News for all Arrowmen about what's happening today in the Order of the Arrow.
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.
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.
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!
In addition to the national jamboree, the Order of the Arrow (OA) will be hosting another summer event, this time at Philmont Scout Ranch.
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.