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Virtual Unit Elections and Induction Date Extension

The National OA Director has approved lodges to hold virtual unit elections through July 1, 2020.  Due to the cancellation of many induction events, candidates that were elected February 1, 2019 through July 1, 2020 will have 24 months from the date of election to complete their ordeal.

Mar 25, 2020   Announcements
NOAC 2020 Information Update

Are you getting excited for NOAC 2020? See below for some important updates regarding what to expect!

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
OAHA Celebrates 25 Years of Service!

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow High Adventure (OAHA) Program and we want you to be a part of it! Who better to tell you about their OAHA experience other than recent recipient of the OA Triple Crown Award, Zack M.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
Kittan Lodge Emphasizes Inductions During Their Latest Event

Have you ever wondered how Arrowmen could better improve the induction experience for all those involved? Well, Kittan Lodge from New York did just this when they decided to approach this challenge from different angles.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A More Versatile Trading Post Leads to Higher Sales

Passaconaway Lodge has had a trading post like many other lodges, run out of totes and brought into their camp trading post for every lodge weekend.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A Guide for a Successful Lodge Banquet

Are you in charge of planning your lodge banquet or looking for new ideas for your lodge? Well we have everything you’d need to know when it comes to putting on a lodge banquet! Think of a banquet as the birthday party for the lodge.

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
A Family of Cheerful Service spans Three Generations

This past September, Witauchsoman Lodge #44 from eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey had the privilege of

Mar 22, 2020   OA Today
POLESTAR: Induction Leadership Training

Debuting at NOAC 2020, “Polestar” is a new nationwide Induction Leadership Training that will provide lodges with the latest updates and recommendations for how to conduct all aspects of the OA Induction, from Unit Elections through Brotherhood, with improved implementation and success.

Mar 21, 2020  
Order of the Arrow’s Response to COVID-19

As always, your safety and the safety of all our members, volunteers, and employees is our top priority. We know there are questions and concerns about how COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, could affect the National Order of the Arrow Conference and other upcoming Order of the Arrow events.

Mar 12, 2020   Announcements
Chiefly Speaking: NOAC 2020

Dear Arrowman, We’re writing to share more information with you regarding the National Order of the Arrow Conference, or NOAC, for short! NOAC is a week-long gathering of members of the Order of the Arrow, typically held every other year in early August on a college campus. In 2020, NOAC will be held August 3-8 at Michigan State University. More than 8,000 Arrowmen from all 50 states attend NOAC, making it the largest Scouting event in 2020. NOAC consists of both training and fellowship and is the pinnacle event in the Order of the Arrow!

Feb 24, 2020   Announcements
OA Ceremonial Update

Effective January 1, 2020, changes will be enacted pertaining to the attire worn by ceremonialists during the official Order of the Arrow ceremonies. 

Feb 10, 2020   Announcements, Lodge Ledger