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2018 E. Urner Goodman Camping Award Recipients

The E. Urner Goodman Camping Award was established in 1969 as a tribute and testimonial to the Order's founder. Its purpose is to encourage and challenge Order of the Arrow members and lodges to improve their effectiveness in promoting and supporting Scout camping in their council.

Apr 23, 2019   Announcements
2018 National Service Award Recipients

The Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of eight lodges for the National Service Award. Established in 1999, the National Service Award recognizes up to two lodges in each region that have performed outstanding qualitative and quantitative service for their council.

Apr 23, 2019   Announcements
20/20 Challenge - Callout #1

NOAC 2020 is only sixteen months away! Planning has already begun to ensure your lodge members will have the time of their lives. We hope your lodge will consider sending a contingent to the National Conference. The time is now to begin planning for this most exciting event!

Mar 12, 2019   NOAC Callout
2018 OA High Adventure Yearbook

In the summer of 1992, three young Arrowmen had an idea that would soon change the Order of the Arrow as a whole, envisioning a service program at Philmont Scout Ranch for OA members. At its inception in 1995, the program was intended to be run for only one summer and only one project.

Mar 12, 2019   Announcements
Talako Lodge Celebrates their 60th Anniversary

This past September, Arrowmen convened at Camp Tamarancho to celebrate Talako Lodge’s 60th anniversary. Over the course of the event, Arrowmen participated in a wide variety of activities.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Jaccos Towne Lodge Supports Toys for Tots Drive

During the holiday season, Jaccos Towne Lodge ran a successful fundraiser benefiting Toys for Tots. Find out how here.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Year of the Lodge Hits the Ground Running with Focus 2019

Over the course of 2019, the OA will be looking at ways to improve lodges. This initiative is known as Focus 2019 and is comprised of inductions, activations and elections for lodges. Section chiefs from across the nation have divided themselves into committees designed around these three core programs.

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
The Growth and Success of SR-9's Indian Winter

Arrowmen from across Section SR-9 gathered at Camp Tukabatchee for their annual Indian Winter. This year, the section leadership strives to incorporate events and programs that would cater to other parts of Scouting. Due to their ability to diversify what was offered, their event was larger than ever!

Mar 07, 2019   Lodge Ledger
Considerations for Contingent Leadership for a NOAC

  1. Has attended a recent NOAC or two
  2. Is well respected in the lodge
  3. Is currently involved in lodge events and act

Mar 05, 2019  
What to Expect in 2019

As a member of the Order of the Arrow, there is a lot to look forward to during this upcoming year. The spring will kick off with OA PhilBreak 2019, an exciting opportunity designed to provide meaningful service to Philmont in March following the forest fires of 2017.

Feb 13, 2019   OA Today
Wewanoma Lodge Powwow Benefits Local Camp

Each year, Wewanoma Lodge out of South Texas holds a public powwow. The event was started twenty one years ago by Troop 68 from McAllen, Texas as a way for Scouts to get the Indian Lore Merit Badge.

Feb 13, 2019   OA Today
Rebuilding Camp Osborn

Cheerful service is one of the core values of the Order of the Arrow, and Withlacoochee Lodge was sure to fulfill that purpose with the service it provided to Camp Osborn following two recent natural disasters.

Feb 13, 2019   OA Today