Members Handbook

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Lodge Member's Handbook, Revised 2010. This booklet is intended to be a supplement to the Order of the Arrow Handbook. Please read the OA Handbook, then the information presented here will make more sense and help you take advantage of the membership opportunities the Ini-To Lodge Provides. DOWNLOAD YOUR COPY

The content includes:

  • Tips for New Arrowmen

  • Journey to Brotherhood
  • Lodge Organization Chart
  • Lodge Officers
  • Chapter Information
  • Lodge Committees
  • Where do I fit in???
  • OA Troop Representative
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Lodge Bead Program
  • Lodge Rules and By-Laws
  • Lodge Memorabilia
  • Adult role
  • Chapter Achievement Award
  • Lodge Web Site
  • NIMAT Award
  • Sample Brotherhood letter

Order of the Arrow Handbook #34996, Revised 2012 [NOAC Special Edition Cover]. 

This is the main handbook for OA members. It includes basic information all members should know, and reflects current policies.  Available from the BSA National Supply Division, it must be ordered through your local council. 

You can purchase a current copy at any Ini-To Lodge function during Trading Post hours. 

 Collectors of OA Handbooks may be interested in this OA Handbook checklist

1948 First Edition1950 edition1955 edition1961 edition1965 - 50th Anniversary special edition1968 edition

1973 edition1975 NOAC special edition1977 edition1985 - 75th anniversary of BSA special edition1986 edition1988 - NOAC special edition

1989 edition1990 - 75th anniversary of the OA special edition1991 edition1992 edition1992 - NOAC special edition1998 edition

2002 edition2007 edition2009 NOAC special edition


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The Flint River Council

Ini-To Lodge is composed of Order of the Arrow members who are registered

Scouts and Scouters in the Flint River Council.

We are located in central Georgia with our council office in Griffin.