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                                                                                                          Training Corner.                     OA Trail Crew
                                                                                                          Learn how to keep                    Commemorative
                                                                                                          an audience in the                   Video. Experience
                                                                                                          palm of your hand.                   Arrowmen building
                                                                                                                 see page 6                    the Vaca Trail at
                                                                                                                                               Philmont.
                                                                                                                                                      see page 8

                                                                                                          E. Urner Goodman                     E. Urner Goodman
                                                                                                          Scholarship                          Camping Award
                                                                                                          Recipients.                          Recipients. Lodges
                                                                                                          Scholarships bene-                   honored for excep-
                                                                                                          fit six entering pro-                tional dedication to
                                                                                                          fessional Scouting.                  camping program.
                                                                                                                  see page 3                           see page 3
    Order of the Arrow                              Boy Scouts of America
    Volume L, Issue 2                                                                                                                        June-August, 1998


                                           Lasting Memories Result
                                           from Report to the Nation
           by Brock Ostrander                       by Mat Milleson

     Crazy Horse Lodge. The Crazy              During the week of March 11
     Horse Lodge of the Black Hills        through 15, I had the esteemed
     Area Council, Rapid City, South       pleasure of visiting Washington,
     Dakota, completed a fund-rais-        D.C., with the Boy Scouts of
     er—sales of a special $10 flap.       America’s 1997 Report to the
     The proceeds went to building a       Nation delegation. Every year the
     cabin at the local Medicine           BSA sends representatives from
     Mountain Scout Ranch near             each area of its Scouting program
     Custer, South Dakota. Web page:       to present a report chronicling the
     www.geocities.com/yosemite/rapid      successes within the BSA to the
     s/4245/oa.htm                         dignitaries of our government.
                                               The seven youths who partici-
     Ku-Ni-Eh Lodge. The Ku-Ni-Eh          pated in the delegation are some of
     Lodge of the Dan Beard Council        the BSA’s finest. The Order of the
     is celebrating 60 years of OA in      Arrow was well represented since
     the Cincinnati, Ohio, area. Web       Sylvester Tan, the Southern Region
     page: www.bsa.net/oh/L145             Exploring president, is a member of    National Chief Mat Milleson presents President Bill Clinton with the 1997
                                           the Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge.                  Report to the Nation.
     Sebooney Okasucca Lodge.
     The Sebooney Okasucca Lodge               During our five days in            Supreme Court, CIA headquarters           Court building and the workings of
     of the Andrew Jackson Council         Washington, the delegation had the     and the Secret Service headquar-          a forensics lab. One of the high-
     has established its sixth camper-     opportunity to visit many of the       ters. Most of these tours were con-       lights of our trip was a tour of the
     ship fund. The funds generate         historic landmarks that characterize   ducted privately and provided us          Capitol led by Representative Ed
     over $1,000 annually for campers      our nation’s capital. Among these      the opportunity to see things not         Pease. As Sylvester Tan said, “We
     to attend summer camp. The            were our visits to the various mon-    usually open to the public such as        really got a chance to go behind the
     most recent fund honors Mike          uments, tours of the U.S. Capitol,     the basketball court in the Supreme
                                                                                                                                              see Report, page 6.
     Holcombe, lodge adviser
     1989–1997. Web page:
                                           Service Takes to the Water
                                                                                                                                  NOAC
     www.ajcbsa.org/oa

     Spe-Le-Yai Lodge. The Spe-Le-                  by Jason Accola               at the 1998 National Order of the
     Yai Lodge of the Verdugo Hills
                                                                                  Arrow Conference.
     Council in Glendale, California, is
     celebrating its 55th anniversary.
     Spe-Le-Yai is Shoshone for “song
                                               During the summers of 1999
                                           and 2000, the Order of the Arrow
                                                                                      Before the Northern Tier pro-
                                                                                  ject is kicked off in 1999, many                   OR
                                                                                                                                    BUST!
     of the coyote.” Section W-4A, of      will embark on a new program           details of the program have to be
     which Spe-Le-Yai is a part, is cel-   adventure at the Charles L.            planned. To become familiar with
     ebrating its 25th anniversary.        Sommers High Adventure Base            the Boundary Waters, a team of
     Tatanka-Anpetu-Wi Lodge. The          in Ely, Minnesota. Like the OA         experienced Arrowmen has been                      Check out the special
     Tatanka-Anpetu-Wi Lodge of the        Philmont Trail Crew, the               assembled to serve this summer                  two page section on
     Overland Trails Council, Grand        Northern Tier project will focus       on the Charles L. Sommers staff.                NOAC ‘98. See pages 4
     Island, Nebraska, will be buying      on cheerful service and fellow-        These Scouts will design the                    and 5 for information on:
     mountain bike equipment for a         ship. Arrowmen from across the         essential program elements that
     new hiking/mountain biking trail
                                           country will restore damaged           will be used in the upcoming
     being built at the council’s sum-                                                                                             · Activities
     mer camp. Several Arrowmen
                                           campsites, reconstruct worn            summers.                                         · American Indian
     and the council Scout executive       portages, and build new trails on          Arrowmen interested in fur-
                                                                                                                                       Activities
     took pies in the face to raise the    islands within the U.S.–Canadian       ther information regarding either
     money. They also held a special       Boundary Waters. During the two                                                         · Inductions and
                                                                                  participation or serving on the
     auction which raised $750 for         years of operation, the program                                                             Ceremonial Events
                                                                                  staff are encouraged to contact
     camperships. Web page:                will be open to any OA member                                                           · Trading Post
                                                                                  Jason Accola, 401 Montgomery
     gpvec.unl.edu/public/bsa/bsa.htm                                                                                              · Training
                                           between the ages of 16 to 20.          Ave., East Dubuque, IL 61025; e-
     Ti’ak Lodge. The Ti’ak Lodge of       Participant applications for the       mail accola@uiuc.edu.
                                           summer of 1999 will be available                                                       See you in Iowa!
                     see Nation, page 6.




