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Thrive: A National Effort, A Local Commitment

We left last month's Thrive Webinar excited, empowered, and motivated to lead the OA with a renewed spirit, and to help ensure that the Order of the Arrow thrives for generations to come.

Dec 10, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Tell us your story!

The Order of the Arrow is a global network of Brothers that live the obligation and serve cheerfully. Every day amazing things are happening within local chapters, lodges, and sections.

Dec 10, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Join the 2020 NOAC staff!

Fellow Arrowmen, are you looking for a different way to enjoy NOAC? Well you are in luck, as we are currently looking for Arrowmen just like you to join our staff for NOAC 2020!

Dec 10, 2019   Lodge Ledger, NOAC 2020
Expanding OA in the Far East Council

Every chapter and their lodge strives to complete 100 percent of their unit elections each year. For unit visitation teams, this only requires a short drive.

Aug 08, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Hnu-Ra-Con Chapter Zoo Campsite Installment

All across the country, chapters conduct service projects at local camps and parks in practice of cheerful service. Typically, these service projects can take a few hours or a few days.

Aug 08, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Talako Lodge Celebrates their 60th Anniversary

This past September, Arrowmen convened at Camp Tamarancho to celebrate Talako Lodge’s 60th anniversary. Over the course of the event, Arrowmen participated in a wide variety of activities.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Jaccos Towne Lodge Supports Toys for Tots Drive

During the holiday season, Jaccos Towne Lodge ran a successful fundraiser benefiting Toys for Tots. Find out how here.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Year of the Lodge Hits the Ground Running with Focus 2019

Over the course of 2019, the OA will be looking at ways to improve lodges. This initiative is known as Focus 2019 and is comprised of inductions, activations and elections for lodges. Section chiefs from across the nation have divided themselves into committees designed around these three core programs.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
The Growth and Success of SR-9's Indian Winter

Arrowmen from across Section SR-9 gathered at Camp Tukabatchee for their annual Indian Winter. This year, the section leadership strives to incorporate events and programs that would cater to other parts of Scouting. Due to their ability to diversify what was offered, their event was larger than ever!

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
OA PhilBreak 2019

Philmont and the Order of the Arrow are excited to offer OA PhilBreak 2019. This event will consist of a full week preparing Philmont for the 2019 camping season. Following the fires of 2018, Philmont needs our help to accommodate campers once again.

Dec 18, 2018   Lodge Ledger
Northeast Region Town Hall

The Northeast Region Town Hall was a online event held on September 19th, 2018 that Arrowmen could attend to learn about high performing lodges.

Dec 18, 2018   Lodge Ledger
Membership Information Page

Earlier this year, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved a change to the OA’s membership policy, permitting unit elections in Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Sea Scout units. These changes will take effect on February 1, 2019.

Dec 18, 2018   Announcements, Lodge Ledger