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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
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
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.

 

What involvement did you have in the Order as a youth?  

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
Staffing national events is a fun, challenging experience for Arrowmen

15,000 Arrowmen attended the National Order of the Arrow Conference last summer. Over 85 percent of them took in all the sights and sounds, enjoyed the program and had the experience of a lifetime.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
Meet the 2016 national officers: Central Region Chief Logan Greene

Logan Greene wants to connect with every Arrowman in the Boy Scouts of America. Greene, 19, was elected 2016 Central Region Chief at the National Planning Meeting in December, has a big vision for the Order of the Arrow in its second century.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today
The NEXT Factor

Do you have a great idea that you have always wanted to share with other Arrowmen? Something that is truly revolutionary, something that could change the Order of the Arrow as we know it? The next big idea? Your 2016 region chiefs are looking for you!

Oct 29, 2016   NEXT 2016, OA Today
One-on-one with the OA’s new associate director

How long have you been a member of the Boy Scouts of America?  
I signed up as a Cub Scout in 1984. I’m a third generation Boy Scout and second generation Eagle Scout.

Oct 29, 2016   OA Today