      NOAC Committee Updates, page 4-5                    Chiefly Speaking, page 2                           National Tour Permit Information, page 5
      Ideas from Philmont, page 6                         Profiles in Service, page 2                        Is Your Lodge a Quality Lodge? page 7
      Service to America, page 6                          Arrowman Attends Nagano Games, page 3              Burning Issue-- Exploring Revamped, page 8
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                                                              Profiles in Service
                                                                   by Alex Rhodes            build 30 platforms.            ed that not only did the
                                                                                                 An intense work            grant help make a much
                                                                  In keeping with the        weekend in April 1997          needed facility a reality,
                                                              tradition of past issues of    totaling more than 350         but it also kindled a spirit
                                                              the National Bulletin, we      volunteer hours was all it     of action in the lodge's
                                                              are once again profiling       took to finish the project.    youth leadership. They
                                                              those lodges that have         The members of Wunita          have since embraced
                                                              recognized the need for        Gokhos were pleased            other projects and are
                                                              service and made signifi-      with the results and           now focusing on their
                                                              cant efforts to better their   happy that they could          true mission.
                                                              council Scout camps by         help the camp by replac-
                                                              taking advantage of the        ing the tent platforms.
                                                              OA's matching grant pro-       Congratulations to these
                                                              gram. The National             lodge members for seeing
    Standing from left to right: Tim Brown, Dave Petrush,     Bulletin is proud to show-     the need and responding
    Tobin McKnight, Robert Kunstman. Kneeling from left to    case three more lodges
    right: Devang Desai, Chris Wade, Braim Lahman
                                                                                             in service to their camps.
                                                              that received grants as
    Arrowmen,                                                 part of the 1997 program.
        What an awesome year it has been thus far! At the
    lodge fellowships, conclaves, and national leadership
    seminars that I have attended in 1998, I have found
    talented Arrowmen running quality OA programs. My
    term is more than a
    quarter past, and my      “He who follows such a
    strongest memories        pathway in unwavering
    are those relationships cheerful service will be                                                                            The Tsisqan Lodge of
                              seen by many others and,
    I have built while                                                                                                      the Oregon Trail Council
                              by inspiration, lead them”
    experiencing the OA                  —Allowat Sakima                                                                    in Eugene, Oregon,
                                                                  The Wunita Gokhos                                         received a grant of
    in all parts of the
                                                              Lodge of the                                                  $5,000 to install new
    country.
                                                              Pennsylvania Dutch                 The Santee Lodge of        water distribution main-
        My challenge for you is actually a question: What
                                                              Council in Lancaster and       the Pee Dee Area Council       lines throughout Camp
    is the spirit of the OA? Is it a service project you      Lebanon counties in            in Florence, South             Alton Baker. The
    worked on at summer camp? Is it the feeling you got       Pennsylvania, received a       Carolina, received a grant     Arrowmen, working with
    as a lodge officer when the fellowship you helped         grant of $2,500 for the        of $5,000 for the con-         professionals from
    coordinate ran smoothly? For others it was the excite-    construction of tent plat-     struction of a new bath-       Siuslaw Water Systems,
    ment and awe on the face of a new Arrowman in the         forms. The platforms           house at its local council     dug approximately 1,800
    Ordeal ceremony.                                          were designed and con-         camp. The new bathhouse        feet of trench for the new
        Ultimately you must discover the answer for your-     structed for use at Camp       will serve the council         waterlines. The project
    self. Perhaps by experiencing NOAC, or serving on         Bashore. Existing plat-        ring and the dining hall       involved more than 250
                                                              forms had become unus-         and is composed of six         adults and youths work-
    OA Trail Crew, or by leading younger Scouts in our
                                                              able after many years of       individual unisex              ing two consecutive
    units, together we can discover the clues that will
                                                              exposure to the elements       restrooms that comply          weekends to accomplish
    solve this riddle.                                        and repeated use.              with the Americans with        this monumental task.
        I am proud to serve as your national vice chief. I        The idea to apply for      Disabilities Act. After        Tsisqan Lodge provided
    was also proud to serve as a section chief and also       the matching grant pro-        taking nearly three            more than 2,000 volun-
    just as proud to serve as a patrol leader in Troop 221    gram came from a youth         months to complete, the        teer hours of cheerful ser-
    Vestal, New York. Only through friendship and ser-        member of the lodge. The       bathhouse is fully opera-      vice to this project, and
    vice to others have I found the great meaning of what     youth wrote "This project      tional for the 1998 sum-       would like to thank the
    Scouting has to offer.                                    will benefit the camp          mer camping season.            national Order of the
        For me, the spirit of the OA has been learning        because it will make the           The time contributed       Arrow Committee for
                                                              platforms safer, but also      to this project exceeded       making these funds avail-
    about leadership through my successes and failures.
                                                              improve the overall            300 volunteer hours. The       able to support local
    Brothers, leadership is an action, not a position. Each
                                                              appearance of Camp             hours were donated by          council projects.
    brother who takes the initiative to serve others is a     Bashore that may help          youth members, adult               Once again, three
    great leader.                                             improve camp atten-            members, community             more lodges show their
        It was once said “A wise man will make more           dance." The lodge initial-     volunteers, professional       commitment to the
    opportunities than he finds.” I invite you to give ser-   ly filled out the matching     Scouters, and council          Scouting movement and
    vice as a leader in national programs, in your lodge      grant application request-     employees. All of these        to our Order through their
    programs and, most importantly, in your troop.            ing funds to build 20          people worked in concert       work in council camps.
    Together we will find the spirit of the Order of the      platforms with an esti-        to construct a facility val-   As the next camping sea-
    Arrow.                                                    mated cost of more than        ued at more than $20,000       son begins, is your lodge
                                                              $5,000. When the lodge         that will enhance the          ready to find a project
                                                              received the grant and         council camping pro-           that would help your
    Yours in the spirit,
                                                              solicited bids for the         gram.                          council? Look to future
                                                              materials, it discovered it        Even more beneficial       issues of the National
                                                              could afford to build          than the project was the       Bulletin for continued
    Dave Petrush                                              more platforms than orig-      lasting effect it has had      profiles of lodges serving
    1998 National Vice Chief                                  inally estimated. Enough       on the youth of the lodge.     their councils.
                                                              lumber was purchased to        The lodge adviser report-
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    Goodman Scholarship                                                                                   Lodges Receive
    Recipients                                                                                            Goodman
                                            by Billy Walley
                                                                                                          Camping Award
        The Recognitions and Awards Subcommittee of the Order of the Arrow National
                                                                                                                              by Billy Walley
    Committee, is pleased to announce the selection of six recipients of the E. Urner
    Goodman Scholarship. The purpose of the E. Urner Goodman Scholarship fund pro-                            The Recognition and Awards Subcommittee of the
    gram is to assist Arrowmen preparing for a professional Scouting career by helping to                 Order of the Arrow National Committee is pleased to
    fulfill the financial obligations of their college education.                                         announce the selection of eight lodges for the E.
        E. Urner Goodman, founder of the Order of the Arrow, was a teacher before enter-                  Urner Goodman Camping Award. The award was
    ing the professional service of the Boy Scouts of America in 1915. This program was                   established as a tribute and testimonial to the Order's
    established as a living memorial to the founder of the OA by helping provide needed                   founder, E. Urner Goodman. Its purpose is to encour-
    financial resources that will perpetuate continued high-caliber, service-minded individ-              age and challenge OA members and lodges to
    uals dedicated to professional Scouting service.                                                      increase their effectiveness in promoting and increas-
        The national committee has agreed to fund $20,000 in scholarships. Here are the                   ing Scout camping throughout the country. The award
    recipients and the amounts they will receive.                                                         is presented annually to two outstanding lodges in
                                                                                                          each region. The lodges being recognized for their
                         Corey L. Haynes will                                Christopher L. Haney         1997 accomplishments are:
                     receive $4,000. He is regis-                        will receive $2,000. He is
                     tered with the Adirondack                           registered in the Blue                       Northeast Region
                     Council, Plattsburgh, New                           Ridge Mountains
                                                                                                                      Yokahu Lodge
                     York, and is a member of                            Council, Roanoke,
                                                                                                                      Puerto Rico Council
                     the Loon Lodge. He is a                             Virginia, and is a member
                                                                                                                      San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Haynes           sophomore at Saint                 Haney            of the Tutelo Lodge. He
                     Lawrence University,                                is a sophomore at                            Enda Lechallhanne Lodge
    majoring in history and Canadian studies.          Virginia Military Institute, majoring in                       Greater Pittsburgh Council
    He is an Eagle Scout with seven Palms and          mechanical engineering. He is an Eagle                         Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    has served as lodge chief, lodge vice chief,       Scout and has served as lodge vice chief,
    and as section vice chief in two sections.         chapter chief, and section chief.                              Central Region
                          Mark F. Hogan will                                 Michael Kostic will                      Wulakamike Lodge
                      receive $3,000. He is reg-                        receive $4,000. He is reg-                    Crossroads of America Council
                      istered with the Old                              istered with the Bucktail                     Indianapolis, Indiana
                      Colony Council, Canton,                           Council, DuBois,
                      Massachusetts, and is a                           Pennsylvania, and is a                        Tom Kita Chara Lodge
                      member of the                                     member of the Ah'Tic                          Samoset Council
                      Tisquantum Lodge. He is          Kostic           Lodge. He is a junior at                      Wausau, Wisconsin
    Hogan
                     a freshman at Curry                                Pennsylvania State
    College, majoring in communication. He             University, majoring in media studies. He                      Southern Region
    is an Eagle Scout, has served as lodge             is an Eagle Scout and has served as the                        Karankawa Lodge
    secretary, and is presently serving as             lodge secretary and vice chief, and as sec-                    Gulf Coast Council
    lodge chief.                                       tion chief and vice chief.                                     Corpus Christi, Texas
                            Theodore J. Kremer will                           Christopher T. Rogers
                                                                                                                      Atchafalaya Lodge
                       receive $3,000. He is regis-                      will receive $4,000. He is                   Evangeline Area Council
                       tered with the Lake Huron                         registered with the                          Lafayette, Louisiana
                       Area Council, Auburn,                             Sinnissippi Council,
                       Michigan, and is a member                         Janesville, Wisconsin, and                   Western Region
                       of the Mischigonong Lodge.                        is a member of the
                       He is a sophomore at                              Chemokemon Lodge. He                         Wauna La Mon'Tay Lodge
    Kremer                                             Rogers
                       Michigan Technological                            is a junior at the University                Cascade Pacific Council
    University, majoring in environmental engi-        of Wisconsin Center-Rock County, major-                        Portland, Oregon
    neering. He is an Eagle Scout with three           ing in elementary education. He is an Eagle
                                                                                                                      Wipala Wiki Lodge
    Palms, and has served as lodge chief and other     Scout and recently completed a term as the                     Grand Canyon Council
    positions in his lodge and chapter.                national chief of the Order of the Arrow.                      Phoenix, Arizona
        The national Order of the Arrow Committee congratulates these fine young repre-
    sentatives of the Boy Scouts of America and the Order of the Arrow.

