201401 Order of the Arrow Elections

posted Jan 19, 2014, 6:57 AM by Dave Collins   [ updated Jan 31, 2014, 3:41 AM ]
Jan 30th Meeting - Order of the Arrow Elections  

The OA is Scouting’s National Honor Society. Connecticut Yankee Council’s local lodge is Owaneco Lodge 313.  Scouts are elected to the Order by their fellow troop members, following approval by the Scoutmaster.


Registered member of a Boy Scout troop and hold First Class rank. The youth must have experienced 15 days of Boy Scout camping during the 2 year period prior to the election. The camping must include one, but no more than one, long-term camp consisting of six consecutive days and five nights of resident camping, under standards of the Boy Scouts of America. The balance of the camping must be overnight, weekend, or other short-term camps.  

New members will attend one induction weekend, three options May, June, and Sept. See the CYC OA Chapter website www.owaneco.org for additional information.