The OA is the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The OA was created by E. Urner Goodman And Carroll A. Edison In 1915. The OA purpose is: Recognize those Scouts campers who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily live, to develop and maintain camping traditions and spirit, to promote Scout camping, and to crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others.
Members of the Arapahoe Chapter, from the Neuse Basin District were in attendance at the Spring Ordeal. There were a total of 44 New Arrowmen that obtain their Ordeal Membership and 14 were from Neuse Basin District. Troops: 13, 683, 584, and 1884 were represented. 35 Arrowmen obtain their brotherhood honor, 12 of which were from the Arapahoe Chapter.
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