                                    Arrowman attends youth forum at Nagano
                                                      by Chad Heflin                      sports, and discussed global community in an international youth forum.
                                                                                          The camp illustrated the emphasis the Nagano Organizing Committee
                                      While most of us watched the 18th                   placed on youth participation in the Olympics.
                                  Winter Olympic Games on television, three                   The "Nagano Youth Declaration on Global Community," was written
                                  lucky individuals were selected to represent            by the campers in the youth forum, and was presented to the International
                                  the Boy Scouts of America and the United                Olympic Committee at the camp's closing ceremonies on February 17.
                                  States as part of a ten-member delegation to            The declaration, presented by Arrowman Tan, identifies apathy, discrimi-
    Tan
                                  the first official Winter Olympic                       nation, miscommunication and outmoded educational systems as major
                                  International Youth Camp. Representing the              hurdles the world community must face. Representatives of the IOC
    Boy Scouts of America was Sylvester Tan, Southern Region Exploring                    announced that the declaration will be sent to every national Olympic
    representative and a Brotherhood member of the Wa-Hi-Nasa Lodge;                      committee and to U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
    Ryan Kelly, Central Region Exploring representative; and Tanya Karsch,                    When asked about his experience at the youth camp, Tan said "It
    Northeast Region Exploring representative.                                            made me realize how similar people really are. Although the participants
        The Nagano camp, held in Karuizawa, Japan, near the curling venue                 were from many different countries and spoke many different languages,
    and the satellite Olympic Village, was home to approximately 220 youth                we realized that we had a lot in common. For the two short weeks that
    campers from around the world February 4-19. Campers watched several                  we were there, all of us were able to bond and form a true global com-
    Olympic events, participated in cultural exchange programs, tried various             munity."
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    NOAC PLANS _NDERWAY--ONLY
    Who’s Running this                                                                      Buy! Buy! Buy!
    Show?                                                                                         by Glenn Ault          you to pick up.
                                                                                                                             So you are not going
    Meet the NOAC Conference Vice Chiefs                                                        Want to get the latest   to NOAC? That’s too
                                                                                            in cool OA gear? Check       bad, but you can still get
                                                                                            out the NOAC trading
                      American Indian Activities                                                                         some NOAC items,
                                                                                            post, new and improved       including the patch, hat
                          Conference Vice Chief of American Indian Activities Brian
                                                                                            with more great stuff and    pin, and T-shirt! The
                      Rowe is a Vigil Honor member, past lodge chief of the Es Kaielgu
                      Lodge, and the immediate past chief of Western Region Section         shorter lines. We will be    1998 NOAC trading post
                      1C. In addition, Brian is an Eagle Scout and currently serves as an   on the first floor of the    mail order form was cre-
                      assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 342 in the Inland Northwest            Memorial Union building      ated just for you. Copies
                      Council in Spokane, Washington.                                       in the Great Hall. Check     were distributed with the
    Rowe                  Brian can be reached via e-mail at drowe@whitworth.edu.           us out throughout the        March-May issue of the
                                                                                            conference! Make sure        National Bulletin. You
                      Communications and Public Relations                                   you are the first back       can also download the
                         Conference Vice Chief of Communications and Public                 home to sport the cool       form from the official
                      Relations Lance McAlister is an Eagle Scout and assistant             NOAC gear you can pick       Web page at www.oa-
                      Scoutmaster of Troop 259 in the East Texas Area Council in Tyler.     up in the trading post.      bsa.org. Point your
                      He is also a Vigil Honor member, Founder’s Award recipient, past          If you are going to      browser on our NOAC
                      lodge chief of the Tejas Lodge, and the immediate past chief of       NOAC, see your contin-       Forms page, print it out,
                      Southern Region Section 2. In addition, Lance is a sophomore at       gent leader for the offi-    and send it in.
    McAlister         Kilgore College and is majoring in computer information systems.      cial NOAC trading post           The NOAC trading
                         Lance can be reached via e-mail at Lance259@hotmail.com.           reserved order form. With    post is your headquarters
                                                                                            this form, you can place a   for awesome OA stuff
                      The Outdoor Adventure Place (TOAP)                                    reserved order that will     and outrageously cool
                          Conference Vice Chief of The Outdoor Adventure Place              be packed before your        NOAC items. Don’t miss
                      (TOAP) Allen Garner is an Eagle Scout and assistant Scoutmaster       arrival and be waiting for   out!
                      of Troop 3 of the Caddo Area Council in Texarkana, Texas. He is a

