The following resources are displayed in categories by program area. As resources may be available in several formats, click the desired format to download the appropriate file.

Adviser Guides

  • Staff Adviser Guide (PDF)
  • The Conclave Experience… Conclave Best Practices Guide (PDF)
  • Chapter Adviser’s Monthly Planner Template (PDF | DOC)


  • Elangomat Guidebook (PDF | DOC)
  • Generic Lodge Callout (PDF | DOC)

Journey to Excellence

  • Lodge Journey To Excellence Guidebook (PDF)
  • Chapter Journey To Excellence Workbook (XLSX)Updated

Lodge History Development

  • How To Get Started(PDF)
  • Assembling Artifacts (PDF)

OA and the Unit

  • Generic Unit Leader’s Guidebook (PDF | DOC)
  • The OA/Unit Relationship (PDF | DOC)

Service Guides

  • Lodge Cub Scout Service Guide (PDF)

Southern Standard

  • 2020 Southern Standard (PDF)
  • 2019 Southern Standard (PDF)
  • 2017 Southern Standard (PDF)
  • 2016 Southern Standard (PDF)

We Support Camping

  • OA Camp Coordinator (OACC) Flyer (PDF)
  • We Support Camping Award Criteria (PDF)
  • We Support Camping Award Petition (Online Form)
  • We Support Camping Award Previous Recipients (PDF)