2003 Archive of Announcements
This page contains announcements made in 2003. The announcements exist
solely for the purpose of historical archive and may not be current.
Please see the OA Announcements section for the most recent announcements.
2003 National Planning Meeting
New National Officers Elected,
Conference Vice Chiefs,
2004 OA Service Grant Recipients Announced.
Special Order of the Arrow Books
Available for Recognition
Two special Order of the Arrow books, the
OA History book and Dr. E. Urner Goodman Biography,
are available for recognition use by lodges and individuals.
These books make great gifts for
outgoing Lodge Officers, Advisers, and other Arrowmen deserving
recognition, as well as Arrowmen that wish to learn the history
of the Order of the Arrow and its founder. They are
perfect for special presentations!
OA Wilderness Voyage Awarded
USFS Highest Volunteer Service Award
The US Forest service has awarded the Order of the Arrow
Wilderness Voyage program the 2003 Chief's Volunteer Award
for Youth Volunteer Service.
This is the highest volunteerism award the US Forest service
can present to a youth organization.
OA Figurines Available For Recognition
A limited number of the special first edition figurine
of "The Higher Vision" are still
available in hand painted porcelain or cold-cast bronze.
This sculpture is the perfect presentation piece for
that most deserving Arrowman.
A special area of the national OA web site has been created
to help new members of the Order of the Arrow learn about
The "Jumpstart for New Arrowmen" area provides an
introduction to the Order and its programs, and assists new members in
sealing their membership in Brotherhood.