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Inductions

OA Temporary Camping Requirement Changes

Feedback from our lodge leaders indicates that existing requirements will substantially limit the number of Scouts that will be eligible...

Addition of Ceremonial Medallions

 Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the Order of the Arrow enacted new policies and guidance regarding the attire worn by ceremonialists...

Induction Guidance to Lodges Under COVID-19 Restrictions (Virtual Inductions)

New guidelines have been issued to provide lodges in areas under COVID-19 restrictions to proceed with induction events....

Increasing Induction of Adult Unit Leaders

We’ve made some key changes to the process by which adults can be selected by the lodge adult selection committee....

Updated Unit Elections Video

This video contains a brief summary of the Order of the Arrow and its programs as well as an explanation...

Temporary Camping Night Policy Due to COVID-19

Last Updated: January 10, 2021 (Update Announcement)...

Virtual Unit Elections and Induction Date Extension

More information about the Order of the Arrow's response to the COVID-19 outbreak can be found ​here. The National OA Director...

Kittan Lodge Emphasizes Inductions During Their Latest Event

Have you ever wondered how Arrowmen could better improve the induction experience for all those involved? Well, Kittan Lodge from...

POLESTAR: Induction Leadership Training

Debuting at NOAC 2020, “Polestar” is a new nationwide Induction Leadership Training that will provide lodges with the latest updates...

OA Ceremonial Update

Effective January 1, 2020, changes will be enacted pertaining to the attire worn by ceremonialists during the official Order of...

National Committee: Immediate Policy Changes

Brothers, In recent years, youth membership in the Order of the Arrow has declined significantly — down 18 percent since 2015....

Membership Information Page

Earlier this year, the National Order of the Arrow Committee approved a change to the OA’s membership policy, permitting unit...