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OA Ocean Adventure

The OA Ocean Adventure program has been paused for 2024.

Order of the Arrow Ocean Adventure is a nine-day program at Florida Sea Base in the Florida Keys. During your adventure you will spend most of your time exploring the lower Florida Keys and the waters that surround it. This will involve getting the opportunity to camp on a primitive island, where you will learn about it's unique ecosystem and have the chance to explore everything it has to offer. Participants will also be able to engage in conducting various conservation projects to protect and preserve the island for future generations to experience and enjoy. Participants will even get the unique experience of being able to snorkel, paddle, and fish in the beautiful crystal-clear waters of the Florida Keys.

After leaving the island, participants will be able to spend time exploring some of the historical landmarks that exist within Key West along with seeing some of it's most well known attractions.

Come to the Order of the Arrow Ocean Adventure to experience the best the wonderful Florida Keys has to offer!

OA Ocean Adventure Requirements

To attend the Order of the Arrow Ocean Adventure program, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Every participant must be at least 16 years of age by the day your program starts, but not yet 21 by its conclusion.
  • Participants must also be registered members of the Boy Scouts of America and an Order of the Arrow Lodge.
  • A complete physical examination in required. (BSA's Health and Medical Record will be sent to those who are accepted.)
  • Be able to successfully complete the BSA swim test in its entirety. 

There are no exceptions to these rules. Selection for the Ocean Adventure program is both an honor and a privilege.