News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.
On April 12-14, 2013, the members of T'Kope Kwiskwis Lodge completed their biggest and longest project in recent memory. The members of the lodge dedicated their new S. Edmond Packard Memorial Longhouse, their primary ceremony site and lodge building at Camp Pigott in Snohomish, Washington.
The year was 1952 when Navy Captain Jack A. Obermeyer and Ralph P. Lutz founded Amangamek-Wipit Lodge. Prior to that, National Capital Area Council was home to the Clan of the Mystic Oak (CMO), a pre-OA society.
Nawakwa Lodge and Portage Lodge were each recognized with the National Service Award and E. Urner Goodman Camping Award. To receive just one of these awards is a great honor, but for a lodge to receive both recognitions in the same year is almost unheard of.
Looking for a great lodge or chapter service project? Do you want to help build trails for everyone to enjoy? If so, you will probably be interested in participating in the 2013 National Trails Day on June 1, 2013.
Wahunsenakah Lodge 333 based in Newport News, Virginia recently had a unique opportunity to extend their service to the community by helping a nearby Iroquoian tribe improve their lands.
OA LodgeMaster has recently made an upgrade with version 3.0, with a brand-new and exciting interface. Each lodge in the Order can use this software system to track membership data, leadership positions, event attendances, lodge finances and everything else your lodge needs to be successful.
Although NOAC 2015 is over two years away, planning has already begun because this Conference will also be the celebration of 100 years of the Order of the Arrow. This NOAC is going to be the biggest in the history of the Order, with plans for 10,000 Arrowmen attending.
The E. Urner Goodman Award was established in 1969 as a tribute and testimonial to the Order's founder. Its purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to increase their effectiveness in promoting and increasing Scout camping in each council.