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2020 OA Distinguished Service Award Selections

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 b

May 21, 2020   Announcements
NOAC 2020 Update

NOAC Delegates,

It is with deep sadness we inform you that the 2020 National Order of the Arrow Conference has been cancelled out of concern for the safety of all attending Arrowmen, as well as the Michigan State University and East Lansing communities.

May 01, 2020   Announcements
OA High Adventure COVID-19 Update

The BSA High Adventure Bases have delayed the start for all summer programs, including OA High Adventure. Northern Tier and Sea Base are planning to open on June 15th.  Philmont and the Summit Bechtel Reserve are planning to open on July 1st.

May 01, 2020   Announcements
Temporary Camping Night Policy Due to COVID-19

In light of the extended period of camping restrictions attributable to COVID-19, temporary modifications are being made to the camping requirements for OA eligibility.

Apr 29, 2020   Announcements
Virtual Unit Elections and Induction Date Extension

The National OA Director has approved lodges to hold virtual unit elections through July 1, 2020.  Due to the cancellation of many induction events, candidates that were elected February 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020 will have 24 months from the date of election to complete their ordeal.

Mar 25, 2020   Announcements
NOAC 2020 Information Update

Are you getting excited for NOAC 2020? See below for some important updates regarding what to expect!

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
OAHA Celebrates 25 Years of Service!

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.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
Kittan Lodge Emphasizes Inductions During Their Latest Event

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.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A More Versatile Trading Post Leads to Higher Sales

Passaconaway Lodge has had a trading post like many other lodges, run out of totes and brought into their camp trading post for every lodge weekend.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A Guide for a Successful Lodge Banquet

Are you in charge of planning your lodge banquet or looking for new ideas for your lodge? Well we have everything you’d need to know when it comes to putting on a lodge banquet! Think of a banquet as the birthday party for the lodge.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A Family of Cheerful Service spans Three Generations

This past September, Witauchsoman Lodge #44 from eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey had the privilege of

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
POLESTAR: Induction Leadership Training

Debuting at NOAC 2020, “Polestar” is a new nationwide Induction Leadership Training that will provide lodges with the latest updates and recommendations for how to conduct all aspects of the OA Induction, from Unit Elections through Brotherhood, with improved implementation and success.

Mar 21, 2020