Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region
to receive matching service grants. For 2018, 27 lodges in councils across the nation
were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA
Service Grant program.

The following grants were awarded within the Western Region:
Es-Kaielgu Lodge of the Inland Northwest Council, headquartered in Spokane,
Washington will receive $3,000 to construct a crafts pavilion at Camp Easton.
Chumash Lodge of the Los Padres Council, headquartered in Santa Barbara, California,
will receive $1,900 to rebuild a garden of native plants with labels after damage from
the Whittier Fire.

Tannu Lodge of the Nevada Area Council, headquartered in Reno, Nevada, will receive
$1,200 to construct a nature shed at Camp Fleischmann.

Wiatava Lodge of the Orange County Council, headquartered in Santa Ana, California,
will receive $1,000 to rebuild the Blue and Gold and Court of Honor Patio at Oso Lake
Scout Camp.

Ohlone Lodge of the Pacific Skyline Council, headquartered in Foster City, California,
will receive $1,400 for improvements to the Troop Services Building at Cutter Scout
Reservation.

Ha-Kin-Skay-A-Ki Lodge of the Pikes Peak Council, headquartered in Colorado Springs,
Colorado will receive $4,000 to construct a new archery range at Camp Alexander.
Congratulations to all lodges selected and thank you for your service!