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Our Events

The Order of the Arrow has a rich history of outstanding national events that are planned and executed by Arrowmen for Arrowmen. The next national event is the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference.


Wachipi is the Lakota word for dance, a gathering of people for fun and fellowship. That’s what Wachipi American Indian Seminar will be: Arrowmen from around the country will gather to celebrate, honor and learn about the Order of the Arrow’s rich history and tradition of the American Indian.

Jamboree 2017

NOAC 2018

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the premier event of the Order of the Arrow, and is Scouting's second-largest national event. In 2018, several thousand Arrowmen from across our nation are expected to gather at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. To learn more about NOAC, click here.

Events Archive

Some of the most exciting elements of the the Order of the Arrow program are the Order's spectacular national events. These provide excitement, inspiration, fun, and lasting benefit to OA members and Scouting. Relive the past national events below!