adventureship
c/o Gene Bowers
P O Box 48166
Wichita, KS 67201
- The 1999 national OA officers will select
the 90 recipients who will be notified in writing by
January 10, 2000.
Outdoor Adventureship Main
| Letter of Invitation
| Lodge Adminstration Instructions
| Press Release