The Order of the Arrow is taking new measures to promote scout camping at the unit level. After all, the OA is an honor camping society.
The national Order of the Arrow committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Josh Sain Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship was established in 1998 to honor the spirit and the memory of Josh Sain, a former national vice chief of the Order of the Arrow.
OA LodgeMaster has recently made an upgrade with version 3.0, with a brand-new and exciting interface. Each lodge in the Order can use this software system to track membership data, leadership positions, event attendances, lodge finances and everything else your lodge needs to be successful.
Although NOAC 2015 is over two years away, planning has already begun because this Conference will also be the celebration of 100 years of the Order of the Arrow. This NOAC is going to be the biggest in the history of the Order, with plans for 10,000 Arrowmen attending.
The E. Urner Goodman 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 increase their effectiveness in promoting and increasing Scout camping in each council.
The Order of the Arrow will have our largest participation ever at the 2013 National Scout Jamboree - nearly three times as many staff as previous jamborees going all the way back to 1950. This effort, dubbed "Project 2013," will have a major impact on the Jamboree efforts this year.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow in 2015, plans are be
My friend is being nominated for an award. We would like to put some of her accomplishments in the OA, but aren’t sure who to get the records from.
Thank you for your assistance.
A. Paul Ann,
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Due to military commitments, a member of our lodge is unable to keep his Vigil with us. Can he complete his Vigil at the Lodge where he is stationed in the military or does it have to be his home Lodge?
We have encountered some confusion as to when someone can be awarded the Vigil Honor. Are the two years of service required at the time of selection for Vigil or at the time of the Vigil induction ceremony?
A. Hello Mark,