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2018 OA High Adventure Yearbook

In the summer of 1992, three young Arrowmen had an idea that would soon change the Order of the Arrow as a whole, envisioning a service program at Philmont Scout Ranch for OA members. At its inception in 1995, the program was intended to be run for only one summer and only one project.

Mar 12, 2019   Announcements
2019 Congratulatory Eagle Scout Letters

The 2019 editions of the Eagle Scout congratulatory letters are now available from the national chief and vice chief. There is also a new edition available from the national chairman. These recognition letters are a great addition to any Eagle Scout's court of honor.

Jan 31, 2019   Announcements
2019 OA Service Grant Recipients Announced

Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants. For 2019, 15 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $34,500 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.

Jan 02, 2019   Announcements
Membership Information Page

Earlier this year, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved a change to the OA’s membership policy, permitting unit elections in Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scout units. These changes will take effect on February 1, 2019.

Dec 18, 2018   Announcements, Lodge Ledger
New Lodge Announcement | O-Ni-Flo Lodge

When the Order of the Arrow was founded in 1915 by E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson, no one imagined the success and popularity it would have within the Scouting organization.

Aug 23, 2018   Announcements, 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, NOAC 2018
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, NOAC 2018
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, NOAC 2018
Official Arrow of Light and crossover ceremonies

The National Order of the Arrow Committee after months of collaborative work with ceremonialists and lodge leadership representatives announces the following policy change. This policy change will apply to ALL Order of the Arrow lodges and chapters.

Jul 23, 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, NOAC 2018
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?

May 31, 2018   Announcements, NOAC 2018
2018 Cubs to Camps Grant Recipients

The Cubs to Camp Grant initiative seeks to partner the National Order of the Arrow Committee with local lodges in an effort to promote getting Cub Scouts into the outdoors to experience the adventures Scouting has to offer.

May 24, 2018   Announcements