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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
Tell the world why you #ChooseOA

As a member of the Order of the Arrow, you chose to be a part of an organization greater than yourself; an organization whose mission is to instill the values of selfless service and devotion to others in the minds of every boy who joins the Scouting program.

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
ICE Portal Launch

Inductions are a crucial facet of the Order of the Arrow. Each lodge has a responsibility to run their inductions and ceremonies in a way that will be memorable for each candidate and will ensure that each member of the OA shares a similar experience.

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
2016 Summer Bulletin

The summer 2016 National Bulletin is now available. This issue includes details on the #ChooseOA initiative, highlights from Prism and Report to the Nation, as well as introducing the Conclave Training Initative's Circle of Excellence.

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
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
Introducing the National Training Coordinator

The national Order of the Arrow Training subcommittee is proud to announce the recruitment of Anthony Johnson as the national training coordinator. Anthony is from Sequoyah Lodge in East Tennessee.

Oct 19, 2016   Announcements