Jun 222017

Attention OA Arrowmen,

Do You Want to Return to Philmont Scout Ranch

Troop is in desperate need of a 18+ youth for a Philmont trip due to losing an adult to a Military ORDER to report during the trip.

Cost if very flexible as they need to maintain the trip and NOT LOSS THE TRIP AND ALL FUNDING.

We might could take someone for ½ the trip.

NEED: 18+ Youth for Philmont

Date: July 8 – 22 (depart on train, July 8)

Trip: Shooting Trek – 4 days with different type (Shotgun, Rifle, Muzzle, Black Powder)

Mileage: 62

Dry: Zero dry camps, and 3 with showers

Cost: Open for discussion

Troop 642

John Geraghty, Troop 642



Philmont Trek No10 Shooting (only).pdf

 Posted by at 12:53 pm
Jun 132017

Calling out Santee Volunteers… 12 Members needed

The Disney VoluntEARS are looking for Santee assistance at the Orange County Food Bank, on Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 1030-1230. You will be working with the VoluntEARS packing food boxes for at Risk Families and Seniors. Also you may be ask to assist with clean up afterwards. These hours are approved for Service for either your Scouting or School.

The address:

11870 Monarch Street

Garden Grove

CA 92841

We ask that you arrive at least 15 mins before the start time to sign in and be given your assignment. Please wear comfortable clothes and no open toe footwear. Also you can wear your troop or Santee activity shirt. A pair of work gloves would be recommended but not needed.

Please contact Sal Ramirez- salbando22 to sign up no later than July 29, 2017.

If you have any further questions, please ask… thank you.

Sal Ramirez

 Posted by at 8:33 pm
Apr 272017


Our Spring Ordeal is coming up soon.

Ordeal this year will be May 20-21st at Lost Valley
Cost for ordeal is $65. Brotherhood cost is $45. Fellowship is $25. Although if brotherhood or fellowship members have not paid dues then it is an extra $20

If you are interested please contact Sal Ramirez salbando22

All paperwork (see link below) will need to be turned in at the May 11th Roundtable (7:30 PM @ LDS church 4000 W. Orange Anaheim, CA 92804)

Packing list:

-Ground cloth or tarp(no mattress)
-sleeping bag
-Field (Class A) uniform – don’t need merit badge sash
-small backpack or day pack
-change of clothes( including a long sleeve shirt and gloves)
-water bottle/canteen/camel back
-spending money(>$20)
-money for Friday Supper and Sunday lunch(supplied by the candidates themselves)
-Trip ticket

Sal Ramirez
Advisor to the EVC


 Posted by at 12:17 pm
Apr 192017


Tomorrow, Thursday (4/20) at 7:30 PM we will have our next chapter meeting at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Cypress (4321 Cerritos Ave Cypress, CA 90630)

Our Board meeting will be held before the chapter meeting, starting at 6:30 PM. If you are interested in serving on the board as a youth or as an adviser, please attend, there are still open positions to fill.

Lastly, 2017 dues are past due. $20 covers you for all of 2017. If you cannot make it to the chapter meeting, please send a check made out to OCBSA to John Geraghty at 3631 Teaberry Cir, Seal Beach, CA 90740-3139

Thank you,

~Paul Killian

Adviser to the Secretary

 Posted by at 8:38 am
Apr 102017

Hello, Santee!

This is your friendly vigil chief again. I am reminding you again that I need everyone that is brotherhood to fill out their brotherhood forms that are attached to this email. (I have only received 5 forms). Once they are filled out, please send them to me via email, you can take a picture or scan, or regular mail. Please contact me at krecker0200 if you have any questions. Thanks!

Kyle Recker
2017 Vigil Chief


 Posted by at 11:41 am
Apr 032017


We are requesting a few Arrowmen to help out at this week’s Roundtable meeting.

As a very easy service opportunity, we are requested to help set up chairs before roundtable and help with the opening ceremony and announcements.

If you can help, please email Mr Ramirez at salbando22

Who: Any Arrowman (please wear field uniform with sash

What: Help setup roundtable and assist with opening ceremony

Where: LDS Church (Orange Avenue Building), 4000 W Orange Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92804

When: This Thursday 4/13. Arrive by 6:50 PM to setup. Roundtable starts at 7:30. You should be done by 8 PM

Why: Service to your district and your chapter


Sal Ramirez
Adviser to the EVC

 Posted by at 8:55 am
Apr 032017


We have set up a few dates to complete the following OA Troop Visitations. We need help conducting the elections, uniform inspection and Camp Promo presentations. If you can make any of these meetings, please let Sal know

Here is what we have so far:

Monday April 3 Troop 670 7:00 pm Adult: Sal

Mt. Calvary Church
Cypress, CA

Friday, April 7 Troop 578 7:30 pm Adult:

Orange County Buddist Church
909 S. Dale Ave
Anaheim CA 92804

Troop 4 Adult:

Westminster Presbyterian Church

Westminster CA

Monday, April 10 Troop 440 Adult: Sal

Buena Park Elks Lodge
7212 Melrose St.

Buena Park, Ca 90621

Tuesday, April 11 Troop 642 7:30 Adult: Sal

Seal Beach Community Center

We will have addition troops scheduled prior to Camp O Ree. If you could make any of these visitations, please let me know. Also I could use some assistance with making the additional recognition awards (burdens) cutting the wood, branding the arrows on,drilling holes and placing twine on them. If you could help that would be fantastic.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sal Ramirez
Adviser to EVC

 Posted by at 8:51 am
Mar 202017

First troop election and camp promo visit is this Wednesday March 22 at 7 pm at Los Coyotes elementary for troop 650. We need Arrowmen.

Contact me if you are available

Hayden Macdonald
Santee Chapter Cheif

 Posted by at 11:03 am