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Lodge Ledger

News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.

Momentum: Spark Information for Lodge Leaders

In just a few short weeks the first National Induction weekend will take place; the virtual event branded as Momentum:...

Overcoming the Challenges of the Pandemic: Inductions and Growth

As the COVID-19 pandemic quarantine rolls into its seventh month, the question on every lodge's plate is how to operate...

Addition of Ceremonial Medallions

 Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the Order of the Arrow enacted new policies and guidance regarding the attire worn by ceremonialists...

Induction Guidance to Lodges Under COVID-19 Restrictions (Virtual Inductions)

New guidelines have been issued to provide lodges in areas under COVID-19 restrictions to proceed with induction events. The objective...

Reemerging from COVID-19 Resource Portal

As our communities begin to emerge from sheltering in place and we adjust to our new “normal,” the Order of...

Increasing Induction of Adult Unit Leaders

We’ve made some key changes to the process by which adults can be selected by the lodge adult selection committee. For...

Digital Engagement Toolkit

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be challenging to maintain the bonds of brotherhood that we share as Arrowmen as...

Updated Unit Elections Video

This video contains a brief summary of the Order of the Arrow and its programs as well as an explanation...

OA Ceremonial Update

Effective January 1, 2020, changes will be enacted pertaining to the attire worn by ceremonialists during the official Order of...

2019 OA Innovation Award Recipients

Many lodges develop creative and innovative solutions to the challenges they face in implementing their annual program plans. In order...

Join Operation Arrow at the Summit for the 2021 National Jamboree!

Lodge Leader, We hope to see you and members of your lodge at the 2021 National Jamboree as a member of...

The Language of the OA to Serve as Primary Resource for OA Terminology

The Language of the OA encompasses style, usage and grammar norms observed by both the Boy Scouts of America and...