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General

Lodge Rules - PDF

Current policies and guidlines for Lodge and Chapter officers

Chapter Operations Guide - PDF

Chapter operations guide. National publication.

Guide for Officers and Advisers - PDF

Officers operations guide. National publication

OA Representative Support Pack - PDF

OA Rep job description and support resourses. National publication.

Letterhead (Modern) Template - DOC

This letterhead template can be used for most Order of the Arrow correspondence and business.

Letterhead Retro Template - DOC

This letterhead template can be used for most Order of the Arrow correspondence and business.

Cahuilla Lodge Officer Candidacy Form - PDF

Mandatory for Lodge Officer candidates

Award Nominations

Brotherhood Scorecard - PDF

This form should be completed by all eligible Brotherhood candidates.

Brotherhood Requirements - DOC

Here are the requirements for Brotherhood collected from the book and around the web to help mentor your Brotherhood candidates.

Vigil Nomination Form - PDF

This form is used to nominate eligible Brotherhood members for the Vigil Honor. Any active member of the Lodge, no matter the Honor, can complete this form. It should be turned in to the Vigil Honor Chief or his Adviser.

Ted Green Arrowmen of the Year Award - PDF

This form is used to nominate members for the Ted Green Arrowman of the Year Award. Any active member can complete this form. It should be turned in to the selected Chairperson, his Adviser, or designees.

Founders Award Nomination Form - PDF

This form is used to nominate members for the Founder's Award. Any active member can complete this form. It should be turned in to the selected Founder's Award Chairperson, his Adviser, or designees.

John Mulkern Memorial Award - PDF

This nomination form can be completed by any registered OA member within Cahuilla Lodge.

Order of the Arrow Unit Excellence Award - PDF

Polices for awarding the new OA Unit Excellence Award.

1st Year Arrowman Award - PDF

New Version for 2021

Chapter Elections

What is the Order of the Arrow - PDF

This form can be handed out to unit leaders and adults who want to know about the Order of the Arrow.

Election Team Checklist - PDF

This form will help the elections team organize and perform unit OA elections.

Youth Candidate Election Form - PDF

This form is used during a Troop or Team election for youth membership. Updated for 2019

Order of the Arrow Election Video - Small - MP4

This video presentation can be used at the election to help scouts and parents get a better understanding of the Order of the Arrow.
Small 720X576

Order of the Arrow Election Video - MAC - MOV

This video presentation can be used on a MAC if the other videos have issues.

Order of the Arrow Election Video - Large - MP4

This video presentation can be used at the election to help scouts and parents get a better understanding of the Order of the Arrow.
Large 1920X1080

Closed Caption File for Election Video - SRT

Closed caption file for use while playing the election video

Camping Promotion

Camping Promotion Visitation Worksheet - PDF

This worksheet should be completed after every camping promotion unit visitation. Any member can complete the worksheet. It should be turned in to the Chapter Chief, or Lodge Secretary. Worksheets should be appended to the Monthly Chapter Report.

Camping Promotion Slideshow - PPS

This presentation can be used as part of your camping promotion visit. Feel free to use your own pictures and make this presentation your own to fit the troops you visit.

Camping Promotion Slideshow - High Adventure - PPT

This presentation is larger and contains more pictures from the High Adventure bases.

Where to go Camping Guide - PDF

2021 Edition

Chapter Reporting

Monthly Chapter Report - PDF

This report should be completed monthly by the Chapter Chief or his representative and turned in to the Lodge Secretary at the Lodge Executive Committee (LEC) Meeting.

Service Hours Guidelines - PDF

Polices for reporting service hours.

Service Project Worksheet - PDF

This worksheet should be completed after every eligible service project. Any member can complete the worksheet. It should be turned in to the Chapter Chief or Lodge Secretary. Worksheets should be appended to the Monthly Chapter Report.

Ceremonies

Effective Ceremonies - PPT

Presentation from LLDC on how to perfect your ceremonies.

Elangomat Nimat Program - PDF

This program plan book help give you the knowledge to assist in implementing the Nimat program. password protected

Pre Ordeal Ceremony Evaluation - PDF

Evaluation form for the Pre Ordeal ceremony. The password is the Admonition of the Order (in all lower case letters, no spaces, no quotes, no punctuation)

Ordeal Ceremony Evaluation - PDF

Evaluation form used for the Ordeal ceremony. The password is the Admonition of the Order (in all lower case letters, no spaces, no quotes, no punctuation)

Brotherhood Ceremony Evaluation - PDF

Evaluation form for the Brotherhood ceremony. The password is the answer to Allowat's Question in the Brotherhood Ceremony (in all lower case letters, no spaces, no quotes, no punctuation)

Vigil Ceremony Evaluation - PDF

Evaluation form for the Pre Vigil ceremony. The password is the watchwords of the Vigil (in all lower case letters, no spaces, no quotes, no punctuation)

Program Guides

Building a Great Chapter - PDF

The purpose of this booklet is to provide some insight into the things that increase and decrease activity and participation in local Order of the Arrow chapters.

Chapter Assistance Program - PDF

The program is designed to strengthen our chapters by providing the necessary resources and facilitating collaboration among the chapters for ensuring their success.

Unit Representative Support Pack - PDF

Unit Representative Support Pack

Budgetary Forms

Event Budget Form - XLS

This form should be completed at least ninety (90) days before every activity. It should be turned in to the Treasurer, Finance Chairperson, their Advisers, or the Lodge Staff Adviser.

Purchase Order Request Form - XLS

With approval from the Lodge Adviser and Staff Adviser, this form can be turned in when a purchase Order is required for procurement of products or materials. Non-functional expenses should be approved by the Lodge Executive Committee (LEC).