NOAC 2024 planning is underway as we look forward to a fun and impactful week from July 29th to August 3rd, 2024 at the University of Colorado Boulder. Contingent leaders have one of the most important roles in making the conference successful. They oversee all aspects of the trip, including planning, logistics and ensuring the safety and well-being of all members of the contingent. In doing this, contingent leaders work closely with the lodge leadership to ensure your contingent is well-prepared and fully engaged in all aspects of the NOAC experience. They also serve as a liaison between their lodge and the conference staff, ensuring that all logistical and administrative details are handled smoothly.
Each lodge has two contingent leaders: a youth and an adult (21+). An effective contingent leader is an active member in their lodge that is enthusiastic about promoting NOAC, is organized, and is a strong communicator. They should also have problem-solving skills and experience working with the youth in their lodge. Being a contingent leader is a great opportunity to build relationships across the nation, give back to your lodge and engage deeply with your contingent.
If you are interested in being a contingent leader or associate contingent leader, please speak to your lodge adviser for more information.
Contingent Registration Primer
The Contingent Registration Primer (CRP) contains key information for lodge’s in their planning for NOAC 2024. All contingent leaders should review this information prior to registering for the conference. Additionally, please review the details on the webinar below where the conference committee will review the CRP in detail. If you have any question about the CRP, please contact your lodge’s contingent concierge, who will reach out after initial registration, or email @email at any time.
Contingent Leader Informational Webinar
A contingent leader informational webinar was held on Sept. 25, 2023 at 9pm eastern via zoom. At this webinar, we shared key information for contingents in advance of registration launch. This webinar was intended for NOAC Contingent Leaders and Lodge Key 3, but any OA members could attend. The webinar was recorded for those who could not attend live.
Patch Design Guidelines
Please review the NOAC Contingent Patch Guidelines for key information developed in conjunction with the University of Colorado Boulder about official NOAC patches, memorabilia and insignia.