News, ideas, and information for lodge leadership.
The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is renowned as one of the Order of the Arrow’s - and Scouting’s - premier leadership development programs. Over the course of multiple decades, NLS has always proven to be an intensive and engaging learning experience for its participants.
In the Order of the Arrow (OA), a key point that we focus on is service, whether it be to your fellow Scouts, friends and family, or the community. In our mission to serve others, we must continuously act cheerfully and innovate, the latter so to maintain relevance.
Attending a National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is an adventure in and of itself, but Kon Wapos Lodge took it one step further. Kon Wapos Lodge, headquartered out of Appleton, WI, covers the eastern half of Wisconsin north of Milwaukee, and the majority of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Ask anyone who attended the National Order of the Arrow Conference in 2015, and they will most likely tell you it was one of the best weeks of their life. Turn to anyone who wished to go but was unable to, and they might have a different answer.
The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the one of the most exciting events in the Order of the Arrow. However, when thousands of Arrowmen converge onto a college campus, it takes a lot of planning and logistics. For this very reason, each lodge picks a youth and adult cont
Many lodges across the country have different traditions for raising money to host activities for their members. Some have Christmas tree lots during the holidays and others hold spaghetti dinners. Some lodges, however, have less traditional and more unique traditions for raising funds.