During the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to maintain the bonds of brotherhood that we share as Arrowmen as a result of widespread health restrictions for in-person programming. Many chapters, lodges and sections have adapted to the new situation by hosting virtual meetings and other activities. This newly-created guide provides best practices for virtual programming compiled from local chapters and lodges nationwide.
This video contains a brief summary of the Order of the Arrow and its programs as well as an explanation of the election procedures. We’ve recently re-filmed the video to accurately reflect the recent membership updates.
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The outbreak of the novel coronavirus brought with it national and global implications. At home and abroad, industries have been undertaking intensive measures to mitigate the spread of the virus, including ceasing operation. Naturally, the Scouting community has been impacted by this as well. The Order of the Arrow has been no exception. Across the country, events spanning from lodge to national scales in magnitude have been cancelled and/or postponed to keep Arrowmen safe.
In 1969, the Order of the Arrow established the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award as a tribute and memorial to the founder of our Order. Its purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to improve their effectiveness in promoting and supporting Scout camping in their councils. Each year, two lodges in each region are recognized with the award. In its 51-year history, the E.
For many Arrowmen, the Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in canceled Scouting events and staying at home. For United States Navy Captain John Rotruck, his Coronavirus pandemic experience has been quite the opposite. He has led a team of doctors and medical professionals aboard the USNS Mercy to the frontlines of the pandemic. The Mercy is stationed in the Los Angeles harbor providing medical treatment to non-COVID-19 patients.