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Welcome to the OA New Arrowmen!

Your journey starts now.

So you were elected by your unit and went through your Ordeal ….

First we want to say Welcome to the Achewon Woapalanne Chapter of the Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge and congratulations on completing your induction into the Order.

The first question that's probably on your mind is, now what? Here are some things you as a new member can do right off the bat to get involved:

  • Follow the link above to JumpStart. This site was developed for new members in the Order of the Arrow. It will help answer questions, share history of the Order and explain how to seal your membership in the Order by obtaining Brotherhood.

  • Visit the Subscribe Page on this website and connect with the Achewon Woapalanne Chapter then bounce over to the Subscribe Page on the Egwa Tawa Dee Lodge website and do likewise so you'll be dialed in on all the fun.

  • Read the Order of the Arrow Handbook that you received at your Ordeal.

  • Attend Chapter meeting. Chapter meetings are the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm usually at Canton First UMC but some months we go bowling or go play ultimate.

  • Attend Lodge Events

    • Fall Fellowship
    • Fall Day of Service
    • Trailblazer Adventure Camp
    • Winter Banquet
    • Lodge Leadership Development
    • Spring Day of Service
    • Spring Gathering
    • Section SR-9 Heartland Gathering
    • NLS – National Leadership Seminar
  • Seal your membership and convert to Brotherhood! After you have been an Ordeal member for at least 10 months, you will be ready to seal your membership in the Order of the Arrow by converting to Brotherhood.

Questions? Contact any of the Chapter Officers, they are here to make sure you have a great experience.

Chapter Chief - Owen Dasher
Vice Chief - Gene Kachele
Secretary - Caden Walker


Achewon Wins First Place at Fall Fellowship "EgwaBots"

Purpose of the Order

  • To recognize those campers (Scouts and Scouters) who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives, and by such recognition cause other campers to conduct themselves in such manner as to warrant recognition.
  • To develop and maintain camping traditions and spirit.
  • To promote Scout camping, which reaches it's greatest effectiveness as a part of the unit's camping program, both year round and in the summer camp, as directed by the camping committee of the Council.
  • To crystallize the Scout habit of helpfulness into a life purpose of leadership in cheerful service to others.

Mission of the Chapter

The mission of the Chapter is to achieve the purpose of the Order of the Arrow as an integral part of the Boy Scouts of America in the District through positive youth leadership under guidance of selected capable adults.


Our Chapter has more than 145 members located in the Appalachian Trail District with approximately 24 BSA units.


Chapter Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm usually at Canton First United Methodist Church, but the location varies several times throughout the year so check the Calendar.

Spirit Of The Eagle

Here's the third quarter edition of our Chapter newsletter. Click here for a printable copy.

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Updated 05/4/18