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Lodge Ledger: Tahosa Lodge Gets People Onto Hiking Trails

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.

Oct 27, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #7 - A Toolkit for All

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.

Apr 20, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Changes, more resources coming for Journey to Excellence

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.

Apr 01, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Spots still available for OA High Adventure at Florida Sea Base, Northern Tier

There is still time to sign up for OA High Adventure for this summer!

Mar 30, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: The early history of Semialachee Lodge

Semialachee Lodge is a part of Suwannee River Area Council in Tallahassee, Florida. The lodge chartered on June 16th, 1943, and was named Suriarco Lodge at first before the name changed to “Semialachee” during a contest to decide on a new name for the lodge.

Mar 30, 2014   Lodge Ledger
#TakeTheLead - Western & Central Region National Leadership Seminars: Are you going?

In just a few short weeks on April 4-6, some of the Western Region’s up-and-coming leaders will be gathering at Forest Lawn Scout Reservation

Mar 30, 2014   Lodge Ledger
High-membership lodges create unique ways to communicate with chapters, members

Have you ever noticed that a stream coming from the top of a mountain goes down towards a river or lake in the valley? Think of the stream as a flow of information; this represents the way that our lodges send down information to each of its members.

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: #TakeTheLead - Sign up for a National Leadership Seminar near you!

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Now is your time to participate in the best training offered by the Order of the Arrow! It's time to take the lead and sign up for a National Leadership Seminar (NLS) offered in the coming months at locations near you!

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Dwellers of the prairie

Not many lodges make it 50 years, let alone 75. Based in eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa, and southwest Minnesota, Tetonwana Lodge is 76 years old.

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Lowanne Nimat Lodge revamps LLD

Lowanne Nimat Lodge recently had 20 youth and 11 adult Arrowmen attend their lodge leadership development conference held at the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, NY, the sixth largest mall in the country.

Feb 17, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #6 - Legacy Project

Lodge Legacy Rock

Each lodge was asked to provide a legacy rock during 2012. Why? Simply put, this act will provide a permanent way to commemorate the legacy each lodge has left during the first century of our organization.

Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #8 - NOAC Registration

In August of 2015, 10,000 Arrowmen from across America will gather for the 32nd National Order of the Arrow Conference. Your lodge members are invited to participate in the fun, fellowship, learning, and excitement of the Order's largest event.

Feb 17, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger