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Region Leadership

Justin St. Louis
Region Chief
Bob Chaballa
Region Chairman
Brad Bowersox
Region Staff Adviser


The Northeast Region Communications Team publishes the quarterly newsletter

The Compass Point

to share news and information with the members of the Northeast Region. Below are articles from past issues.

Meet the Northeast Region Chief

2018 Northeast Region Chief Justin St. Louis began his journey when his enthusiasm for Scouting had reached an all-time low. Membership in his unit had declined and many of the older Scouts – the Scouts he had been bonding with over...

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National Order of the Arrow Conference

While at NOAC, participants will stay in college dorms at Indiana University and eat in the campus cafeteria. NOAC features an innumerable amount of activities, including dynamic trainings in topics like leadership and lodge...

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Official Arrow of Light and crossover ceremonies

The National Order of the Arrow Committee after months of collaborative work with ceremonialists and lodge leadership representatives announces the following policy change....

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2018 DSA Selections

The Distinguished Service Award (DSA) was created in 1940 to honor Order of the Arrow members, youth and adults, who have rendered distinguished and outstanding service to the Order on a sectional, regional, or national basis. The...

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2018 Lodge Award Recipients

Congratulations to the Northeast region lodges who were awarded the E. Urner Goodman Camping Award, Order of the Arrow Innovation Award and the National Service Award in 2017! The E. Urner Goodman Camping Award was established in...

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2017 National Planning Meeting

Section Chiefs, National Committee Members and other key leaders in the Order of the Arrow gathered for the 2017 National Planning Meeting (NPM) from December 27th to 30th in Dallas, Texas. This year’s National Planning Meeting was...

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From the Northeast Region Chairman

Arrowmen of the NER, With a new year brings new opportunities, new youth, new officers and a new Region Chief and new Region Chairman. Justin St. Louis and I are excited to have the opportunity to serve the Northeast Region this...

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2017 LES Recap

On March 4, 2017, Section NE-1 held its annual Lodge Excellence Summit which notable Arrowmen from around the New England area attended. Many Arrowmen outside of NE-1 have probably not heard of LES, myself included. LES is the...

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April 2017 NLS Recap

On April 7-9 2017, the Northeast Region held the National Leadership Seminar (NLS) at Camp Spencer, located in the Broad Creek Scout Reservation. The premier leadership development course known as NLS, brought leaders from across...

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Take the Lead at the NLS

The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is an opportunity for Arrowmen of all ages to learn valuable leadership skills to bring back to your troop, chapter, lodge or section. During NLS, youth and adults experience a challenging...

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Arrowmen Take the Lead at #LEAD

On January 28th, Arrowmen from across NE-6A and NE-6B gathered at Carroll Community College in Westminster, Maryland for a day of premier training. This marked the third annual training event co-hosted by both NE-6A and NE-6B, which...

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Northeast Region NLS – March 2017

When selected to be an Arrowman, a Scout displays that he has an aptitude for leadership and service. The Order of the Arrow recognizes that there is much leadership potential among Arrowmen and the National Leadership Seminar (NLS)...

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Glenn Macey

As one first joins the Order of the Arrow (OA) , they typically strive to seal their brotherhood within the order, as soon as they are eligible. However, one man, Mr. Glenn Macey of Ajapeu 351 did not. In fact he waited 47 years...

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Challenge the Ordinary: GOL Recap

In mid-September at Camp Alpine, NJ, roughly 100 Arrowmen took a pledge to Challenge the Ordinary during one of the premier leadership events the Northeast Region has to offer; the Gathering of Leaders (GOL). During the event...

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National Leadership Seminar

Are you interested in becoming a future leader in your chapter, lodge or region? Look no further than the Order of the Arrow’s National Leadership Seminar. The National Leadership Seminar (NLS) is a weekend-long intensive leadership...

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Chiefly Speaking

What a year we have had. Coming out of a record breaking centennial year, in every sense of the meaning; there was a lot of speculation about how this year would play out. Could lodges build off of the success of the previous year...

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Adventure Awaits

The Order of the Arrow High Adventure (OAHA) program was established for Arrowmen to have the opportunity to experience the happiness that lies in forgetfulness of self through serving Boy Scouts of America’s high adventure bases...

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