                                                                                            Pack Your
                      Vigil Honor member, Founder’s Award recipient, and past chief of
                      the Akela Wahinipay Lodge. Currently, Allen is the chief of
                      Southern Region Section 3B and is a freshman at Texarkana

                                                                                            Running Shoes!
    Garner            College.

                      Publications
                                                                                                 by Ken Jenkins            The wide range of
                          Conference Vice Chief of Publications Nashua Alexander is a
                                                                                                                       athletic competitions
                      Vigil Honor member, Founder’s Award recipient, and past lodge
                                                                                                At this summer’s       should offer something
                      chief of Wakpominee Lodge. He is an Eagle Scout and currently
                                                                                            national Order of the      for everyone. Beyond the
                      serves as assistant Scoutmaster of Troop 61, chartered to Salem
                                                                                            Arrow conference,          traditional basketball and
                      United Presbyterian Church. In addition, Nashua is a two-term
                      chief of Northeast Region Section 3B and is a freshman at Hudson      August 2–6, 1998, the      volleyball tournaments,
                                                                                            activities committee       there will also be a swim
    Alexander         Valley College, majoring in emergency medicine.
                                                                                            plans to live up to its    meet on Tuesday after-
                                                                                            name by keeping every-     noon. Wednesday at 7

    AIA = Education and
                                                                                            one active. The 100-       A.M., lace up your run-
                                                                                            plus-member staff is       ning shoes and join in
                                                                                            preparing a wide range     the NOAC 5k run.

    Inspiration                                                                             of programs that will
                                                                                            give everyone plenty of
                                                                                                                           Start studying OA
                                                                                                                       history because OA
                                                                                            choices for something to Jeopardy is back! Teams
                by Stathi Pappas               opportunities as well.
                                                                                            do at NOAC. Athletic       of four to five can partic-
                                                   The AIA also will feature our
                                                                                            competitions, NOAC         ipate in the OA’s favorite
        The NOAC is fast approaching, and      famous competitions in which                 Radio, OA Jeopardy, and game show. Also, check
    your American Indian Activities (AIA)      Arrowmen from throughout the coun-           the Brotherhood Band       out the OA’s newest
    staff has a variety of fun and educa-      try can compete in the spirit of broth-      and Chorus are some of     game show, the Match
    tional opportunities for you to learn      erhood. These competitions are an            the many options avail-    Game, in a special exhi-
    more about the American Indian             excellent opportunity for fellowship         able to participants while bition on Tuesday. Then
    aspects of our Order. Our mission this     and are a great way to learn and             they enjoy their stay at   embarrass yourself and
    year is to provide you education and       improve your skills through friendly         Iowa State University.     participate in the always
    training, inspiration, and improvement     competition. Be sure to attend the indi-         Throughout the con-    popular lip synch compe-
    through friendly competition.              vidual dance competitions on Monday,         ference, NOAC Radio        tition. Or, stop by the
        This year’s NOAC will have a full      where you will see some of the finest        will be blaring your       challenge course and
    calendar of American Indian activities     dancers in the Order. The team dance,        favorite music, as well as work on your team-
    that will include more than 120 differ-    singing, and craft fair will be held on      running contests and giv- building skills.
    ent training topics covering everything                                                 ing away great prizes.         The programs have
                                               Tuesday.
    from feather work to focus groups on                                                    Tune in on Sunday from     been prepared, the staff
                                                   So come on out to the American
    specific tribes. Training sessions begin                                                noon to midnight, and      is set, and the activities
                                               Indian Activities area at NOAC. A
                                                                                            Monday through             committee is ready to go
    on Sunday afternoon and continue           good time is sure to be had by all. See      Wednesday from 6 A.M. for this summer’s
    throughout the week. There will be         you in Iowa!                                 to midnight. Remember      NOAC. We’ll see you
    various workshops and hands-on
                                                                                            to pack your radio!        there.
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 -ONLY
--ONLY THING MISSING IS
   Important OA History Dynamic
   Can Be Yours
                        Training!
            by Allen Mossman                                           Every specially pack-
                                                                   aged Goodman portfolio
                                                                                                                               mote camping in their
           The year 1948 is an                                     will contain the follow-          by Michael McCrea
       important milestone in                                                                                                  councils.
                                                                   ing items:
                                                                                                     There will be a wide          To earn the participa-
       the history of the Order                                    * A unique and beauti-
                                                                                                 variety of training oppor-    tion award at NOAC,
       of the Arrow. It was May                                       fully bound History of
                                                                                                 tunities at this year’s       now known as the Vision
       1948 when the National                                         the Order of the           national Order of the         Award, a participant must
       Executive Board of the                                         Arrow by Kenneth P.        Arrow conference. The         attend three days of
       Boy Scouts of America                                          Davis, Ph.D.               training committee is         training. It does not mat-
       convened in Seattle,                                        * A frame containing a        offering 28 cells and 14      ter what sessions or
       Washington, and adopted                                        photograph of Dr.          workshops that will help      which committees the
       the Order of the Arrow as                                      Goodman and a spe-         Arrowmen in all levels of     classes fall under, but
       an official program of        E. Urner Goodman                 cial commemorative         our organization. Topics      you must attend three
       Scouting. This was a sig-                                      medallion                  include Service to            classes. At the end of the
       nificant time in the history of the Order. * A new printing of The Building of a          America, the                  conference, the lodge
           This year marks the 50th anniver-           Life, by E. Urner Goodman                 Arrowman’s role in the        adviser will receive a list
       sary of that major event. In celebration    * A biography on Goodman written              troop, OA administration,     of everyone in the lodge
       of the rich heritage of the Order, a spe-       by Nelson Block                           patch creation, OA and        who earned the Vision
       cial collection of significant historical   * A videotape of Dr. Goodman                  the Internet, and OA          Award and which train-
       items related to the founder of the         * An audio cassette of Dr. Goodman's          showmanship. A full list      ing sessions they attend-
       Order, Dr. E. Urner Goodman, have               remarks and comments on the Order         is in the program and         ed. The lodge will then
       been gathered and produced.                 * A personalized Certificate of               training guide for partici-   be able to see who was
           The Goodman portfolio will give             Authenticity for each numbered            pants that has already        trained in certain topics,
       every Arrowman an insight of the his-                                                     been sent to lodges.          and will be able to use
                                                       portfolio
       torical events of the Order and its                                                           One event hosted by       these members as
                                                   * A specially imprinted case for the
                                                                                                 the training committee is     resources.
       founder in a way never before present-          portfolio collection
                                                                                                 the National Council of           The training at this
       ed. It will make a great resource for any       This once-in-a-lifetime portfolio can     Lodge Chiefs and              year’s conference is
       lodge or personal library, provide          be yours for only $95 each, and will be       Advisers. Every lodge         going to be very intense,
       tremendous resource material, and it        released at the 1998 National Order of        chief, adviser, and staff     informative and innova-
       will make a wonderful gift for special      the Arrow Conference in August.               adviser at NOAC will          tive. Attend sessions that
       presentations.                                                                            meet to discuss every-        will help you improve
                                                                                                 thing from national pro-      your lodge, troop or sec-

