Wahissa Lodge’s New Vice Chief of Inductions

Wahissa believes active participation starts with great first impressions: experienced election leaders at the troop level, a polished new candidate introduction at Summer camp, and most importantly, a quality Ordeal in the Fall. How a new member feels coming out of...

Meet the 2018 National Officers

Anthony Peluso | 2018 National Chief “Ever since first getting involved in the Order of the Arrow in 2014, the OA has made the single biggest impact on my life of any organization I’ve ever been involved with. Now in 2018, I’ve been given the opportunity to help...

Your Journey Begins with AIA

Written by Matthew Hodges | Croatan’s Lodge Chief Regardless of the location and date of your Ordeal, your journey in the Order of the Arrow was initiated with a ceremony team. After numerous hours of youth ceremonialists memorizing lines, adult advisers...

Recounting the Operation Arrow Experience

Written by Brandon Kelly | 2017 Section Chief I stepped onto the bus and looked back over my shoulder to soak in every last detail I could of the SBR and told myself, “see you in four years.” That was in 2013 when I served as a Trek Guide. This summer, I returned to...

2017 Conclave AIA Awards

Senior Northern Traditional 1st Matthew Hodges (117) 2nd Brennen Flanagan (117) Junior Northern Traditional 1st Mason Campbell (331) 2nd Andy Paris (104) Senior Straight 1st Robbie Bass (117) 2nd Matthew Hodges (117) 3rd Kyle Furguson (117) Junior Straight 1st Luke...