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2020 OA Distinguished Service Award Selections

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) was created in 1940 to honor Order of the Arrow members, youth and adults, who have rendered distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, or national basis. The award is typically presented at National Order of the Arrow Conferences.  Since 1940 only 1,072 persons, including the following 2020 Class of 53 recipients, have been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award:

May 21, 2020     Announcements
NOAC 2020 Update

NOAC Delegates,

It is with deep sadness we inform you that the 2020 National Order of the Arrow Conference has been cancelled out of concern for the safety of all attending Arrowmen, as well as the Michigan State University and East Lansing communities.

May 01, 2020     Announcements
OA High Adventure COVID-19 Update
The BSA High Adventure Bases have delayed the start for all summer programs, including OA High Adventure. Northern Tier and Sea Base are planning to open on June 15th.  Philmont and the Summit Bechtel Reserve are planning to open on July 1st.
May 01, 2020     Announcements
Temporary Camping Night Policy Due to COVID-19
In light of the extended period of camping restrictions attributable to COVID-19, temporary modifications are being made to the camping requirements for OA eligibility.
Apr 29, 2020     Announcements
Virtual Unit Elections and Induction Date Extension
The National OA Director has approved lodges to hold virtual unit elections through July 1, 2020.  Due to the cancellation of many induction events, candidates that were elected February 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020 will have 24 months from the date of election to complete their ordeal.
Mar 25, 2020     Announcements