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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
2019 OA Innovation Award Recipients

Many lodges develop creative and innovative solutions to the challenges they face in implementing their annual program plans.

Feb 10, 2020   Lodge Ledger
Join Operation Arrow at the Summit for the 2021 National Jamboree!

As the National Jamboree is fast approaching, so is the opportunity to join fellow Arrowmen to serve as a member of Operation Arrow! By cheerfully serving you’ll have a variety of experiences to choose from, all while contributing to the Scouting program. We hope to see you at the 2021 National Jamboree serving alongside our brothers!

Feb 10, 2020   Lodge Ledger
The Language of the OA to Serve as Primary Resource for OA Terminology

The Language of the OA encompasses style, usage and grammar norms observed by both the Boy Scouts of America and the Order of the Arrow.

Feb 10, 2020   Announcements, Lodge Ledger
Philbreak 2020

As spring approaches the opportunity to register Arrowmen for Philbreak 2020 arises. Throughout the course of the four sessions provided, Arrowmen will be able to give back to Philmont as they prepare it for its summer high adventure season.

Feb 10, 2020   Lodge Ledger
DSA and Red Arrow Award Deadline Reminder

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) was created in 1940 to honor those persons who render service to the Order beyond the lodge level. The award is presented to those OA members who render distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, and/or national basis.

Jan 17, 2020   Announcements