       Performance Evaluations                                                                   grams and the strategic
                                                                                                 plan to daily lodge func-
                                                                                                 tions. On Tuesday after-
                                                                                                                               tion. The best trainers in
                                                                                                                               the nation will be teach-
                                                                                                                               ing you the most up-to-

       and Training at ICE                                                                       noon, there will be a
                                                                                                 camp promotion extrava-
                                                                                                                               date methods and ideas
                                                                                                                               on a wide variety of top-
                                      miniseminar on a wide        lodges. We encourage          ganza. We hope to have        ics. This is your chance
            by David Strebler
                                      variety of ceremonies and    every lodge to enter teams    more than 50 lodges con-      to become an expert in
           The Inductions and         inductions topics.           into ceremonial perfor-       tribute to this event,        three aspects of our
       Ceremonial Events staff is     Participants will thus be    mance evaluations. Teams      which gives participants      Order. Hope to see you
       hard at work preparing for     able to explore a wider      are not competing against     a chance to see the dif-      there.
       the 1998 National Order                                                                   ferent ways lodges pro-
                                      variety of interests and     each other, but rather
       of the Arrow Conference,       learn more about the         sharing their experience
       and we look forward to
       seeing you there! The
                                      Order.
                                          The intensive induc-
                                                                   and receiving helpful cri-
                                                                   tiques by trained NOAC         Don’t Leave
                                                                                                  Home Without It!
       upcoming NOAC will             tions training program is    evaluators and fellow cer-
       present many opportuni-        designed for serious cere-   emonialists.
       ties to learn about OA         monialist looking for a          Teams need not be
       ceremonies. The ICE will       new challenge. This group    “super skilled” to be eval-    National Tour Permit
       be hosting three different     meets daily from 9 A.M.      uated. The evaluations are
       areas of training: cell        to 5 P.M. and prepares       a learning experience for          The national Health and Safety Service and
       training, intensive induc-     brothers to serve their      everyone involved—from         Insurance/Risk Management Service of the Boy
       tions training, and perfor-    lodges and sections as       the newest principal to the    Scouts of America have advised the four regions
       mance evaluations.             inductions and ceremonies    most experienced. Please       that they may no longer accept National Tour
           This year, ICE cell        trainers and evaluators.     be sure to preregister         Permit Application forms that have a printing date
       training will be offered       Participants will be sub-    using the information
                                                                                                  prior to 1995. Forms printed before 1995 do not
       Monday through                 mersed in ceremonies for     included in your lodge
                                                                                                  provide the information and/or commitments now
       Wednesday mornings and         the entire NOAC. This        registration packet, which
       will feature a different                                                                   required in regard to vehicle insurance coverage,
                                      program is not recom-        has already been sent to
       format. Each morning           mended for first-time        your lodge.                    BSA Youth Protection, Safety Afloat, Safe Swim
       training session will pro-     NOAC participants.                For more information      Defense, and the Guide to Safe Scouting.
       vide a two-hour seminar            The performance eval-    on ICE and performance             Please examine all tour permit applications to
       on the training topics list-   uations at NOAC are          evaluations at the 1998        be sure you have the current form (dated 1995 or
       ed in the participant          designed to improve cere-    NOAC, please visit us on       later). Destroy all old forms in your possession
       guide. The last 45 minutes     monial skills and stan-      the official NOAC Web          and request new applications from your local
       of each cell will feature a    dards in participating       site at www.oa-bsa.org.        council service center.

