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Breaking news from the Order of the Arrow.

New Brotherhood Ceremony Released

The new Brotherhood Ceremony is available for download and immediate use by lodges in the Publications Section.  This new ceremony is optional through December 31, 2014, and becomes the only official Brotherhood Ceremony starting on January 1, 20

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
2014 National Planning Meeting

Each December, all the section chiefs are invited to attend a National Planning Meeting, held near Dallas, Texas. During this event, they elect the national officers for the coming year, and plan for the upcoming program of emphasis.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
Lodge Ledger: Centurion Award & Arrowman Service Award additions to LodgeMaster

Today, many lodges have their own way to keep track of their membership records. However, many have started using LodgeMaster, a versatile program that keeps track of lodge membership and helps lodge leadership manage other aspects of their organization.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
2015 Conclave Training Initiative

Two sessions are available for the 2015 Conclave Training Iniative: 

Oct 29, 2016   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
Lodge Adviser Training

The Lodge Adviser Training task force is taking many of the administrative topics from the current National Lodge Adviser Training Seminar course and transforming them into online training modules.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
The lasting legacies of ArrowCorps5

In 2008 the Order of the Arrow, in conjunction with the US Forest Service, coordinated a nationwide service project with over 5,000 Arrowmen in attendance. The project-called ArrowCorps5-encompassed five sites and took place over five weeks.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
NEXT Conference Vice Chiefs Selected

NEXT could not be accomplished without strong youth leadership. During the 2015 National Planning Meeting, the section chiefs elected the NEXT conference vice chiefs (CVCs) that will lead the program of NEXT: A New Century.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
LLD Fact Sheet

With every OA function comes the need for planning and leadership. The Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) program offers lodges the chance to provide trainings aimed at improving leadership and teaching about the many facets of the Order. Planning your own LLD?

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
2017 William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt Scholarship

William “Green Bar Bill” Hillcourt, author of the Handbook for Patrol Leaders and America’s first Wood Badge Scoutmaster, was the father of BSA youth leader training. Very few experiences develop servant leadership as effectively as service on the Order of the Arrow National Jamboree staff.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
OA Summit Celebration patch sale

Starting on April 15, individuals will be able to purchase two unique, limited-edition patches as members of the National Order of the Arrow Committee and other special guests convene for the Summit Circle Dedication in West Virginia.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements