Q/A: E-mail of Vigil Selection ProcedureQ/A: Vigil CertificatesQ/A: Ceremonies Books OnlineQ/A: Obtaining Ceremonies by E-MailQ/A: The AdmonitionQ/A: Ordering Ceremonies BookletsQ/A: The Handclasp of the LodgeQ/A: OA Troop/Team Representative AdvisersQ/A: Can the position of OA Troop/Team Representative be used for BSA rank advancement?Q/A: Health and Medical ChecksQ/A: Dissolution of a LodgeQ/A: Wearing your Current OA Lodge’s FlapQ/A: Cub Den Leader Wearing a Lodge FlapQ/A: Age for OA ActivitiesQ/A: How to Pay Lodge DuesQ/A: Restarting Active OA MembershipQ/A: My old lodge does not exist anymoreQ/A: New Lodge Membership as an AdultQ/A: Old Membership RecordsQ/A: Is there a Lodge transfer form available?Q/A: How to verify old membershipQ/A: How to Change Membership to a New LodgeQ/A: Lone ScoutsQ/A: Number of Adult Recommendations per UnitQ/A: Adult Membership RequirementsQ/A: Resident Camping RequirementQ/A: Camping Requirement InterpretationQ/A: Future National Event Dates and LocationsQ/A: Founder’s Award ApplicationQ/A: Lodge Flaps on Venturing UniformsQ/A: OA Director’s AddressQ/A: Are any OA training materials available on-line?Q/A: Using Pictures from the National OA Web SiteQ/A: Verifying a Vigil Honor MemberQ/A: Font Size IssuesQ/A: Venturing Crew ElectionsQ/A: Arrowman Service Award: Adult Requirement QuestionQ/A: Web HostingQ/A: OA High Adventure Minimum Age RequirementQ/A: OA Logo Favorite IconQ/A: Links to the National OA Web SiteQ/A: Why the OA Logo was ChangedQ/A: Reprinting Web Site MaterialQ/A: Accessing Safeguarded MaterialQ/A: External Site LinksQ/A: Old Vigil RecordsQ/A: Personal contact informationQ/A: Is there a national Founder’s Award list?

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the Order of the Arrow programs and policies.

Q/A: Accessing Safeguarded Material

How can safe guarded materials on this site be accessed?

Q/A: Adult Membership Requirements

What are the requirements for an adult to become a member of the OA?

Q/A: Age for OA Activities

What is the cutoff age for youths and adults in OA Activities?

Q/A: Are any OA training materials available on-line?

Are any OA training materials available on-line?

Q/A: Arrowman Service Award: Adult Requirement Question

How can an adult meet the requirements for the Arrowman Service Award?

Q/A: Camping Requirement Interpretation

Who decides what camping activities qualify for OA eligibility?

Q/A: Can the position of OA Troop/Team Representative be used for BSA rank advancement?

Can the position of OA Troop/Team Representative be used for BSA rank advancement?

Q/A: Ceremonies Books Online

Where are online copies of the ceremonies booklets located?

Q/A: Cub Den Leader Wearing a Lodge Flap

Can I wear a lodge flap on my Cub Scout Den Leader uniform? 

Q/A: Dissolution of a Lodge

Can a lodge be dissolved?

Q/A: E-mail of Vigil Selection Procedure

Can you e-mail me the rules for the Vigil selection process?

Q/A: External Site Links

Can you add our organization's link to your site?

Q/A: Font Size Issues

Why does the menu bar font look small and hard for me to read?

Q/A: Founder’s Award Application

Were can I get application forms for the OA Founder's Award?

Q/A: Future National Event Dates and Locations

When and where will future national events be held?

Q/A: Health and Medical Checks

What is the policy for Health and Medical checks and forms for OA events?

Q/A: How to Change Membership to a New Lodge

How can I maintain my OA membership when transferring councils?

Q/A: How to Pay Lodge Dues

How do I pay my lodge dues?

Q/A: How to verify old membership

I am registering in a new lodge. How can I verify my past membership in the OA?

Q/A: Is there a Lodge transfer form available?

Is there a Lodge transfer form available?

Q/A: Is there a national Founder’s Award list?

Is there a list of people who have been recognized with the Founder's Award?

Q/A: Links to the National OA Web Site

Can we link our web site to yours?

Q/A: Lodge Flaps on Venturing Uniforms

Can lodge flaps be worn on the Venturing uniform?

Q/A: Lone Scouts

Can a Lone Scout become a member of OA?

Q/A: My old lodge does not exist anymore

My old lodge does not seem to exist anymore. What happened?

Q/A: New Lodge Membership as an Adult

As an Adult who became a member of the OA in another council as a youth, what lodge do I belong to now?

Q/A: Number of Adult Recommendations per Unit

How many adults can a unit recommend for OA membership?

Q/A: OA Director’s Address

What is the name and a method of contacting the National Executive Secretary/National Director?

Q/A: OA High Adventure Minimum Age Requirement

Are there any exceptions to the minimum age requirements for the OA High Adventure Programs?

Q/A: OA Logo Favorite Icon

Why does the OA logo appear in my favorites list?

Q/A: OA Troop/Team Representative Advisers

Can a Troop/Team Representative Adviser be under 21 years of age?

Q/A: Obtaining Ceremonies by E-Mail

Can you e-mail me a copy of the Ordeal ceremonies booklet?

Q/A: Old Membership Records

Is there a way to obtain old OA membership records?

Q/A: Old Vigil Records

Is there a national list of all Vigil honorees?

Q/A: Ordering Ceremonies Booklets

Can I order the Ordeal ceremony guide for my chapter?

Q/A: Personal contact information

Can you send me the email address or phone number for a national OA committee member?

Q/A: Reprinting Web Site Material

Is it possible to reprint material from the OA web site?

Q/A: Resident Camping Requirement

Where may resident camping occur for OA eligibility?

Q/A: Restarting Active OA Membership

If I was a member of the OA as a boy, am I a member now?

Q/A: The Admonition

I need to know the admonition for the Brotherhood requirements. Can you tell me what it is?

Q/A: The Handclasp of the Lodge

Are there different handclasps for each honor in the OA?

Q/A: Using Pictures from the National OA Web Site

Can I use pictures from the National OA Web Site?

Q/A: Venturing Crew Elections

Can Venturing Crews elect OA candidates?

Q/A: Verifying a Vigil Honor Member

Is it possible to verify member's Vigil Honor from the 1950's?

Q/A: Vigil Certificates

How can I get my Vigil certificate which was never given to me?

Q/A: Wearing your Current OA Lodge’s Flap

I became a member of the OA in another council as a youth, what lodge flap should I wear now?

Q/A: Web Hosting

Does the National OA Web Site offer web hosting?

Q/A: Why the OA Logo was Changed

Why did the Order of the Arrow change its logo?