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    The Training Corner




                                                                                                                                             America
                                                                                                                                             Service
        by Michael McCrea                vous acts. You will             scan back and forth




                                                                                                                                               to
                                         only distract your lis-         across the group to
        Whether you are a                teners and they will            make everyone feel
    session leader for a train-          focus on your move-             involved.
    ing course or are present-           ments instead of what       * Practice, Practice, and
    ing a report to a group of           you are telling them.           Practice Some More.
    people, there are a few              If you get nervous,             The only way you               The Boy Scouts of America has com-
    important things you                 take a deep breath. If          will be able to follow           mitted 200 million hours of service
    must do to ensure your               you know the materi-            these steps is if you            to our nation by the end of the year
    audience will learn what             al, it will be easy to          prepare. Practice in             2000.
    you want them to.                    get back on track.              your head, in front of         The Order of the Arrow is promoting
    * Know the Material.             *   Relate to Your                  a mirror, or even a              this BSA project to all troops,
        Do not read off your             Audience. Consider              group of friends.                packs, and teams.
        syllabus or notes                whom you are speak-             Continue to practice           Recognition items for partipants are
        unless you absolutely            ing to and how much             until your delivery is           now in your local Scout Shop.
        have to, e.g., if you            they know about the             as smooth as possible.
        need to state a long             subject. Do not be              Public speaking can
        list of facts or num-
        bers. Know what you
        are going to say for
                                         overly technical or
                                         spend too much time
                                                                     be a very intimidating
                                                                     task. For some, it is very        Ideas from the
                                                                                                       Mountains of
                                         on the basics. Use          natural and they speak
        each point you want              examples and anec-          with ease. Others try to
        to make, and how you             dotes that your listen-     avoid it like the plague.
        will make transitions
        between topics. In
        addition, if someone
                                     *
                                         ers will understand.
                                         Speak So You Can Be
                                                                     Public speaking skills are
                                                                     definitely something that         Philmont
                                         Heard. Talk louder          you can pick up as a
                                                                                                                            by Mark Angeli
        asks you a question              than you think you          member of the OA. This
        that you do not have             have to. Use voice          can be done through elec-             Arrowmen may find these ideas, which came from
        an answer for, do not            inflections and do not      tion speeches, training           discussions at the Order of the Arrow's 1997 Philmont
        try to dance around it           rush. If you have to,       sessions, and other oppor-        Trail Crew program, worth implementing in their
        but tell where the               pretend that someone        tunities. It is one of those      home sections and lodges.
        information might be             asked you a question        skills you gain without
        found.                           and that you are            realizing it. Just relax and
    * Be Comfortable.                    answering. Look up at       go for it.                        Section Training Seminar
        Stand in a natural               your audience when              Michael McCrea will               The section officers conduct a training seminar for
        posture, do not move             you are talking, not        be serving as conference          all lodge leaders. This seminar would focus on basic
        around a lot, wring              down at your notes.         vice chief of training at         OA procedures and operations that are not covered
        your hands, or do                Eye contact is very         the 1998 National Order           during the national leadership seminar. This would be
        other repetitive ner-            important; be sure to       of the Arrow Conference.          an annual activity and would incorporate region lead-
                                                                                                       ership and leadership from surrounding sections.
    Report, continued from page 1.                                   Nation, continued from page 1.
                                                                     the Pine Burr Area Council in     Section Camp Promotions
                                                                     Hattiesburg, Mississippi, is
                                                                     celebrating its 50th anniver-     Contest
                                                                     sary in 1998. Web page:               Conduct a competition where each lodge or chap-
                                                                     www.geocities.com/yosemite/       ter in the section performs a mock camp promotion.
                                                                     rapids/1166
                                                                                                       Ensure that the competition is also educational and
                                                                     Wulapeju Lodge. The               that the lodges and chapters get positive feedback for
                                                                     Wulapeju Lodge of the
                                                                                                       their efforts.
                                                                     Blackhawk Area Council,
                                                                     Rockford, Illinois, is donating
                                                                     approximately $750 to each
                                                                     of its two council camps:         Section Totem Pole Carving
                                                                     Canyon Camp in Stockton,              A portion of a totem pole is reserved for each
                                                                     Illinois, and Camp Lowden in      lodge of the section to carve at the annual section
    Mat Milleson with George Tenet, Director of the Central          Oregon, Illinois. Web page:
    Intelligence Agency.                                                                               conclave. The totem pole is given to the service lodge
                                                                     www.bacscouts.org. (The
                                                                     lodge information is found        to permanently reside at its council camp.
    scenes and see the places        movement.
    where people make deci-              Not often does an indi-     under Order of the Arrow on
    sions that affect the rest of    vidual have the opportunity     the Blackhawk Area Council
                                                                     Page.)
    the world.”                      to visit the place where
        To me, the highlight of      many of the decisions in        Yustaga Lodge. The
    the trip was our visit with      our country are made. One       Yustaga Lodge of the Gulf
    President Clinton. After         of the most valuable things     Coast Council, Pensacola,
    making our way through           I acquired while in             Florida, in celebration of its
    the maze of security, we         Washington is the under-        anniversary in 1998, has
    were shown into the Oval         standing that we are all part   released a 50th anniversary
                                                                     flap. All money raised from
    Office. Each of the dele-        of what makes our nation
                                                                     sales of the patch will go
    gates had the opportunity to     “America the Beautiful.” It
                                                                     toward improvements at the
    shake the president’s hand       is necessary for us to do our   council’s summer camp,
    and to say a few words.          part in aiding the decision-    Spanish Trail Scout
    The president encouraged         making process of our           Reservation. Web page:
    youths and adults to remain      country.                        www.scoutsusa.org/yustaga
    a part of the Scouting                                                                             Scouts enjoy the majestic view at Philmont.

