Order of the Arrow Announcements
As various awards and activities in the Order of the Arrow are
announced, they will be added on this page. (Policy changes
are announced separately in the occasional
which are issued as needed.)
2007 National Planning Meeting
CTI - Session 7: Living the Legacy
New National Officers elected and the 2008 OA Service Grant
During the National Planning Meeting the Training subcommittee released Session 7 of the Conclave Training Initiative, Living the Legacy - "The Order of the Arrow 2008-2012 Strategic Plan". Session 7 focuses on understanding the purpose of the 2008-2012 Strategic Plan and the importance of the lodge becoming an integral part of the council. Sections are encouraged to download the resource material for use at upcoming conclaves.
In Memory of John Dowe and Charley Sullivan
On November 14, 2007 the Order of the Arrow lost two of its stalwarts, John Dowe of Montgomery, AL and Charley Sullivan of Durham, NC. Each dedicated their lives to Scouting and the Order of the Arrow.
The OA LodgeMaster project created two new tools to help lodges track and
manage membership in an easy, yet powerful way. These tools are OA
LodgeMaster Desktop, a software program which stores and tracks membership,
and OA LodgeMaster Online, the companion website which stores and
synchronizes membership data from the desktop client. Learn more about these
exciting new resources!
Silver Buffalo Recipient
Congratulations to Tico Perez, National Order of the Arrow Committee
member, recent recipient of the Silver Buffalo.
In Memory of R.D. Dunkin
Arrowmen mourn the loss of Central Region Chairman R.D. Dunkin.
Changes to the 2007 OA Trail Crew
Participants of the 2007 OA Trail Crew need to note a change in the departure date of each session. This change ONLY effects OA Trail Crew. Please refer to this updated schedule when making your travel arrangements.
Quality Lodge Recipients for 2006
Every OA lodge has the opportunity to achieve the status of
Quality Lodge. The requirements provide a guide
for a successful lodge, addressing inductions, service,
camp promotion, membership, events, and other aspects of
lodge operation. The Quality Lodge program
recognizes a level of excellence in lodge program and operation.
Congratulations to the lodges that received this honor.