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Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Lodge 40 of the Order of the Arrow


The Order of the Arrow

Scouting’s National Honor Society

For more than 90 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.  This recognition provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well.  Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long term resident camping, and providing cheerful service to others.  OA service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults are models of quality leadership development and programming that enrich and help to extend Scouting to America's youth. 

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NOAC congent meeting Recently Added Content

All contingent members should make every effort to attend. Youth member, please invite your parents to join us as there will be information they will need to know.

Order of the Arrow C-7 Section Conclave Recently Added Content

On April 17-19 the C-7 section will be holding its annually conclave. The theme for the event is "Kindling The Fire". Early fees end on March 25. There is also a $5 discount for all member before March 25, use coupon code "makaja15"!

2015 Order of the Arrow Spring Fellowship Recently Added Content

On May 2, 2015 the Lodge will be holding its annual Spring Fellowship and Lodge Officer Elections. This will also be the first Brotherhood event for the 2015 year. If you have been and Ordeal member for 10 months you can complete Brotherhood at this event.

2015 OA Chapter/District Crossover request form

Here you will find the crossover team request form for each chapter.

Order of the Arrow New Member Elections

The Lodge will be holding new member election for the 2015 year. Election start in January 2015 and MUST be complete by April 1, 2015.

2015 Order of the Arrow Dues

It is time to pay your 2015 OA dues. Here is information on how to pay your 2015 OA Lodge dues.

2015 OA Conservation Corps

Dead line to submit will be March 18. 2015. An opportunity for Arrowmen of Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Lodge 40 to provide service to Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Scout Reservation and experience one of the High Adventure programs at Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan Scout Reservation.

2015 Arrowman Service Award

Arrowman in the Order of the Arrow lodge will be able to commemorate our organization’s centennial by working to complete the Arrowman Service Award. This award, which some are referring to as “the sash patch,” will be recognized as one of the few patches that have ever been approved by the national Order of the Arrow committee to be worn on an OA sash.

When to wear the OA Sash

Do you know when you should and should not wear the OA sash? This will help you determine "when to and not to" wear the sash.

Order of the Arrow Lodge WEB site

Come Visit the Lodges WEB Site. Here you can find updates on the Lodge and Chapters, events, and more.

OA Store

Come check out the new online OA trading post. You will be able to purchase OA items here.

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