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Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #11 - The Centurion Award

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.

Jan 09, 2015   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Ken Davis Celebrates 40th Year on National Committee

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.

Nov 25, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Flaming Rebar a Unique Tradition in Menawngihella Lodge

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.

Nov 18, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Centennial Blaze #10 - The NOAC Promotional Patch

As we approach the beginning of our yearlong centennial celebration, many Arrowmen around the country are gearing up for NOAC 2015.

Nov 16, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: An Award for Easy Marketing

Every year, the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award is often overlooked by many a lodge that could easily be recognized for its camping promotion efforts. The hiccup is failing to submit a completed petition.

Nov 16, 2014   Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Trailblazer Adventure Camp Inspires Arrowmen and Cub Scouts Alike

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.

Nov 16, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: New Lodge History Cards Available

Lodge Card Available to Lodge Historians

Oct 29, 2014   Centennial 2015, Lodge Ledger
Lodge Ledger: Elangomats Brave Weather During Ordeal Weekend

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.

Oct 28, 2014   Lodge Ledger
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