The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow, and is Scouting's second-largest national event. In 2018, several thousand Arrowmen from across our nation are expected to gather at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. To learn more about NOAC, click here.
The Order of the Arrow’s next national conference is officially under a year away. It’s time for your lodge to start planning and building your lodge contingent.
Now that you’ve fueled Scouting’s adventure, discover diverse opportunities for fun and fellowship at national and world Scouting events during the next two years.
The next NOAC will be held on July 30 - August 4, 2018, at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.
When planning for an event like NOAC 2018, it can be helpful to hear some new ideas from Arrowmen who have attended before. A handful of youth and adult contingent leaders from NOAC 2015 have provided some insight to help your contingent be successful.
Getting your lodge’s contingent to a national conference isn’t always straightforward. Check out the creative way that Kon Wapos Lodge traveled to NOAC 2015.
It can be challenging trying to determine who will represent your lodge at NOAC 2018, and ultimately who will bring these experiences back home. These examples from the previous conference can help your lodge decide the right contingent to attend in 2018.