Skip to main content
We've detected that you're using an unsupported browser. You may experience issues using the OA website. Please visit our supported browsers page for more information.

News

Ask the Chairman - Vigil Honor

Q. Ray, We have encountered some confusion as to when someone can be awarded the Vigil Honor. Are the two years...

Ask the Chairman - Renew my Membership

Q. Good morning Ray. After many years away from Scouting and OA, the time has come for my son to join....

Ask the Chairman - Women and the Order

Q. Dear Ray, Why does the Order of the Arrow, i.e. the BROTHERHOOD, allow WOMEN to be members? I strongly disagree...

Ask the Chairman - Call-Outs

Q. Our lodge is telling us we cannot do call-outs in our district until the first of June. Is this...

Ask the Chairman - Unit Elections

Q. Does a Scout need to be present during the unit elections to have his name on the OA ballot,...

Ask the Chairman - Dual Membership

Q. Seems like there are a lot of opinions out there about the policy concerning membership in more than one...

Ask the Chairman - Unable to Attend the Ordeal

Q. Does a scout have to be elected again if he is unable to attend the Ordeal? Does he have...

Ask the Chairman - A Popularity Contest

Q. How do you keep the elections from being a popularity contest? Some scouts who meet the requirements and definitely...

Thoughts on Leadership

Leadership has been studied for years, dating back to the writings of Attila the Hun. Philosophers, business managers, psychologists, and...