Southern Region Order of the Arrow

(Source: southern.oa-bsa.org)

Florida NLS & DYLC CANCELLED

With the approach of Hurricane Irma and out of concern for the safety of affected Arrowmen, the decision has been made to cancel this weekend’s (Sept 8-10) National Leadership Seminar (NLS) and Developing Youth Leadership Conference (DYLC) scheduled for the Life...

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Spirit of Excellence – Are We There Yet

In this fourth edition of the Spirit of Excellence, we will take a look at strategies for success at summer camp. With a busy summer ahead, now is the best time to refresh your data in LodgeMaster and get on track for JTE Gold! ReadRead More...Powered by...

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Congratulations to our Awards Recipients!

Congratulations to the following lodges in the Southern Region on their achievements!   E. Urner Goodman Camping Award Unalai’Yi Lodge Coastal Garolina Council #550 Charleston, SC   Wewanoma Lodge Rio Grande Council #775 Harlingen, TX   National Service Award...

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We Support Camping Award Celebrates Record Year

The Southern Region’s annual We Support Camping Award was created in 2012 for the 2013 program year.  The award’s purpose is to encourage and incentivize lodges to sharpen their focus on camping support within their council.  The award is designed to be challenging,...

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Why Wachipi?

Arrowmen across the country are asking about Wachipi, the American Indian Seminar held on June 6th-10th, 2017 at the Philmont Training Center. Many are aware of the rich history that American Indian Activities (AIA) has in our Order but what’s so special about this...

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March Chiefly Speaking

In the past few years, I have gained an appreciation for just how large the Order of the Arrow really is.  With over 170,000 members across over 250 lodges around the world, it is no surprise that our organization is able to provide several opportunitiesRead...

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National Leadership Seminar Testimonial

  By Matthew Bobzien Anthony Peluso is from Virginia Beach, VA and a member of Blue Heron Lodge in Section SR-7A. He currently serves as Section Chief and has previously served as Lodge Chief. In April 2015, he attended the National Leadership Seminar (NLS) andRead...

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Day in the Life: Region Communications Coordinator

By Brendan Switts   Our region communications committee is lead by Coordinator Reed Powell from SR-5, but what does he even do? Let’s take a look at what a normal Friday before a section conclave means for him.   5:00 AM – Reed starts hisRead More...Powered by...

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Spirit of Excellence – Pathways to Success

We are excited to present the second installment in our JTE messages of the Spirit of Excellence Program. It is our hope that each of you found the last issue helpful. This month’s edition is themed “Pathways to Success” and has been built to help presentRead...

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Spirit of Excellence Program

With a new year ahead, this is the prime time to take a look back at your lodge’s Journey To Excellence (JTE) data and plan ahead for the future. This year, we are proud to introduce the Southern Region Order of the Arrow’s Spirit ofRead More...Powered by...

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2017 Lodge Service Grant Recipients Announced

Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants.  For 2017, 31 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant...

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Southern Standard 2016

The Southern Region is proud to release the Southern Standard, a yearbook showcasing event photos and summaries from 2016. Relive all the best moments that took place at national, regional, section events and more! We’ve created three different versions (all contain...

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