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News for all Arrowmen about what's happening today in the Order of the Arrow.

OA to host inspirational and memorable powwow at jamboree
The staff and participants of the 2017 National Jamboree will have the chance to join together for a powwow this July, hosted by the Operation Arrow Indian Village staff. The powwow will give dancers of all experience levels the chance to demonstrate their traditional American Indian singing and dancing skills. It will provide an opportunity for fellowship for Venturers, International Scouts and all jamboree staff.
Jun 03, 2017   OA Today
Regalia bonanza

Recently the Nataepu Shohpe Lodge of the President Gerald R. Ford Field Service Council held their annual Regalia Bonanza. This is an excellent opportunity for Arrowmen to create interesting and creative regalia while enjoying their lodge’s American Indian Activities (AIA) program.

May 25, 2017   OA Today
How AIA programs benefit lodges

What makes the induction experience memorable? 

May 25, 2017   OA Today
SR-9 Indian Winter

In early February, Section SR-9 held their annual Indian Winter training event and built two distinct programs for lodge leaders and American Indian Activities (AIA) enthusiasts.

May 17, 2017   OA Today
What everybody's dancing about: Wachipi in a nutshell

In addition to the national jamboree, the Order of the Arrow (OA) will be hosting another summer event, this time at Philmont Scout Ranch.

May 10, 2017   OA Today
Order of the Arrow Summit Experience

Order of the Arrow High Adventure (OAHA) has many different opportunities open to youth Arrowmen across the nation.

May 10, 2017   OA Today
C-4 Area Leadership Training Conference

Sections C-4A and C-4B came together last November to conduct the Area Leadership Training Conference for the youth leaders of their sections. This training is an annual wide-scale event that typically trains 120 participants across the area and is held at Camp Lazarus in Delaware, Ohio.

May 10, 2017   OA Today
From Raccoons to Cardinals: Nawakwa Lodge prepares to celebrate 100 years

Nawakwa Lodge has a special birthday coming up and the lodge is already getting a head start on the preparations! In 2019, this lodge, which serves the Heart of Virginia Council located in Richmond, Virginia, will be turning 100 years old!

May 10, 2017   OA Today
Link Success Stories

Sections have been tasked with implementing Link, a new training program designed to target the Journey to Excellence requirements that lodges struggle with the most.

Apr 04, 2017   OA Today
Chiefly Speaking

Brothers,

Apr 04, 2017   OA Today
Ajapeu Lodge clears trails for a running start on service

As Arrowmen around the country settled down for the holidays, members of Ajapeu Lodge of the Washington Crossing Council, headquartered in Pipersville, PA, laced up their boots and ventured to the Sol and Rose Preserve on the chilly Saturday morning of December 10th.

Mar 23, 2017   OA Today
Arrowmen give back at section conclave

Servant leadership and cheerful service were exactly what Hunter Scott, former Section W-1E section chief, had in mind when planning his conclave.

Mar 23, 2017   OA Today