News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.
For nearly 100 years, the Order of the Arrow has purposefully recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.
This year, Ken Davis is serving his 40th year on the national Order of the Arrow committee. He joined the committee in 1974 as the first chairman of the Southeast Region and continues to serve today on the national events & 100th anniversary committee. He has a Ph.D.
One lodge has been using rebar to add a unique flair to its ceremonies! Read about the origins of this tradition and the steps taken to design it.
As we approach the beginning of our yearlong centennial celebration, many Arrowmen around the country are gearing up for NOAC 2015.
In an effort to reach out to Cub Scouts, Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge put on an event that kept them busy and excited! Check out what the lodge is doing to try and keep them in Scouting.
Anyone who has spent a weekend camping knows all too well that foul weather can ruin even the most well-planned event. Sometimes these events can be postponed or cancelled, but many times the situation calls for renewed vigor and perseverance.
On June 7, 2014, the American Hiking Society sponsored National Trails Day, an officially recognized national holiday which is devoted to our nation’s outdoor trails and conservation efforts.
Promotions, publicity, PR, sales...no matter what you call it, telling the great stories of the upcoming 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) to as many Arrowmen that will listen is vitally important to getting your lodge to Michigan State University next summer.
After a successful year of Journey to Excellence (JTE) submissions in 2013, the national OA committee is continuing to improve the award in order to better serve lodges.