Unit elections can be the first interaction a unit or Scout may have with their local lodge, so they are an important facet of becoming a High Performing Lodge.
With the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference less than a few months away, Arrowmen across the country are finalizing flight plans, bus tickets, and making other last-minute preparations before they arrive at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.
We all take pride in where we come from. At the 2018 NOAC, Arrowmen will have a chance to celebrate their roots during the Region Gatherings. Each of the four regions will have a separate gathering - designed to celebrate what makes them unique.
Just like any other year, sections chiefs will converge in Dallas this winter for the National Planning Meeting (NPM) and everything it entails. From electing national officers and conference vice chiefs to planning the program of emphasis, a lot of things remain constant.
With the 2017 National Planning Meeting (NPM) only a few weeks away, it is never too early to start thinking about your role as section leadership in the planning process for the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC).
Each region hosts a training event each year to train section officers. As the leaves change color on the trees and fall rolls around, officers gather from across their region to learn about their positions, plan for the year and experience fellowship with officers from other sections.
Does a lodge in your section perform outstanding and innovative training? If so, we would like to hear about what it does!
For the last thirteen years, the Conclave Training Initiative (CTI) has sought to enhance the training program of conclaves across the nation by providing section leadership with sessions on unique and innovative content.