Aaron Avelino, a seventeen-year-old Eagle Scout from Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Lodge in Greensboro, North Carolina was recently recognized with the BSA Honor Medal.
Giving opportunities to young people serves as the core essence of Scouting for all adult advisers. To current OA Director Clyde Mayer, enabling youth today to become exemplary leaders tomorrow is the direction he wants all to follow.
Chris Grove, 2013 National Scout Jamboree vice chairman for Trek and Day of Service, is proud to announce that twenty deserving youth Arrowmen will receive scholarships to help alleviate their fees to serve on staff at Jamboree. The scholarships of $250 each have been funded by the "Green Bar Bi
Created in 1925, the Silver Buffalo Award for distinguished service to youth is awarded to those persons who give noteworthy and extraordinary service to youth. This award is Scouting's highest commendation of the invaluable contributions that outstanding Americans make to youth.
If you were elected by the fellow Scouts in your troop, or if you are an adult who was nominated to become a member of the Order of the Arrow, you should think about why they chose you.
Many lodges struggle with membership retention, and others with simply recruiting new ordeal members. Marnoc Lodge of Great Trail Council in northeast Ohio is no exception.
Lodges across the country make service to their council, camp and community a focus of their yearly program. Recently, the Scatacook Chapter of Owaneco Lodge took its community service a step further. The chapter wanted to provide service to the community in a meaningful and special way.
Not many lodges make it 50 years, let alone 75. Based in eastern South Dakota, northwest Iowa, and southwest Minnesota, Tetonwana Lodge is 76 years old.
Is your lodge looking for a new idea to encourage and promote Brotherhood conversion? Lodges across the country are turning to the nimat programs, using Brotherhood Hikes, as a way to deepen the bonds of brotherhood among Arrowmen who choose to seal their membership in our Order.
On April 12-14, 2013, the members of T'Kope Kwiskwis Lodge completed their biggest and longest project in recent memory. The members of the lodge dedicated their new S. Edmond Packard Memorial Longhouse, their primary ceremony site and lodge building at Camp Pigott in Snohomish, Washington.
The year was 1952 when Navy Captain Jack A. Obermeyer and Ralph P. Lutz founded Amangamek-Wipit Lodge. Prior to that, National Capital Area Council was home to the Clan of the Mystic Oak (CMO), a pre-OA society.