What is the Order of the Arrow?

For 99 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. This recognition provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well. Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long term resident camping, and providing cheerful service to others. OA service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults are models of quality leadership development and programming that enrich and help to extend Scouting to America's youth.

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  • new Choseon (Korea) Adviser named I am honored to announce the appointment of Samuel "Sam" Ponce as the new Choseon Clan Adviser (Korea). With Sam’s knowledge and experience with OA, I have no doubt ...
    Posted May 11, 2014, 8:57 PM by Lodge Adviser
  • Are You Ready for NOAC 2015? 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. Over 10,000 Arrowmen ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2014, 4:16 PM by Web Admin Achpateuny Lodge
  • new Vigils announced Congrats to the following members who were nominated by another member, selected by an all-youth selection committee, and approved by the National OA Office:Youth Vigils (4)Jonathan Chen ...
    Posted Feb 3, 2014, 5:27 AM by Lodge Adviser
  • 2014 Awaniko Chapter Call Out and Klondike Derby The Awaniko Chapter conducted it's Callout Ceremony at the Klondike Derby on January 18th.  16 of the 19 candidates were present and called out.  The other three candidates will ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2014, 5:25 PM by Web Admin Achpateuny Lodge
  • 2014 OA Elections Below are the materials election teams will need to conduct proper elections.  Election paperwork is due at least two weeks before the Ordeal ceremony.
    Posted Sep 7, 2014, 3:26 AM by Lodge Adviser
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