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Tips and tricks for 2023 National Jamboree tenting

Different from past jamborees, this year each staffer is handling their tenting independently. You are still, however, welcome to tent with another Operation Arrow staff member. Operation Arrow will be housed in Base Camp Alpha.

Jun 04, 2023    
Operation Arrow announces staff arrival and departure dates

Members of the Operation Arrow staff attending Session One or Three are expected to arrive at the Ruby Welcome Center before dinner on July 16, 2023. Session One staff members will depart any time on July 22, 2023.

Jun 04, 2023    
Annual Health and Medical Records for Operation Arrow

In order to attend the 2023 National Jamboree, Operation Arrow staff are required to have a medical exam and submit the BSA’s required Annual Health and Medical Record (AHMR). The AHMR must be dated on or after July 1, 2022. Medical forms should be completed online using the unique link sent to the email registered staff utilized when signing up for jamboree staff. Please download Section I: Jamboree Risk Advisory and Section 2: AHMR and bring them to your healthcare provider for completion.

Jun 04, 2023    
2022 National Impact Report

We are thrilled to present to you the 2022 National Impact Report, an illuminating testament to our collective accomplishments and the transformative power of our organization over the past year. This comprehensive report delves into the heart of what makes the Order of the Arrow so extraordinary—our dedication, passion, and unwavering commitment to servant leadership.

May 30, 2023     Officer Outlook
Creating Distinctive Patches: A Comprehensive Guide to Achieving Success in Design

Throughout the history of Scouting, one thing has always remained constant: the universal love for patches. Since 1911, the BSA has been producing countless badges for Scouts to earn and display. For example, the iconic Eagle Scout badge, while it has been updated over time, has continually displayed the classic red, white, and blue background with the silver eagle over it. It’s a patch that’s universally recognized as an indicator of Scouting because of its design. So if the Eagle Scout patch is so successful, why don't other patches fare so well?

May 29, 2023     Officer Outlook