The Cubs to Camp Grant initiative seeks to partner the National Order of the Arrow Committee with local lodges in an effort to promote getting Cub Scouts into the outdoors to experience the adventures Scouting has to offer.
Lodges may apply for a grant to create a new event or program that gets Cub Scouts to visit council camps or participate in an outdoor program. Similarly, lodges can enhance an existing council or district Cub Scout event which occurs outdoors to encourage more participation and retention. The below lodges were the 2018 Cubs to Camp award recipients.
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 presented at National Order of the Arrow Conferences. Since 1940 only 1,019 persons, including the following 2018 Class of 54 recipients, have been selected to receive the Distinguished Service Award:
Welcome to the second article in the Striking Gold series, where we break down the Journey to Excellence program and how you can use its objectives and standards to help improve your lodge and chapter. In this edition, we will talk about the membership objectives and their importance to the success of our organization.
Every few years, the National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) rolls around. Thousands of Arrowmen come together to celebrate our brotherhood of cheerful service for fun activities and fellowship opportunities; but NOAC wouldn’t come to life without the dedicated service of those Arrowmen who serve on staff.