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Members of the Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge

As part of the 100th Anniversary celebration of the Order of the Arrow, our lodge has an opportunity to look back into our history and recognize those who have helped to make our lodge great by nominating a number of them to be recognized with a National Award during a banquet at the National Conference in August, 2015.

Purpose: The Centurion Award aims to highlight “Hometown Heroes,” or Arrowmen who have meaningfully contributed to the forming, maturing and ongoing operational excellence of their local council’s lodge, and who, in doing so, inspired others to follow in their footsteps.

Click here to download the nomination form - Download the FAQ's about this award here. 

Criteria: Each nominee must be designated as either a youth or 

Read more: Centurion Award


From August 3-8, 2015, Order of the Arrow members from around the country will have the unique opportunity to gather together at Michigan State University and celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Arrow at the National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC). Over 10,000 Arrowmen will come together to celebrate the best that the OA has to offer. This six-day adventure is unlike any other event in Scouting, and is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity! 

Thank you for your interest in the 2015 NOAC to be held in August of 2015. At this time our contingent is full, if you would like to add your name to the waiting list please contact Kim Wilkerson at 615-383-9724 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fill out a 2015 NOAC scholorship form here

If you have signed up for NOAC and would like to pay on your balance, log in here

A typical NOAC day covers all aspects of the OA. In the morning, you can pick your choice of world-class training sessions covering topics from 

Read more: NOAC 2015


NOAC 2012 Road SignArrowmen,
NOAC is just around the corner.  We will have important information out to contingent members soon.  In the meantime, be sure to save the date for the mandatory NOAC contingent meeting on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 at the Olson OA Lodge.  This meeting will be held in conjunction with the final Wednesday Night Summer Camp Crackerbarrel.  

Please note that all payments in full are now due. Please make your final payments to the council office. If you have any questions about what you still owe, please contact Kim Wilkerson at the scout office, 615-383-9724.  Contingent members who are not paid in full by June 1 are at risk for having their spot

Read more: NOAC 2012 Contingent Information


Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge recently sent 76 members to the 2012 National Order of the Arrow Conference at Michigan State University. The theme for the week was "Together We Leave a Legacy" which focused on brotherhood and working together to make a better organization and leaving a legacy.
Our 60 Arrowman strong contingent and 16 conference staff members joined with nearly 7000 other Arrowmen from across the country. There was plenty of activities and training sessions to attend. Every morning we had the opportunity to attend classes ranging from Planning your Eagle Project, Scuba, to running a 5K. However;

Read more: NOAC 2012 - United, We Leave a Legacy


web-banner-4The Lodge is pleased to announce that a limited number of partial scholarships are available through the Calvin Hughes NOAC Scholarship Fund for youth Arrowmen to be a part of the Lodge's NOAC 2012 Contingent.  A scholarship application form is available here.  Scholarships awards are based on need, with a preference for applicants with active participation in chapter and lodge activities and who are likely to continue to serve as an active youth member of the Lodge.  Scholarship recipients are expected to pay a portion of the conference fee and should put down a deposit and submit a NOAC contingent reservation form with their scholarship application.

NOAC is an awesome experience that every Arrowman should attend.  The Calvin Hughes NOAC Scholarship Fund is designed to help committed Arrowmen from all backgrounds experience NOAC.


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