Alertness to the needs of others is the mark of the Vigil Honor. It calls for an individual with an unusual awareness of the possibilities within each situation.
The Vigil Honor is the highest honor that the Order of the Arrow can bestow upon its members for service to lodge, council, and Scouting. Membership cannot be won by a person's conscious endeavors.
The Vigil Honor is a high mark of distinction and recognition reserved for those Arrowmen who, by reason of exceptional service, personal effort, and unselfish interest, have made distinguished contributions beyond the immediate responsibilities of their position of office to one or more of the following:
Under no circumstances should tenure in Scouting or the Order of the Arrow be considered as reason enough for a Vigil Honor recommendation.
Any member of the Order of the Arrow registered in Scouting and in good standing in a regularly chartered lodge is eligible for recommendation to the National Order of the Arrow Committee for elevation to the Vigil Honor provided that, at the time of the recommendation, the individual has been a Brotherhood member for a minimum of two years.
2015 Vigil Nomination Form (paper)
2015 Vigil Nomination Form (online)
This form must be received at the Atlanta Area Council office by Sunday, February 1, 2015
Arrowman Service Award
Commemorate our organization’s centennial by working to complete the Arrowman Service Award!
The purpose of the Arrowman Service Award (ASA) is to encourage Arrowmen to recommit themselves to the ideals of the Order, increase their level of service to their local unit and council, and participate in the 100th anniversary celebration of the OA. The award will have three categories of criteria with various requirements that Arrowmen can complete. These include components on personal growth, service to Scouting, and participation in the centennial celebration. Those completing the prescribed requirements will receive a patch that can be worn on the Order of the Arrow sash.
OA Conference (NOAC) 2015
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. Over 10,000 Arrowmen from across our nation gather for an inspirational and unforgettable experience full of fellowship, training, adventure, and fun!
During NOAC, Arrowmen will participate in a six-day conference which includes top notch training sessions, cool recreational opportunities, evening shows full of theatrics and special effects, and exciting programs.
Egwa Tawa Dee 2015 NOAC fundraiser/promotional flap. This flap may be purchased at the Atlanta Area Council Program Center for $3.00. The funds from these flaps will help scouts attend the National OA Conference (NOAC)
September 25 and Saturday, September 26, 2015
Find those good items for your collection. Buy hard to find wonderful Scouting gifts from some of the Nation’s top Scout Memorabilia Dealers. There will be free trading tables that may be used by anyone when the auction is not in process. (No selling from these tables.)Have your old Scouting items appraised for free by the Scout Memorabilia Dealers. See Great displays of huge Scout Collections, old uniforms, coins, medals, patches, books, etc. The Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge Trading Post will be set-up with new 2015 items. The Nation’s largest Scout Shop will be open just across the hall on Saturday. Have your Boy Scouts work on Collections Merit badge and meet requirement 3-C and other requirements at this event.
Visit our Lodge website: www.aacegwa.org for any updated information
All money raised goes to our Camperships Fund to help Scouts!
If you have any questions or want to donate items for the auction, please contact: Bruce Lafitte, email@example.com, 404-697-8994
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Last Updated 01/22/15