2019 Inductions, Ceremonies, and Evaluations Chair

2019 Inductions, Ceremonies, and Evaluations Chair My Brothers! I am Brennen Flanagan from Croatan Lodge #117 and I am your section ICE Chairman for 2019-2020. ICE stands for Inductions and ceremonial events, so my committee deals with the entire Inductions process...

Fall Inductions at Nayawin Rar

Fall Inductions at Nayawin Rar Brothers, This weekend Vice Chief of Program, Matthew Klassa and I had the privilege of visiting Nayawin RaR Lodge #296’s Fall Fellowship and Inductions weekend. We thank them for their hospitality and for sharing a great event with us....

2019 Service and Recognitions Chairs

Hello everyone, I am Sam Weaver and I am the 2019-2020 SR-7B Recognitions Chairmen. I am a Brotherhood member of Nayawin Rar Lodge and am currently serving as the Lodge Secretary. I am a senior at Clayton High School and am interested in studying Computer Engineering...

2019 National Policy Changes

Brothers, The Order of the Arrow is an organization known for its ability to innovate while maintaining its core values and traditions. Currently, our organization is facing a membership decline that necessitates continued innovation. With an 18% decline in youth...

2019 Conclave AIA Award Recipients

Award RecipientsPRE-ORDEALTeam1st Place – Croatan Lodge 1172nd Place – Nayawin Rar 2963rd Place – Occoneechee Lodge 104Allowat Sakima1st – Jack Yoakum (118)2nd – Tyler Roberts (331)3rd- Nick Potter (117)Meteu1st – Isaiah Bosse...

2019 Conclave Section Awards

Each year Lodges compete for and earn awards before and during Conclave. The culmination of their hard work is awarded at the Sunday show of Conclave.Award RecipientsWe Support Camping – Klahican, Occoneechee,  & Tsoiotsi TsogaliiQuest for Golden Arrow...

Nayawin RaR’s New and Improved Induction Process

Although it may be smallest lodge in the section, Nayawin RaR Lodge is familiar with the struggles many other lodges throughout the section  experience with membership retention and activation. As a result, the lodge has found a couple of ways to improve the number of...

Message From the Section Secretary: Connor Bardin

Hello Brothers, I hope that everybody has had a great start to the New Year and is getting excited for Conclave. We are less than 45 days away from the largest OA events in the country this year and I could not be more excited! As we approach Conclave, it is important...

Wahissa Lodge’s New Head Elangomat Program

Wahissa Lodge has implemented a new “Head Elangomat” system to help improve activation of new arrowmen in the lodge. The Head Elangomat will serve as a source of information and as a friendly face to the newly inducted members. After discussing what made the lodge...