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NOAC 2018

News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.

National Chief's Address
Brothers, Thank you all for an amazing conference. The memories I made are ones I will remember forever - they would not have been possible without each of you.
Aug 23, 2018   Lodge Ledger
Legacy of Servant Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award - Brad Haddock

On Tuesday July 31st, Brad Haddock was recognized with the unique honor of the Order of the Arrow’s (OA) Legacy of Servant Leadership Lifetime Achievement Award – and with Brad celebrating the 50th anniversary of his induction in

Jul 31, 2018   Announcements
2018 Red Arrow Awards

The Red Arrow Award is presented by the National Order of the Arrow Committee for distinguished service to the Order by either non-Scouters or Scouters who are not members of the Order.

Jul 31, 2018   Announcements
2018 Distinguished Service Award Recipients

The Order of the Arrow created the Distinguished Service Award in 1940 in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Order.

Jul 31, 2018   Announcements
Philmont Contingent NOAC Participation Opportunity

With the recent announcement of the closure of Philmont Scout Ranch for the 2018 season, summer plans for a large number of Scouts and specifically Arrowmen have been impacted.

Jul 06, 2018   Announcements
Goodman Edson Observatory

The Goodman Edson Observatory (GEO), the conference museum, has a history of providing high-caliber program for NOAC guests. The GEO will be located in the Willkie Building, and will contain over 12,000 square feet of exhibits.

Jun 26, 2018   NOAC Navigator
NOAC GEO Docents Needed

Do you have two hours to provide cheerful service during the conference? The 2018 NOAC GEO (Goodman Edson Observatory – OA Museum) is looking for volunteer docents to assist in the GEO. Docents will receive a brief training before assisting GEO staff with security and guest relations.

Jun 08, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Safety Updates for NOAC 2018

The NOAC Security Committee looks forward to providing a safe and secure conference and asks that you review, agree to and abide by the National Order of the Arrow Conference Code of Conduct during the event.

Jun 08, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Housing Updates for NOAC 2018

While at Indiana University, you’ll be staying in one of IU’s residence halls located around campus. IU’s residence halls come in all shapes and sizes with a variety of features; some have A/C, some have lofted beds, others are apartment style, while some have singles.

Jun 08, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Exemplar Evaluations Have Begun!

With the deadline of May 1 now behind us, lodges from all over the nation have energized their best ceremonial teams to aim for Exemplar Status at NOAC 2018.

Jun 08, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Call Out Ceremony Submission and Symposium

How can a lodge ignite the spark of within new candidates, improve membership retention and spread our noble goal and purpose beyond the brothers in our Order?

Jun 08, 2018   NOAC Navigator
NOAC Insights: NOAC Leadership Banquet

With the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference less than a few months away, Arrowmen across the country are finalizing flight plans, bus tickets, and making other last-minute preparations before they arrive at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.

Jun 07, 2018   Section Sentinel