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

Buffalo National River Trail Crew

Do you enjoy camaraderie and leaving a legacy for future outdoor enthusiasts like yourself? If so, come join the Buffalo National River Trail Crew (BNRTC) for the “Surveying a Legacy” adventure!

Feb 22, 2017   OA Today
Lodge sparks new interest in American Indian Affairs with weekend event

Mikanakawa Lodge of the Circle Ten Council in Dallas, Texas, recently held an American Indian Affairs weekend. This was a new event for lodge, and it was where Arrowmen were encouraged to build regalia for ceremonies or learn how to dance in different styles.

Dec 02, 2016   OA Today
Arrowmen reach out in service to their local community

At their annual spring service weekend, one lodge decided to perform some community service in the local area where the event was held: Pipsico Scout Reservation, Chippokes State Park and the town of Claremont.

Nov 29, 2016   OA Today
Noquet Lodge recruits army of volunteers for council event

A Michigan lodge assembled an army of volunteers to help provide behind-the-scenes support for their annual council-wide camping event.

Nov 29, 2016   OA Today
2016 OA Service Grant Recipients

Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants. For 2016, 29 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
Section chief hikes it up for OATC

Ask any of the hundreds of current and former section chiefs and they’ll tell you the same thing: the job takes a mindset.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
Centennial Belt Buckle

Back by popular demand... the Centennial Belt Buckle. Head on over to the Trading Post to get yours today.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
Not So Long Ago, In a Lodge Not Too Far Away

One of the toughest and most consistent challenges for any lodge is the ability to host successful events. An often essential component for an event, especially a fellowship weekend, is a unique event theme.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
Profile in Unselfish Service: Tyler Allen

The Order of the Arrow is full of opportunities to serve. 2013 Northeast Region Chief Tyler Allen found these opportunities within his own lodge and abroad at the BSA’s high adventure bases.

 

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Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
History of Buckskin Lodge

Buckskin Lodge, of Theodore Roosevelt Council #386 headquartered in Massapequa, NY, is a lodge steeped in history and tradition, dating back over ninety years. In 1923, an organization, dedicated to sincere interest in Indian lore, was founded in Camp Wauwepex of Nassau County Council.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
What’s in a theme?

If you attended the 2015 National OA Conference, you would be hard pressed to find someone who did not know the conference theme, It Starts With Us. This slogan represented a theme which radiated throughout the conference and sent a message to all of the guests and staff in attendance.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today