New for 2016

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To help celebrate the 100th birthday of the Order of the Arrow, SR-7A will be presenting one of the largest displays of Scouting and OA memorabilia ever seen at a Virginia Conclave. Artifacts from the early 1900s all the way to the recent past will be presented at the OA Museum. Arrowmen will also have the opportunity to send a message to the next generation at the Digital Time Capsule. Be sure to bring memorabilia items to be appraised by experts at the OA Antiques Roadshow! For more information, email






We are excited to announce an awesome mix of events and activities at the Conclave Expo this year! The Expo will be held Saturday afternoon in and around the Parade Field at Bayport Scout Reservation.

Here’s an overview of the Conclave Expo activities:

  • Life Evac Helicopter – see a helicopter land at the Expo!
  • REI– National outdoor outfitters – will have drawings for backpack giveaways
  • Bass Pro Shops– Lots of cool gear- with drawing for giveaways.
  • Virginia Dept. of Forestry– Chainsaw Carver- come and watch him work his magic with on-site carvings and giveaways.

  • FBI Evidence Response Team
    – come and learn from the pros on how to collect evidence!
  • Welding – Learn the basics of welding- take a project home!
  • “Venture Zone”– come learn about Venturing with Food-FIRE- and FUN!!  There will be a Giant GaGa Pit, Low Slack Line, Giant Jenga, and great music.  This will be a youth-run Zone!!
  • Photo Booth– Come with your fellow Arrowmen- and Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the OA- dress in replica uniforms and sashes for a vintage photos.
  • Photo Station – stop by and get some great pics of you and your friends.  Be sure to show your spirit!
  • Leave No Trace– come and learn about LNT from a National Expert.
  • Bee Keeping– come and learn how important Bees play are to our ecosystem with a great display of the tools of the trade.
  • Giant Chess – do you love chess? Come by and make some moves on the GIANT Chess set.
  • Radio Astronomy– Come learn about the sun and the stars from our resident professor!
  • Virginia Trappers Association– this display will be packed with all types of traps, animal firs- with experts on trapping.
  • More events/activities are being added every day!

Once you’re at Bayport, be sure to look at your passport for the final list of activities and locations.


How many of you have been to one of the national high adventure bases and want to get a taste of that experience again? How many of you are looking forward to a national base experience and are wondering what it’s going to be like? Come on over to the Nighthawk Pavilion and join in the tastes, sounds, smells, and FUN of high adventure! Learn and play with those who work at these bases! Come on down and swing a mattock handle, brand your boots or belt, or hoist a canoe onto your shoulders. Get ALL FIRED UP about OA High Adventure! Click this link to learn more about the High Adventure program at Conclave 2015.