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Who to bring to NOAC 2018? Unali’yi & Colonneh Lodges institute creative ideas for NOAC attendees

Ask anyone who attended the National Order of the Arrow Conference in 2015, and they will most likely tell you it was one of the best weeks of their life. Turn to anyone who wished to go but was unable to, and they might have a different answer.

Aug 09, 2017   Lodge Ledger, NOAC 2018
Malibu Lodge hosts spooky fundraiser

Many lodges across the country have different traditions for raising money to host activities for their members. Some have Christmas tree lots during the holidays and others hold spaghetti dinners. Some lodges, however, have less traditional and more unique traditions for raising funds.

Mar 23, 2017   Lodge Ledger
Making sense of JTE

The Journey to Excellence (JTE) program helps lodge officers measure their lodge’s performance and steer the local Order of the Arrow (OA) program to stay on track with our national mission.

Mar 15, 2017   Lodge Ledger
Making JTE work for you

The Journey to Excellence (JTE) is a thrilling expedition that has been crafted to help lodges continually improve their previous accomplishments. With a new year ahead, this is the prime time to take a look at your lodge's JTE data from last year and plan ahead for the future. 

Mar 15, 2017   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Success Stories: Reaching Gold

The Journey to Excellence (JTE) program was created by the Order of the Arrow (OA) a few years ago, and its purpose is to focus on the success and improvement of lodges. In order for my home lodge, Skyuka Lodge, to succeed in JTE, we go through several processes and program additions.

Mar 15, 2017   Lodge Ledger
Mar 12, 2017   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Redefining excellence in Section NE-1

Anyone who has spent time in the Order of the Arrow knows that it is designed to be a youth-led organization. In order for the Scouting program to be successful, it needs to have quality youth who serve as trained leaders given the proper tools to succeed.

Oct 29, 2016   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Unali’yi Lodge sets the standard for camping promotions

In 1969, the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award was established in honor of the Order of the Arrow's co-founder. This award was developed with the vision of inspiring lodges to increase their efforts in camp promotions.

Oct 29, 2016   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Join the Arrowmen Press Corps

Calling all Arrowmen! Are you interested in journalism, photography or video production? If so, the Arrowmen Press Corps (APC) will enable you to combine your passion with the Order of the Arrow. Arrowmen Press Corps representatives will sign up as members of their local lodge.

Oct 29, 2016   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Philmont to be home to adviser’s conference this June

Registration is open! This June 22nd to 28th, the national Order of the Arrow committee is sponsoring its annual adviser's conference at the Philmont Training Center (PTC) in Cimarron, NM.

Oct 29, 2016   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Last call for lodge history books

On display at NOAC were over 200 finalized and in-draft lodge history books. Now, as the centennial celebration draws to a close, there is one last step for the lodge history book project.

Oct 29, 2016   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger