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The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend training program focusing on leadership development.
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2020 Western Region Chief

Gavin is a Eagle Scout and Vigil Honor member of Spe-Le-Yai Lodge.

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2020 OA Service Grant Recipient

One of the four fold purposes of the Order of the Arrow is “to crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others.” It is with this spirit of cheerful service to others that the Order proudly offers the matching service grant program.

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Wyoming NLS/DYLC Material

With the Wyoming NLS and DYLC approaching quickly, we need the lodge’s help to promote this fantastic event.

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OA Hackathon

All members of the Order of the Arrow, regardless of technical skill, are invited to attend the 2019 OA Hackathon. Learn how to promote this amazing event!

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Region Website Hosting

The Communications Committee to proud to announce that sections can now request web hosting! Find out more!

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National Historian Summit

The Historian Summit will be held June 9-15 at Philmont. You can find out more at https://historiansummit.com/

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Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants.  For 2019, 15 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $34,500 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.

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Antonyo Mitchell elected 2019 Western Region Chief

Our 2019 Western Region Chief is Antonyo Mitchell! Antonyo hails from Sikhs Mox Lamonti Lodge, Section W-1N in Everett Washington. Antonyo studies Cellular Biology at the University of Washington, and enjoys photography. Please join us in congratulating him!

Statement from the SURGE Team

For more information regarding the future of the SURGE program, please read the following notice.

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NOAC Q&A with Jordan Jefferis

“Have you ever been to a NOAC before?”

“I have been to one previous NOAC and that was the 2015 NOAC. I can honestly say that attending NOAC was the reason that I stayed in the scouting program. I met so many new people from my lodge and they ended up encouraging me to run for a lodge vice position and that is how I got started with leadership roles in the OA. I cannot even imagine where I would be if I had not gone to NOAC 2015.”

“What was your favorite experience from your NOAC?”

“My favorite experience was probably the Gathering of Eagle Scouts that was held at NOAC. We all got two challenge coins and I gave one to a kid that I had met in a training while there and the other to a kid in my troop and just this year I got to attend his Eagle Court of Honor. It was cool to see the lasting impact that just one event can have in many lives.”
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