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    Is your Lodge a Quality Lodge?
    C-1A      Mitigwa                Des Moines, IA             NE-3A       Man-A-Hattin        Manhattan, NY             S-5       Santee                   Florence, SC
    C-1A      Sac-N-Fox              Waterloo, IA               NE-3A       Shu-Shu-Gah         Brooklyn, NY              S-5       Skyuka                   Spartanburg, SC
    C-1A      Tetonwana              Sioux Falls, SD            NE-3A       Suanhacky           Queens, NY                S-5       Tsali                    Asheville, NC
    C-1A      Tonkawampus            Minneapolis, MN            NE-3A       Tschitani           East Hartford, CT         S-5       Unali'Yi                 Charleston, SC
    C-1A      Wahpekute              Mankato, MN                NE-4A       Kittatinny          Reading, PA               S-6N      Ahoalan-Nachpikin Memphis, TN
    C-1B      Ka'Niss Ma'Ingan       Hermantown, MN             NE-4A       Lowwapaneu          Avoca, PA                 S-6N      Ittawamba                Jackson, TN
    C-1B      Tom Kita Chara         Wausau, WI                 NE-4A       Woapeu Sisilija     Williamsport, PA          S-6N      Kawida                   Lexington, KY
    C-2A      Cuwe                   Flint, MI                  NE-4A       Wunita Gokhos       Lancaster, PA             S-6N      Pellissippi              Knoxville, TN
    C-2A      Manitous               Ann Arbor, MI              NE-4B       Ah'Tic              DuBois, PA                S-6N      Sequoyah                 Johnson City, TN
    C-2A      Mawat Woakus           Findlay, OH                NE-4B       Enda Lechauhanne Pittsburgh, PA               S-6N      Talligewi                Louisville, KY
    C-2B      Indian Drum            Traverse City, MI          NE-4B       Kuskitannee         Butler, PA                S-6N      Wa-Hi-Nasa               Nashville, TN
    C-2B      Nacha Tindey           Grand Rapids, MI           NE-4C       Amangamek-Wipit Bethesda, MD                  S-6S      Ini-To                   Griffin, GA
    C-3       Awase                  Menasha, WI                NE-4C       Susquehannock       Mechanicsburg, PA         S-6S      Mowogo                   Jefferson, GA
    C-3       Chemokemon             Janesville, WI             NE-5A       Gyantwachia         Warren, PA                S-6S      Waguli                   Rome, GA
    C-3       Cho-Gun-Mun-A-NockCedar Rapids, IA                NE-5A       Tkaen Dod           Horseheads, NY            S-7A      Blue Heron               Virginia Beach, VA
    C-3       Michigamea             Munster, IN                NE-5B       Gajuka              Binghamton, NY            S-7A      Nawakwa                  Richmond, VA
    C-3       Timmeu                 Dubuque, IA                NE-5B       Ganeodiyo           Geneva, NY                S-7A      Shenandoah               Waynesboro, VA
    C-3       Waupecan               Morris, IL                 NE-5B       Nischa Nitis        Syracuse, NY              S-7A      Shenshawpotoo            Winchester, VA
    C-3       Wulapeju               Rockford, IL               NE-5B       Otahnagon           Binghamton, NY            S-7A      Tutelo                   Roanoke, VA
    C-4A      Nischa Chuppecat Bloomington, IN                  S-1         Atchafalaya         Lafayette, LA             S-7A      Wahunsenakah             Newport News, VA
    C-4A      Takachsin              Kokomo, IN                 S-1         Chilantakoba        Metairie, LA              S-7B      Croatan                  Kinston, NC
    C-4A      Wulakamike             Indianapolis, IN           S-1         Hasinai             Beaumont, TX              S-7B      Klahican                 Wilmington, NC
    C-4B      Anpetu-We              St. Louis, MO              S-1         Karankawa           Corpus Christi, TX        S-7B      Occoneechee              Raleigh, NC
    C-4B      Wenasa Quenhotan Peoria, IL                       S-1         Ouxouiga            Alexandria, LA            S-7B      Tsoiotsi Tsogalii        Greensboro, NC
    C-5A      Netawatwees            Zanesville, OH             S-1         Quinipissa          Baton Rouge, LA           S-8A      Watonala                 Columbus, MS
    C-5B      Chi-Hoota-Wei          Charleston, WV             S-1         Tonkawa             Austin, TX                S-8B      Aracoma                  Tuscaloosa, AL
    C-5B      Nendawen               Parkersburg, WV            S-1         Wahinkto            San Angelo, TX            S-8B      Kaskanampo               Birmingham, AL
    C-5B      Tecumseh               Columbus, OH               S-1         Wihinipa Hinsa      Galveston, TX             S-8B      Woa Cholena              Mobile, AL
    C-5B      Thal-Coo-Zyo           Huntington, WV             S-2         Caddo               Shreveport, LA            W-1A      Lo La'Qam Geela          Central Point, OR
    C-6       Kidi Kidish            Salina, KS                 S-2         Huaco               Waco, TX                  W-1A      Tsisqan                  Eugene, OR
    C-6       Kit-Ke-Hak-O-Kut       Omaha, NE                  S-2         Kotso               Abilene, TX               W-1A      Wauna La-Mon'Tay Portland, OR
    C-6       Nampa-Tsi              Columbia, MO               S-2         Mikanakawa          Dallas, TX                W-2B      Shunkah Maneetu Idaho Falls, ID
    C-6       Tamegonit              Kansas City, MO            S-2         Tatanka             Midland, TX               W-2B      Tukarica                 Boise, ID
    NE-1A     Kahagon                Cambridge, MA              S-3A        Ma-Nu               Oklahoma City, OK         W-3A      Achewon Nimat            Oakland, CA
    NE-1A     Madockawanda           Portland, ME               S-3A        Wisawanik           Ardmore, OK               W-3A      Kaweah                   Alameda, CA
    NE-1A     Pamola                 Orono, ME                  S-3B        Akela Wahinapay     Texarkana, TX             W-3B      Amangi Nacha             Sacramento, CA
    NE-1B     Grand Monadnock Lancaster, MA                     S-3B        Quapaw              Little Rock, AR           W-3B      Orca                     Santa Rosa, CA
    NE-1B     Tisquantum             Canton, MA                 S-3B        Wachtschu           Ft. Smith, AR             W-3B      Yo-Se-Mite               Modesto, CA
    NE-2A     Apatukwe               Millville, NJ                             Mawachpo                                   W-4B      Cahuilla                 Redlands, CA
    NE-2A     Hunnikick              Rancocas, NJ               S-4         Aal-Pa-Tah          Palm Beach                W-4B      Tiwahe                   San Diego, CA
    NE-2A     Lekau                  W. Collingswood, NJ                                        Gardens, FL               W-4B      Wiatava                  Costa Mesa, CA
    NE-2A     Unami                  Philadelphia, PA           S-4         Echeconnee          Macon, GA                 W-4C      Nebagamon                Las Vegas, NV
    NE-2B     Allemakewink           Denville, NJ               S-4         Echockotee          Jacksonville, FL          W-4C      Papago                   Tucson, AZ
    NE-2B     Aquaninoncke           Wayne, NJ                  S-4         Immokalee           Albany, GA                W-4C      Wipala Wiki              Phoenix, AZ
    NE-2B     Black Eagle            Heidelberg, GE             S-4         O-Shot-Caw          Miami Lakes, FL           W-5A      Gila                     El Paso, TX
    NE-2B     Buckskin               Roslyn, NY                 S-4         Timuquan            Seminole, FL              W-5B      Ha-Kin-Skay-A-Ki         Colorado Spring, CO
    NE-2B     Narraticong            Edison, NJ                 S-4         Tipisa              Orlando, FL               W-5B      Mic-O-Say                Grand Junction, CO
    NE-2B     Yokahu                 San Juan, PR               S-5         Atta Kulla Kulla    Greenville, SC            W-5B      Tahosa                   Denver, CO
    NE-3A     Achewon Netopalis Greenwich, CT                   S-5         Bob White           Augusta, GA               W-5C      Tatokainyanka            Casper, WY
    NE-3A     Aquehongian            Staten Island, NY          S-5         Muscogee            Columbia, SC




