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Order of the Arrow

Mission of  the Order of the Arrow (OA)

The mission of the Order of the Arrow is to fulfill its purpose as an integral part of the Boy Scouts of America through positive youth leadership under the guidance of selected capable adults.

Purpose of  the Order of the Arrow (OA)

As Scouting’s National Honor Society, our purpose is to:

Occoquan OA Chapter Officers, Advisers, and Contact Information (click here)







Chapter Meetings: the second Monday of every month at the Grace Baptist Church, 14242 Spriggs Rd, Woodbridge, VA 22193, beginning at 7:15 p.m.  (held in concert with the Occoquan District Roundtable).

Chapter Calendar (Click Here)

 Chapter Advisers & Contact Information

(Prior to Contacting One of the Below, Please Review Our FAQs; Your Question May Already Be Answered There)


Action Contact Email
To Schedule An OA Presentation For Your Unit Mr. Lou Rager
To Schedule An OA Election For Your Unit Mr. Lou Rager
To Schedule OA Participation For A Pack Arrow-of-Light Ceremony Mr. David Eoff
To Request / Coordinate OA Membership Information Mr. Tim Uecker
To Request Access To / Coordinate For OA Communications Resources Mr. Joe Webb
To Request OA Cook Crew Support Mr. John Pallansch
To Coordinate OA Health and Safety Issues Mr. Mike Ford
To Coordinate OA Financial Issues Mr. Andrew Scott
For All Other OA-Related Issues Not Detailed Above Mr. Jimmy Spoo
Mr. Joe Webb


OA and OA-Related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

General Information:

What is the Order of the Arrow (OA), what is its purpose, history, organization, and eligibility requirements?

What will the OA be doing in support of the 2017 National Jamboree?


Information For Existing Arrowmen:

How do I pay my annual OA dues and/or transfer my membership from a prior lodge?

What additional information exists for new Arrowmen?

When will the local chapters scheduled their Ordeal weekends?

What events does the Lodge sponsor?

Where do I find the Lodge calendar of events?

Where can I find OA-applicable forms and documents?

What is the Goshen Order of the Arrow Trail Crew (GOAT)?

What high adventure opportunities exist with the OA?


Information For Chapter Officers:

What awards and recognitions does the OA sponsor?

What best practices have been identified for the conduct of OA operations?

What is the Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) and when does it meet?

Where can I find Chapter and Unit election resources?

What resources exist to facilitate camp promotions?

What are the Lodge’s financial requirements of the Chapters?