The Southern Region’s annual We Support Camping Award recently celebrated the completion of its fifth year of council camping support, and it did so in record fashion. Created in 2012 for the 2013 program year, the award’s purpose is to encourage lodges to sharpen their
Congratulations to the following 22 Arrowmen of the Southern Region for being 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Service Award: ROBERT H. ANSTETT PATRICK S. BURTCHAELL ALEXANDER C. CALL RALPH C. “CRAIG” DAVIS (NATIONAL OA COMMITTEE MEMBER) BRADLEY J. ELLIS HARRISON D. FRY HUNTER N. JONES
Annually, the National OA Committee presents three national lodge recognitions to two lodges in each region. They are the National Service, E. Urner Goodman Camping, and OA Innovation Awards. To learn more about each award please check out our awards page here. The 2017 Southern Region
Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants. For 2018, 27 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.