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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
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
NEXT Security Brief

The NEXT Security Staff welcomes you to the conference and wishes you a pleasant and safe visit in Bloomington. We ask that you review and abide by the 2016 Next Code of Conduct during your stay.
 

Jul 13, 2016   Announcements, NEXT 2016
NEXT Strategy

NEXT delegates will face tough problems as they look beyond into the second century of the Order of the Arrow. Some of these problems may seem familiar and some will be daunting, but each lodge selected delegates who can be the ones to solve these problems.

Jul 13, 2016   Announcements, NEXT 2016
Boy Scouts of America Resolution Celebrating the Centennial Anniversary of the Order of the Arrow

WHEREAS, in the fledgling years of Scouting, E. Urner Goodman, a young camp director, and Carroll A. Edson, his assistant, searched for a meaningful way to recognize those Scouts in camp who best exemplified the Scout Oath and the Scout Law in their daily lives;

Oct 05, 2015   Announcements, Centennial 2015
The New Brotherhood Ceremony

The Big Picture

In our history of nearly 100 years as the Order of the Arrow, few changes have been made to our ceremonies. Many of these changes were made around the time of our founding. The last time a new ceremony was introduced was 1979.

Jun 29, 2014   Announcements
ArrowTour Boarding Pass

This week at the BSA National Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN, 500 ArrowTour boarding passes were distributed to council leaders and they were asked to give the boarding pass to Arrowmen in their home council.

May 23, 2014   Announcements, Centennial 2015
National Trails Day - June 7, 2014

The Order of the Arrow has teamed up with American Hiking Society (AHS) to offer our Scouts and Scouters more opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. For years, it has been our purpose to enjoy the outdoors as well as to be its stewards.

Mar 30, 2014   Announcements