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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.

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
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
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
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