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