The Order of the Arrow has several forms used in carrying out the OA program. All of the forms are available online and many are form fillable that allows printing and saving a copy of the form.
NOTE: If you are using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Apple Safari, the built-in PDF viewer in the browser may not be able to open some forms. These forms must be opened in Adobe Reader.
Chapter Journey To Excellence Workbook (1/2017) – Info
This is the Chapter Journey to Excellence workbook. The assessment of the OA Chapter Performance Recognition Program is managed by the lodge that authorizes and oversees the chapter's work. It also needs to be coordinated with the chapter staff adviser and district committee and/or district executive. Follow your lodge's submission deadlines and procedures.
2017 Journey to Excellence Pin Order Form (12/2017)
Includes fields to allow users to fill out the document via computer.
Innovation Award (9/2017) – Info
The national Order of the Arrow Innovation Award seeks to recognize chapters and lodges for their efforts in improving our program and provides a means to chronicle the best ideas, promoting and sharing them nationwide as "best practices." It recognizes innovation at every level of the organization, and as such, any idea that has been proven to positively impact the chapter, lodge, district, council, or Scouting will be considered.
OA Induction Card Order Form (2/2019)
Recognize your newly inducted OA members with a permanent induction card. All proceeds from the sale of these cards will benefit the Order of the Arrow Endowment.
Unit of Excellence Award Information (11/2015) – Sample Letter
The Order of the Arrow Unit of Excellence Award seeks to identify those units, and the leaders within them, who excel at incorporating the OA into their annual planning. This award is intended to provide a tool for lodges to recognize, incentivize, and operationalize unit-level participation in Order of the Arrow programs.
Unit of Excellence Patch Award Form (6/2014)
Unit of Excellence Award Patch order form for youth and adult.
Unit of Excellence Lodge Ribbon Order Form (12/2013)
Unit of Excellence Lodge Ribbon Order Form
Unit of Excellence Scoutmaster of Excellence Award Certificate (12/2013)
Scoutmaster of Excellence Award certificate to be presented to Scoutmasters earning the Unit of Excellence Award.
Election Forms Packet (7/2015)
This packet contains two forms that are designed to be reproduced by lodges and distributed for use at unit elections conducted by lodge and chapter unit elections teams. Includes fields to allow users to fill out the document via computer.
Lodge Leadership Development (LLD) Patches (10/2018)
With the implementation of the new LLD, the national office will no longer be selling LLD patches. A new prototype will soon be available online for lodges to download. The generic patch may be used as is, or a lodge may customize the patch or design their own patch. For your convenience, the BSA maintains a listing of BSA licensed providers.
2019 Lodge Recharter Kit (10/2018)
Section Conclave Report (3/2018)
Section and Lodge Forms
2019 National Officer Request Form (Opens in new window)
Complete the online form indicating which officers you would like to request, and fill out all required fields.
Remember to click "Submit" at the bottom of the form. You will receive a reply from the staff once the visit has been approved.
Individual Nomination & Petition Forms
Individual Forms (other)
2019 National Election Candidate Form for 2019-2020 Office (2/2019)
Includes fields to allow users to fill out and save the document via computer.
Candidate forms must be received by November 30, 2019.
The national election will be held at the National Planning Meeting on December 27-30, 2019.
National BSA forms
The national BSA web site has several official forms available on its forms page.
Note, this national BSA forms page is not part of the National OA web site, and is not maintained by the OA website staff.