Penateka Lodge #561





Lodge Chief: Reed Ridley

Lodge Vice-Chief: Ben Jeter

Lodge Secretary: Evvy Chatfield

Lodge Treasurer: Jaron Frost

Lodge Adviser: Philip Ridley – – 325-690-0204

Lodge Staff Adviser: Bobby Goodson – – 706-346-0599



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Upcoming Events


Penateka Lodge Executive Committee Meetings (LEC)

The Lodge LEC will Meets Once a Month on the first Tuesday of each month on Zoom.
The LEC will also Meet after every Lodge Event whether at Camp Tonkawa or Camp Billy Gibbons.
If you would like to attend, Contact your Chapter Chief for more information.

    Lodge Unit Election

    OA Unit Elections are Required By National Order of the Arrow to be Done By a Lodge appointed Unit Election Team. Each of Penateka Lodges Chapters have Unit Election Teams. So, reach out to your Chapter to request a Unit Election for New OA Candidates.

      Lodge Resources

      OA Ordeal Candidates – What to Pack

      For Ordeal Candidates – This document explains what to bring and how to pack for your first evening.


      OA Penateka Lodge Vigil Nomination Form



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