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Announcements

2018 National Vice Chief elected

The 2018 Order of the Arrow national vice chief was elected Wednesday evening at the 2017 National Planning Meeting. Congratulations to Michael Kipp! Michael is a Vigil Honor member from Sakima Lodge, La Salle Council #165, in South Bend, IN.

Dec 28, 2017   Announcements
2018 National Chief elected

The 2018 Order of the Arrow national chief was elected Wednesday evening at the 2017 National Planning Meeting. Congratulations to Anthony Peluso! Anthony is a Vigil Honor member from Blue Heron Lodge, Tidewater Council #596 in Virginia Beach, VA.

Dec 28, 2017   Announcements
NOAC 2018 theme revealed

For every member of the Order of the Arrow, their membership began with a decision: first the decision of their fellows to elect them as a candidate, then their own decision to step forward and complete their induction.

Dec 28, 2017   Announcements
NOAC 2018 Information

NOAC 2018
July 30 – August 4, 2018

Jul 31, 2017   Announcements
2017 Hillcourt Scholarship recipients announced

The “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Hillcourt Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to youth Arrowmen (16-20) committed to serving the OA and Scouting as members of the OA’s staff for a national jamboree.

Jun 23, 2017   Announcements
2017 Josh Sain Memorial Scholarship recipients

The National Order of the Arrow Committee is pleased to announce the selection of the 2017 recipients of the Josh Sain Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1998 to honor the spirit and memory of Josh Sain, a former national vice chief.

Apr 20, 2017   Announcements
2016 Lodge Award Recipients

Every year, each of the four regions in the Order of the Arrow presents three awards to lodges within its geographical territory.  The E. Urner Goodman Camping Award, the National Service Award, and the OA Innovation Award are presented to two lodges per region, per award.

Mar 27, 2017   Announcements
2017 Congratulatory Eagle Scout Letter

The 2017 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.

Feb 13, 2017   Announcements
Congratulations to the 2017 Service Grant recipients

One of the four fold purposes of the Order of the Arrow is "to crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others." It is with this spirit of cheerful service to others that the OA proudly offers the matching service grant program.

Jan 14, 2017   Announcements
How to use the #ChooseOA resources

Using #ChooseOA is simple! There are a few major ways to spread the word about the OA through this initiative.

Use the hashtag! #ChooseOA in an official hashtag of the OA, it can be used by itself or alongside #oabsa to promote the OA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Jan 14, 2017   Announcements
What is #ChooseOA?

Finally, the answer to your lodge and chapter’s marketing needs is here. Last summer the National Order of the Arrow Committee began rolling out a new initiative aimed at addressing the marketing needs of lodge and chapter officers.

Jan 14, 2017   Announcements
Arrowmen Press Corps FAQ

Q: What is the Arrowmen Press Corps (APC)?
A: The purpose of the Arrowmen Press Corps program is to identify local Arrowmen producing content and bring them on to the national OA communications team to highlight local happenings at the chapter and lodge level.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements