It is important now more than ever that we provide support to the lodges. Like all of us, timelines have changed and we are being faced with unprecedented circumstances. This is a great time for you, our section leaders, to provide continued support for your lodges within your section. Working on developing your ACT Conference, could be a great way in doing so.
From July 21st - 30th, 2021, Scouts and Scouters from across the nation will attend the 2021 National Jamboree at Summit Bechtel Reserve. Along with them will be hundreds of volunteers from the Order of Arrow helping out as part of Operation Arrow. In order to ensure that Operation Arrow is a success, our sections must spread the word to their lodges.
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:
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow High Adventure (OAHA) Program and we want you to be a part of it! Who better to tell you about their OAHA experience other than recent recipient of the OA Triple Crown Award, Zack M. He had the opportunity to attend three different OAHA programs: OA Trail Crew (Philmont), OA Summit Experience (Summit) and OA Ocean Adventure (Sea Base). Here is what Zack M. from Netopalis Sipo Schipinachk Lodge has to say:
Have you ever wondered how Arrowmen could better improve the induction experience for all those involved? Well, Kittan Lodge from New York did just this when they decided to approach this challenge from different angles. The lodge decided to create a special event dedicated solely towards educating Arrowmen on various components related to inductions, ceremonies and elections.