Yerba-Talk Newsletter, Fall

Yerba-Talk Topics – Last Chance to sign up for Conclave; Fall Induction; Vigil Nominations &  Tails from the Whale!To download a copy of the Yerba-Talk newsletter, click on the following link – Yerba-Talk Fall 2023 Newsletter 

Yerba-Talk Newsletter, Summer

  Yerba-Talk is the official newsletter for Yerba Buena lodge.  The newsletter was designed and created by Quinn McCarn of Seunen village.  Highlights of the first newsletter is the upcoming Yerba-Fest BBQ and fun day.  To download a copy of the Yerba-Talk newsletter, click on the following link – Yerba-Talk Summer 2023 Newsletter 

2022 Lodge Banquet

On December 3rd, 2022, over 150 arrowman from Yerba Buena joined together in fellowship at the Alameda Elks Lodge to hold its second annual Lodge Awards Banquet. Attendees got to enjoy great food and connect with fellow Arrowman. In addition to the delicious meal, a raffle, silent auction, trading post, and swearing-in of 2023 officers […]

2023 Lodge Officers

At the Lodge elections held on Sunday, October 30, over 30 youth members from our lodge connected via Zoom to participate in the Lodge Elections of Yerba Buena Lodge.  Each candidate that ran for their respective office was asked to provide a two-minute speech as to why they were the best for the position. Congratulations […]

Lodge Leadership Development 2022

 Aaron Carr-Elkaim, Village Chief of Kaweah shared some information about the Lodge Leadership Development, LLD. He said that LLD is a training session for Lodge Leadership where you learn how to carry out your goals and visions. Attending this training helped him become a better leader by teaching him how to be realistic with his […]

March 2022 Induction Weekend

Our lodge held an induction on the weekend of March 19-20th at Camp Herms. At this event, 45 scouts were inducted and welcomed as new brothers in our lodge. In addition to this, we had 18 arrowmen seal their membership by gaining the honor of Brotherhood. Many congratulations to all! Previous Next

2021 Lodge Banquet

On December 4th, 2021, Yerba Buena Lodge held our first annual lodge banquet at the Alameda Elk’s Lodge. 117 people attended the banquet, joining us for fellowship, food, and recognition. The Banquet started at 6:00 PM, with Chase VanDerveer and Aaron Carr-Elkaim acting as Master of Ceremonies for the event. We started with a speech […]

Autumn 2021 Induction Weekend

During the weekend of September 24-26th, our lodge hosted an induction weekend at Camp Herms. At this event, 78 scouts were inducted as new members in our lodge. We welcome them into Yerba Buena Lodge. Furthermore, we had 22 Arrowmen seal their membership by completing their Brotherhood. Many congratulations to all! Previous Next

2021 Area W-3 Conclave

On September 10-12, 2021, the Area W-3 Conclave, jointly hosted by Sections W-3N and W-3S was held on Coast Guard Island in Alameda, CA. Order of the Arrow members had fun with various activities ranging from lodge competitions, live and silent auctions, a Brotherhood ceremony, a Vigil rededication, and more. Additionally, OA members had the […]

Vigil Weekend 2021

Members of the Order of the Arrow posing for a group picture at their vigil induction.

On May 22-23, 13 Brotherhood members kept their Vigil and obtained the Vigil honor. The Vigil Honor is highest honor the lodge can bestow on a member, awarded for distinguished contributions to the lodge, Order of the Arrow, or the broader Scouting community. Yerba Buena Lodge congratulates these members on receiving this honor.

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