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Order of the Arrow



Order of the Arrow Thunder Hawk Chapter

  • Questions – contact Matthew Miller - Troop 584 Order of Arrow representative
  • Scouting’s national honor society
Youth members (Arrowmen) must hold First Class Scout rank; they are elected by all youth members of the troop, based on their Scouting spirit and camping ability. The aim of the Order of the Arrow is to promote the outdoor program and service to Scouting.
    • Chapter Meetings
      • Location: Derren–Huff Scout House (across from Taylor HS, adjacent to St. Peter's Methodist Church)
      • Held Monthly: 3rd Thursday of the month
      • Time: 7 - 8:30 pm 

Event Descriptions:

    • Fall Pow Wow
Arrowmen from our council to enjoy fun, fellowship, and competitions. The lodge plans some amazing events to celebrate the heritage we have and the foundations we will lay for the future.

    • American Indian Weekend:

This is the weekend arrowmen learn about the customs and traditions of the American Indian. The event will be open to all scouts however there will be a limit on the number that may attend so register early. It will be a weekend full of Native American crafts, ceremonial training, individual dance style training and singing. There will also be invited guest from the National American Indian Activities Committee, along with some Native American guests. Craft vendors will also be present at AIW where items can be purchased to help begin or complete any project. 

    • Spring Fellowship:

is a one-day event full of fun and service and Lodge elections held at Camp Strake. The day starts with Arrowmen giving back in cheerful service to the camp. The afternoon includes fun events, exciting activities, ceremony competitions, dance competitions, crafts, singing, drumming, regalia building, and a few surprises too!!!!

    • David Hinds Memorial Training: 
Is a dynamic annual training event, to learn more about the OA and Colonneh Lodge and how to become a better leader. Youth and Adult training classes include leadership development, event planning, tools needed to improve chapters, and communication skills to name a few. This training is open to all Arrowmen.

    • OA Banquet
A night of celebration to recognize award winners and celebrate the past year’s accomplishments.  Arrowmen gather to look back at all of fun that was had over the past year.

  • Section Conclave: 
Scouts from Lodges all over Texas and SE Louisiana have a blast participating in the numerous special events, games, food, fun, ceremony and dance competitions, awesome shows, LOTS of patch trading and so much more.

  • NOAC: 
Order of the Arrow members from around the country have the unique opportunity to get together at the National Order of the Arrow Conference ("NOAC"). Over 7,000 Arrowmen will come together for have fun, learn new things, and celebrate the best the OA has to offer. This six-day adventure is unlike any other event in Scouting, and only OA members can participate.