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Breaking news from the Order of the Arrow.

2015 Conclave Training Initiative

Two sessions are available for the 2015 Conclave Training Iniative: 

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
Social Media Policy Revised

During the December 2011 National Planning Meeting, the national committee approved a resolution that set a new standard for Order of the Arrow social media use, overturning the restrictive social media policy announced in the 08-5 Operations Update.

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
Fees, registration information announced for NOAC 2015

New details about the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference were announced at the National Planning Meeting in Dallas, TX. The conference will take place August 3-8, 2015 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements, NOAC 2015
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, NEXT 2016
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
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
2013 Annual Report

The 2013 Annual Report is available in the Publications Section. Download your copy of the 2013 Annual Report here.

Oct 29, 2016   Announcements
New Brotherhood Ceremony Information

Conclave demonstrations of the proposed new Ceremony for the Brotherhood have concluded, and your voices have been heard! The national Order of the Arrow committee has approved the new Brotherhood Ceremony, pending the incorporation of revisions based on over 3,700 individual responses.

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.