New Officer Handbooks

Changes have been made to the Order of the Arrow’s guidebooks. The Field Operations Guide was renamed the Field Operations Handbook, and the Guide for Officers and Advisers was renamed the Handbook for Officers and Advisers. These documents have been updated from “guides” to “handbooks” because they contain specific rules and requirements the national committee […]

NOAC 2024

NOAC 2024 will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder from July 29 to August 3, 2024! For more information, contact your lodge’s NOAC Champion or see the web site:

Conclave 2022 Guest

Section G4 is excited to announce the Gateway Region Chief, Dirk Smelser, as a special guest at this year’s conclave. Meet Dirk at Conclave… April 29-May 1, 2022, Camp Rockefeller, Damascus, AR. Register or More Info

Newsletter Feb, ’22

Our very first Section G4 newsletter is available here! G4 Newsletter 202202    

Welcome to Section G4

Tomorrow is Today! Our same 8 lodges are now in OA Section G4, part of the new Gateway Region. We’re excited to invite you to our Section Conclave, April 30-May 1, 2022. See prior post for details. Our officers can be reached at,,, along with and Our new Gateway Region […]

COVID Membership Allowances, 12/21/21

December 21, 2021: Update to Temporary Covid Policy Modifications Changed the Temporary Covid Policy Modifications: Virtual camping will no longer count towards OA eligibility and the previous camping requirement, which includes a long-term camp of five (5) consecutive nights, is reinstituted, effective January 1, 2022.  Any virtual camping nights completed before January 1, 2022 may be […]

Momentum Resources

Momentum Updates The Momentum: Discover, Launch! and Spark! events were great. Registered participants can look back at the archives; Yes, you can still register: It was used to showcase and explain several operational updates, including: New Election Video Resources for Reemerging from COVID-19 Updated OA Event CORONAVIRUS guidance, (Virtual election, In person and virtual […]

2021 Leadership Promotions

Congratulations to Nick Morey, chosen as the SOUTHERN REGION CHIEF for the 2021 term. From Ma-Nu Lodge, Nick was the 2019 Ma-Nu Lodge Chief and our Section Chief for 2020 and 2020-2021. Elections for SR-8 Section Chief for the remainder of the 2021 term will be held via virtual COC call on Sunday, January 24th, […]

National Leadership Seminar / DYLC 2021

National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend conference focusing on the skills and characteristics of leadership. It is intended primarily to enhance the leadership skills of the Order of the Arrow’s key youth and adult members, as they seek to improve their service to the Boy Scouts of America and the greater community. Sept 24-26, […]