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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! 

You can register for NOAC 2015 here. Need some help getting to NOAC 2015??? fill out a scholarship form.

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 

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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;

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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.


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



YES...You can still register for NOAC 2012

Just fill out the form below, and send in your full payment of $595 for youth, or $645 for adults. It is $50 more since the deadline has passed.... but you an still attend NOAC 2012.

Hurry before all the slots are filled.....

We hope that you will consider joining us for the 2012 National Order of the Arrow Conference at Michigan State University. NOAC is an awesome week of fun and fellowship with up to 10,000 of your fellow Arrowmen from across the country. Enjoy university life while you compete in intramural athletics and ceremonies, participate in unique training sessions, and take in all the sights and sounds the Order of the Arrow has to offer. Click here to download the registration form.  NOAC will take place on July 30-August 4, 2012.

The Lodge is taking reservations NOW!!! You only need to make a $25 deposit to reserve your spot on our 2012 contingent. The final cost is $545 for youth (under 21) and $595 for adults. This includes your conference fee, lodging, transportation, meals, and special contingent-only items. We are planning to spend a night at the Caribbean Cove Indoor Water Park and Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana. Your conference fee covers the cost of your room and admission to the water park.

We hope you consider making plans to come to NOAC in 2012. You won’t regret it!


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