The Green Bar Bill Hillcourt Foundation and the Order of the Arrow will grant a limited number of scholarships to assist youth Arrowmen committed to serving the OA and Scouting as members of the Operation Arrow staff.
A limited number of adult roles will be available on the Operation Arrow team as an adviser with one of our three primary program areas. In addition to this, the Order of the Arrow will enhance the overall jamboree experience with two adult-only staffs, the Aerial Sports Team and the Medical Transport Corps.
We’re excited to welcome you to what will be the largest-ever Order of the Arrow staff at a jamboree. While the summer of 2017 may seem like a long time from now, we wanted to begin sharing some critical information through the Operation Arrow Pulse. This internal staff bulletin will be distributed quarterly through the end of 2016 and more frequently as we approach the jamboree. We’ll share key updates, give you a glimpse into our planning efforts, and provide updates on the overall jamboree program.
What is Operation Arrow and how do I learn more information about it?
Familiarize yourself with important travel information to and from the jamboree.
In 2017, the Indian Village will return to lead an informative and engaging cultural journey. For those staffing this program area, click here for several updates from our leadership team.
Since the jamboree moved to the Summit Bechtel Reserve, the OA has utilized the Indian Village as a unique opportunity to reach every participant on a more intimate level.
The Jamboree Shows Team is actively looking for Scouts and Scouters to serve as actors and stage managers.
Our national chief and vice chief welcome you to what will be the largest-ever Order of the Arrow staff at a jamboree with a special message.
Learn more about how you will have an opportunity to experience more of wild and wonderful West Virginia during the jamboree.
The OA exhibit will share the story of the OA in intriguing ways at the 2017 National Jamboree. Discover what to expect at this unique portion of the jamboree experience here.
Operation Arrow, the OA’s largest service initiative yet, will have a major presence at NEXT: A New Century. Find out how to #FuelScoutingsAdventure here!
Discover how the Trek Guides will introduce an opportunity for Scouts to join National Geographic Fellow Paul Salopek on his 21,000-mile worldwide trek.
More than 750 youth Arrowmen will answer the call to serve in Operation Arrow by staffing one of the Order of the Arrow program areas at the National Scout Jamboree, which include the Service Corps, Trek Guides and Indian Village.
Looking for essentials to pack as you prepare to #FuelScoutingsAdventure in 2017? One Project 2013 alumni shares his insight on a trusted advisor for all types of weather: a rain jacket.
Looking for essentials to pack as you prepare to #FuelScoutingsAdventure in 2017? One Project 2013 alumni advocates for an important item that will keep you hydrated in all types of weather: a water bottle.
Looking for essentials to pack as you prepare to #FuelScoutingsAdventure in 2017? One Project 2013 alumni wants to ensure that all Operation Arrow staff members bring an important item that will keep their feet happy and healthy: a pair of sturdy hiking boots.
Looking for essentials to pack as you prepare to #FuelScoutingsAdventure in 2017? One item of critical importance when attending an extended camping or hiking trip is none other than a durable flashlight.
In 1950, the OA Service Corps led a very small staff of 36 Arrowmen to provide service to the national Scout jamboree. Over the last 67 years, the OA has significantly expanded its role from just these few dedicated Arrowmen to over 200 Arrowmen serving the jamboree.
Throughout the 2017 National Jamboree, each unit will have the unique opportunity to experience the Arrowmen-led trek on one of five days. Learn more about the responsibilities of Trek Guides, one of the three main program areas of Operation Arrow, here.
Several supporting teams will work together in the Operation Arrow headquarters throughout the 2017 National Jamboree. Discover what to expect from these interdependent teams here.
In December, section chiefs from around the country elected the youth leaders who will plan and execute Operation Arrow, the OA’s massive service effort at the 2017 National Jamboree. Learn more about our youth leadership team here.