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Appalachian Dispatch April

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Welcome to The Appalachian Dispatch, your one-stop shop for Operation Arrow staff news! It's been a busy time as we ramp up for Operation Arrow and the jamboree. Here are some important updates from the different areas of Operation Arrow.

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When do I arrive? When are meals? Go here for more information on some of your burning jamboree questions.

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What should you expect as a member of the OA Service Corps? Learn more here.

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What does the new Summit Apex program have to offer? Learn more here.

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Are you interested in the adventure of a lifetime? Beyond your service at the jamboree this summer, experience a once-in-a-lifetime journey in an OA High Adventure program. Are you ready? #AdventureAwaits
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Keep an eye on your inboxes this month as the Operation Arrow trading post will be released. Limited merchandise and apparel will be available to purchase online at! Be sure to get your neckerchiefs, extra zesty blues and #OpArrow branded apparel before supply runs out.

On Wednesday, March 22, over ninety Operation Arrow staff members gathered virtually for our first ever Fellowship Forum. During this online gathering, national officers Zach Grinvalsky, Grant Kim, Matt Carlson and Michael Whitford introduced themselves and the myriad staffing opportunities in 2023. Program Jamboree Vice Chief Carter Stoner spoke about the history of the OA at jamboree and its importance today. Then, staff split into Zoom breakout rooms to get to know one another. The gathering ended with a question and answer session. Stay tuned for an invite to our second Fellowship Forum, which will be held in late May or early June.