The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend training program focusing on leadership development.

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2017 Western Region Chief
Manué Lopez

Manué is from the Orange County Council in Aliso Viejo, CA. He is an Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Wiatava Lodge.

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The Developing Youth Leaders Conference (DYLC) focuses on the tools every adult needs to mentor and develop our outstanding youth leaders.

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Your Western Region

Letter from an Arrowman

I am very excited about the centennial anniversary of the Order of the Arrow. As a younger Arrowman, I am looking forward to what the OA has to offer in the next 100 years.

National Leadership Seminar

Have you been to an LLD and experienced the best leadership training your lodge has to offer? Perhaps you’ve also gotten leadership training or experience through other Scout programs, or through your school or job. If so, the Order of the Arrow offers a perfect next step for you.


4 months and counting. ArrowTour is now moving into the final stages of planning: and the 35 stop, 6 week tour will be coming to a city near you soon!

Phoenix NLS Registration is Open

Are you prepared to further your leadership skills and #TakeTheLead? Join us on April 10th in Phoenix, Arizona for a weekend of fun activities, great people, and lessons in all things leadership!

2015 Western Region Chief

Nathan Lee, Section Chief from Section W-1N, has been elected as our 2015 Western Region Chief!

Centennial National Chief Elected!

Alex Call from the Southern Region has been elected your 2015 National Order of the Arrow Chief! Alex Call is from Lubbock, Textas and was previously the SR 2-3 South Section Chief. We are excited to see Alex’s leadership at the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference!

Centennial NOAC Theme

The centennial NOAC theme has been announced! The upcoming 2015 NOAC theme is “It Starts With Us”!

Los Angeles NLS a Success

Last weekend Arrowmen from across California and the Western Region joined together at Forest Lawn Scout Reservation for the first Western Region National Leadership Seminar of 2014!

Go For Gold: Section W-6W Leadership Retreat

The Section W-6W leadership met on March 21-23, 2014 for their annual Section Leadership Retreat (SLR) at Camp Fiesta Island in sunny San Diego, California. The SLR is a fun-filled weekend where the section leadership comes together for Conclave planning, training, and team bonding.

National Leadership Seminar

The Western Region has 3 NLS training opportunities in 2017: May 5-7 in Salt Lake City, October 8-10 in Portland and November 10-12 in Tokyo.

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Developing Youth Leadership Conference

The Western Region has 2 DYLC training opportunities in 2017: May 5-7 in Salt Lake City and October 8-10 in Portland.

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Operation Arrow

Over 750 youth Arrowmen will serve on one of three primary OA program areas at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree: the Service Corps, the Trek Guides and the Indian Village.

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