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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
2018 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

May 23, 2018   Announcements
2018 Membership Update

Earlier today, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved some exciting updates to the Order of the Arrow program. Beginning February 1, 2019, unit elections will be permitted in Scouts BSA, Venturing and Sea Scout units. The new Order of the Arrow membership requirements are as follows ...

May 23, 2018   Announcements
2018 Congratulatory Eagle Scout Letters

The 2018 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.

May 07, 2018   Announcements
2018 Josh Sain Memorial Youth Officer Scholarships

The national committee of the Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of the recipients of the Josh Sain Memorial Youth Officer Scholarships.

Apr 26, 2018   Announcements
2017 National Service Award Recipients

The Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of eight lodges for the National Service Award.  Established in 1999, the National Service Award recognizes up to two lodges in each region that have performed outstanding qualitative and quantitative service for their counci

Apr 07, 2018   Announcements
2017 Innovation Award Recipients

The Order of the Arrow Innovation Award was established in 2012 to recognize chapters and lodges for developing creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced during the implementation of their annual program plans.  Two awards in each region are presented annually.  The follow

Apr 07, 2018   Announcements