Order of the Arrow Representative

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The '''Order of the Arrow Troop''' or '''Team Representative''' is a youth liason between the local [[Order of the Arrow]] (OA) [[lodge]] or [[chapter]]. In his unit, he helps meet the needs of the unit and will serve as a communication and programmatic link to and from Arrowmen, adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. He will do this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the lodge, purpose of the Order and the mission of the Boy Scouts of America. By setting a good example, he will enhance the image of the Order as a service arm to his unit.
The '''Order of the Arrow Troop''' or '''Team Representative''' is a youth liason between the local [[Order of the Arrow]] (OA) [[lodge]] or [[chapter]]. In his unit, he helps meet the needs of the unit and will serve as a communication and programmatic link to and from Arrowmen, adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. He will do this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the lodge, purpose of the Order and the mission of the Boy Scouts of America. By setting a good example, he will enhance the image of the Order as a service arm to his unit.
He must be a registered member of the Order of the Arrow in good standing with both the Lodge and/or Chapter and the unit.
He must be a registered member of the Order of the Arrow in good standing with both the Lodge and/or Chapter and the unit.
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==Reports to==
==Reports to==
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*[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]]
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*[[Assistant Senior Patrol Leader]] in a Boy Scout troop
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*[[Captain|Team Captain]] in a Varsity Scout team
==Responsibilities==
==Responsibilities==
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* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]] and the OA Obligation .
* Lives by the [[Scout Oath]] and [[Scout Law|Law]] and the OA Obligation .
* Shows Scout spirit
* Shows Scout spirit
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== See also ==
== See also ==

Revision as of 15:45, December 1, 2008

Serving as Order of the Arrow Representative can apply towards Positions of Responsibility requirements for Star, Life, and Eagle.
Order of the Arrow Representative
Selection:Appointed
Selected by:Senior Patrol Leader (troop)
Varsity Team Captain (team)
Reports to:Assistant Senior Patrol Leader (troop)
Varsity Team Captain (team)

The Order of the Arrow Troop or Team Representative is a youth liason between the local Order of the Arrow (OA) lodge or chapter. In his unit, he helps meet the needs of the unit and will serve as a communication and programmatic link to and from Arrowmen, adult leaders and Scouts who are not presently members of the Order. He will do this in a fashion that strengthens the mission of the lodge, purpose of the Order and the mission of the Boy Scouts of America. By setting a good example, he will enhance the image of the Order as a service arm to his unit.

He must be a registered member of the Order of the Arrow in good standing with both the Lodge and/or Chapter and the unit.

Contents

Reports to

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a communication link between the lodge or chapter and the troop.
  • Encourages year round and resident camping in the troop.
  • Encourages older Scout participation in high adventure programs.
  • Encourages Scouts to actively participate in community service projects.
  • Assists with leadership skills training in the troop.
  • Encourages Arrowmen to assume leadership positions in the troop.
  • Encourages Arrowmen in the troop to be active participants in the lodge and/or chapter activities and to seal their membership in the Order by becoming Brotherhood members.
  • Regularly attends troop meetings, troop campouts, and troop events during his service period.
  • Sets a good example.
  • Enthusiastically and correctly wears the Scout uniform (all four parts).
  • Lives by the Scout Oath and Law and the OA Obligation .
  • Shows Scout spirit

See also

Boy Scout portal

References

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