                                                                            Youth Coordinator                  Senior Copy Editor                 Dear Readers:
                                                                            Ryan Miske                         Jim Schwab                                We have received numerous arti-
                                                                                                                                                  cles and photographs for publication,
                                                                            Lead Adviser                       Copy Editor                        and will continue to welcome them.
                                                                            Jack Butler                        Brian McGrath                      However, in the case of some pho-
                                                                                                                                                  tographs we have received inadequate
                                                                            Vice Chairman of                   Copy Adviser                       information or quality. If you are submit-
                                                                                                                                                  ting pictures for publication, please
                                                                            Comm. and Marketing                David Garrett                      adhere to the following guidelines:
                                                                            Ken Grimes                                                                   (1) Provide names and lodges of
                                                                                                               Layout Editor
                                                                                                                                                  all individuals in photographs. Identify
                                                                            National Chief                     Clay Capp                          the people from left to right, starting with
                                                                            Mat Milleson                                                          the front row if there are multiple rows.
                                                                                                               Layout Adviser
                       Official Publication of the                          National Vice Chief                Craig Salazar
                                                                                                                                                         (2) Those in the photograph
                                                                                                                                                  should be in complete uniform, unless
                      National Order of the Arrow                           Dave Petrush                                                          the activity captured does not require
                                                                                                               Photo Editor
                        Boy Scouts of America                                                                                                     the complete uniform (such as the
                                                                            National Chairman                  Whit Culver                        Philmont backcountry).
                                                                            Ed Pease                                                                     (3) If an action photograph, pro-
     The National Bulletin is published quarterly. If you have an article                                      Contributors                       vide a description of the activity and
     and/or picture (with caption) for submission, please send it to Ryan   National Director                  Dabney Kennedy                     possible caption.
     Miske, 6282 State Hwy 55 SE, Rockford, MN, 55373 or e-mail it          Clyde Mayer                        Tom Reddin                                (4) The photographs must be
                                                                                                               Sylvester Tan                      useable. They cannot be over/under
     to misker@carleton.edu. The next submission deadline is July 15,       Associate National Director        Chad Heflin                        exposed or too light/too dark to see.
     1998.                                                                  Carey Miller
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     1998 Planning
                                                                                                                                     NONPROFIT ORG.
                                                                                                                                       U.S. POSTAGE
                                                                                                                                            PAID
                                                                                                                                      PERMIT NO. 616


     Calendar
                                                                                                                                         IRVING, TX
                                                                                   Boy Scouts of America
                                                                                   PO Box 152079
                                                                                   Irving, TX 75015-2079
     May 27             National OA Committee Meeting - San Antonio,
                           TX
     May 27-29          National Annual Boy Scout Meeting - San
                           Antonio, TX
     June 5-7           Western Region NLS - Anchorage, AK
     June 12            Philmont OA Trail Crew Begins
     June 28-July 3     Philmont OA Adviser Training
     June 30            All NOAC Fees Due
     July 31            Philmont OA Trail Crew Ends
     August 2-6         National OA Conference - Iowa State University,
                           Ames, Iowa
     August 14          OA Service Grant Applications Available
     September 11-13    Southern Region NLS - Reidsville, NC
     September 18-20 Northeast Region NLS - Alpine, NJ
     October 1          OA Charter Renewal Kits Mailed
     October 2-4        Western Region NLS - Cheyenne, WY
     October 5          National OA Steering Committee Meeting -
                           Dallas, TX
     October 9-11       Southern Region NLS - Marianna, FL
     October 16-18      Central Region NLS - Parkville, MO
     November 6-8       Southern Region NLS - Memphis, TN
     November 20-22     Western Region NLS - Stockton, CA
     November 30        OA Service Grant Applications Due
     December 1         Lodge Program Support PAK Available
     December 26-29     National OA Planning Meeting - West Lake, TX
     December 31        Lodge Recharter Deadline




    National                             Burning Issues with Alex Rhodes
    Officer                              Question: I heard that the Exploring program is being    made into a new program called Venturing. The

    Directory                            dissolved, is it true?                                   career awareness component of Exploring will still
                                                                                                  exist but will become part of the current Learning for
                                         Answer: That is partially correct. On August 1, 1998,    Life program.
    National Chief                       the high-adventure component of Exploring will be
    Mat Milleson


                                         Philmont Memories Captured
    PO Box 83829
    Waco, TX 76798
    e-mail:


                                         on Videotape
    Mat_Milleson@baylor.edu

    National Vice Chief
    Dave Petrush
    109 Sandy Drive                          Do you long
    Vestal, NY 13850
    e-mail: dpetrush@spectra.net         for the breath-                                                                          OA Trail
                                         taking views of                                                                         Crew Video
    Central Region Chief                 Philmont?
    Ryan King
                                         Would you like
                                                                                                                                 Order Form
    314 Russell Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47906             to bring back to
                                                                                                                               Name
    e-mail: ryking@purdue.edu            life your trea-                                                                       Address
    Northeast Region Chief               sured OA Trail
                                         Crew memo-                                                                            City
    Jason Kuder
                                                                                                                               State         Zip
    Calvert House                        ries? Or maybe                                                                        Phone (       )
    2401 Calvert Street NW
    Washington, DC 20008
                                         you were never
                                         fortunate                                                                             Please send me:
    e-mail: jnkuder@hotmail.com
                                                                                                                               ___ at $12.50 ea. =_____
                                         enough to have
    Southern Region Chief                                                                                                      P&H at $2.99 ea. =_____
                                         an OA Trail        Three participants take a break to smile for the camera at the
    Mark Angeli                                                                                                                Total             =_____
                                                            1997 OA Trail Crew.
    4538 Creek Wood Circle               Crew experi-
    Kennesaw, GA 30152                                                                                                         Note: All orders must be
                                         ence, but would                              For a mere $12.50, plus $2.99
    e-mail:                                                                                                                    postmarked by July 31, 1998.
    mangeli@learnlink.emory.edu
                                         like to learn more about this            for postage and handling, you can
                                         extremely successful program and                                                      Please mail this form and your
                                                                                  have a copy mailed to your home              check or money order to:
    Western Region Chief                 its history. You can do any of the       by mid-August. The order form on
    Brandon Fessler                                                                                                             Boy Scouts of America
    4415 West Lander Way
                                         above by purchasing a copy of the        the right must be detached and                Order of the Arrow
    Kearns, UT 84118                     soon-to-be-released OA Trail Crew mailed to the national office, post-                 1325 Walnut Hill Lane
    e-mail: bfessler@classic.msn.com                                                                                            Irving, TX 75015-2079
                                         commemorative video.                     marked by July 31.

				
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