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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
National Scouting Historian Summit

In the summer of 2019, Arrowmen from across the nation will be given the opportunity to take part in an incredible training summit known as the National Scouting Historian Summit which will take place at the National Scouting Museum, located at the Philmont Scout Ranch.

Oct 16, 2018   Lodge Ledger
Lo La'Qam Geela Lodge hosts a council wide Camp-O-Rall in Central Oregon

Within the Crater Lake Council in Central Oregon, the Lo La’Qam Geela Lodge hosted a council wide Camp-O-Rall. Camp-O-Rall was similar to a camporee/conclave event that welcomed all Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, Explorers, Varsity Scouts and Webelos in search for Boy Scout troops.

Oct 10, 2018   Lodge Ledger
2019 OA Matching Service Grant

REMINDER: 2019 OA Lodge Matching Service Grant Applications Due By October 31, 2018.

Oct 10, 2018   Lodge Ledger
New and Innovated National Leadership Seminar

The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) has been a long-time staple of honing the leadership skills of Arrowmen from across the nation since its first introduction in 1978.

Oct 10, 2018   Lodge Ledger
National Chief's Address

Brothers, Thank you all for an amazing conference. The memories I made are ones I will remember forever - they would not have been possible without each of you.

Aug 23, 2018   Lodge Ledger, NOAC 2018
Bold New LLD Program

Last summer, Arrowmen from around the nation gathered at Philmont Training Center to recreate a new, modernized Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) to help improve their programs.

Aug 23, 2018   Lodge Ledger
New Lodge Announcement | O-Ni-Flo Lodge

When the Order of the Arrow was founded in 1915 by E. Urner Goodman and Carroll A. Edson, no one imagined the success and popularity it would have within the Scouting organization.

Aug 23, 2018   Announcements, Lodge Ledger