2010 Service Grant Recipients
For the past several years, the National Order of the Arrow Committee has
provided matching service grants for a limited number of projects submitted by
application to the national OA office. The evaluators considered the innovative
scope and design of the project, the number of Scouts impacted by the project, and how the project enhances Cub Scouting or Boy Scouting in the
Congratulations to the following eleven lodges selected as the service grant
recipients for 2010:
Octoraro Lodge, Chester County Council #539 received $4,400 for
refurbishing trails in the Horseshoe Scout Reservation and connecting to
trails in the adjacent Goat Hills Public Wild Plant Sanctuary.
Tejas Lodge, East Texas Council #585 received $1,600 for constructing a
filtered water station at the George Pirtle Scout Reservation to purify
the water in camp to increase water consumption and reduce hydration
Mikanakawa Lodge, Circle Ten Council #571 received $2,400 for rebuilding a
hiking trail and to create a wilderness trail with Philmont-style
campsites. The project will enhance the Mountain Man program at the
Clements Scout Ranch.
Nendawen Lodge, Allohak Council #618 received $3,750 for assisting with
the construction of a new camp administration building at Camp Kootaga
to move the existing first aid lodge, trading post, and camp office out
of old temporary buildings.
Pa-Hin Lodge, Northern Lights Council #429 received $2850 for creating a
miniature observatory and providing a telescope to jumpstart the
astronomy program at Camp Wilderness.
Kit-Ke-Hak-O-Kut Lodge, Mid-America Council #326 received $4125 for
assisting with the construction of a memorial flag plaza at the Little
Sioux Scout Ranch.
Mischigonong Lodge, Lake Huron Council #265 received $2,500 for building a
Yurt to be used for year-round camping and program activities at Paul
Bunyan Scout Reservation.
Kuskitannee Lodge, Moraine Trails Council #500 received $2,500 for
installing emergency warning and communications systems at Camp Bucoco
and Camp Agawam to improve safety and emergency preparedness.
Michigamea Lodge, Calumet Council #152 received $2,250 for revitalizing
the waterfront at Camp Frank Betz by recapturing lost shoreline,
refurbishing waterfront facilities, and expanding the swimming pier.
Kola Lodge, Longs Peak Council #62 received $2,500 for building an
additional BB gun range and a Creative Shooting Sports range at Camp
Jack Nicol to support the council’s cub scout program.
Chumash Lodge, Los Padres Council #53 received $1,125 for refurbishing and
expanding the low COPE course at Camp Rancho Alegre.