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Striking Gold: Series on Journey to Excellence | What is JTE?

Beginning in 2012, the introduction of the Journey to Excellence (JTE) program evolved the way we understand membership and program data in the Order of the Arrow (OA). JTE aims to measure the performance of a chapter, lodge, or section, including what areas are excelling as well as what areas require more attention.

Apr 18, 2018   Lodge Ledger
2017 Natural Disaster Aid Offered by Arrowmen

As 2017 started to come to a close, the country was rocked by several devastating natural disasters. These disasters affected millions.

Apr 18, 2018   Lodge Ledger
Wah-Sha-She Lodge Old Christmas Tree Fish Habitat

After the holiday season most people are forced to throw out their Christmas trees, but that’s not the case for Wah-Sha-She Lodge, chartered to the Ozark Trails Council.

Apr 18, 2018   Lodge Ledger
NOAC 2018 Contingent Leaders Guide

The Contingent Leader Guide is now available and contains important information regarding the conference. The guide will walk you through several steps to update information in the Event Registration System.

Apr 17, 2018  
NOAC 2018 Orientation Video

In the next few days, NOAC attendees will want to log into the log into the National Order of the Arrow Event Registration System (NOAERS), and set their preferences for roommates, training sessions, and the different activities that w

Apr 09, 2018   NOAC Navigator
2017 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 counci

Apr 07, 2018   Announcements
2017 Innovation Award Recipients

The Order of the Arrow Innovation Award was established in 2012 to recognize chapters and lodges for developing creative and innovative solutions to challenges faced during the implementation of their annual program plans.  Two awards in each region are presented annually.  The follow

Apr 07, 2018   Announcements
Pilot Academy

PILOT Academy will be unlike anything else available to lodge chiefs, up-and-coming youth lodge leaders, and lodge advisers (or their designees) at NOAC.

Apr 05, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Training Success Seekers

An exciting new initiative called Success Seekers will be rolling out at NOAC 2018!

Apr 05, 2018   NOAC Navigator
Countdown to Exemplars is underway

Exemplar recognition at NOAC 2018 requires that lodge ceremony teams demonstrate excellence, consistency, and service. To be eligible for Exemplar evaluation, lodge teams must submit a video of their pre-Ordeal and/or Brotherhood ceremony.

Apr 05, 2018   NOAC Navigator
NOAC 2018 Dance Competition Guidelines and Rules

The American Indian Activities (AIA) committee has released guidelines, rules and registration information for the following AIA activites at NOAC:

Mar 31, 2018