Regalia - the first impression the Order of the Arrow leaves upon its newly inducted brothers. So often it is neglected how influential the indigenous cultures are within our Order. They shape, define, and grant us an identity as a brotherhood of service and caretakers of the outdoors.
Within the Greater Los Angeles Area Council (GLAAC), many youth gathered together along with the Tuku’ut Lodge Chief, Ben Deveau.
Each one of us has that special council camp we call home. It could be where we had our first campout, where we earned our first merit badge or maybe even where we went through our Ordeal and became part of something greater.
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. Up to two awards in each region are presented annually.
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.
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.
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!