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November 2019

Section Officers Seminar Recap

By | November 23rd, 2019|Region Update|

Last weekend, Section Officers & Advisers from all across the Central Region gathered at the Florida Sea Base in Islamorada, FL for the yearly Central Region Section Officers Seminar. There, Section Officers and Advisers learned about the new role of the section and how it can best support lodges.  A new program to do this, [...]

May 2019

Central Region Chief’s Midwestern Missive

By | May 23rd, 2019|Central Region Chief's Midwestern Missive|

My Fellow Arrowmen, I hope this message finds you well as we near the end of the academic year and transition into the summer. Throughout my travels to many of your lodges and sections, I have seen the great work you are all doing to improve our organization, and it fills me with joy. I [...]

April 2019

Innovative Event: High Performing Lodge Seminar (HPLS)

By | April 29th, 2019|Innovative Event|

This past February, Sections C-5A and C-5B collaborated to put on the first ever Area 5 High Performing Lodge Seminar.  The seminar was hosted by Tamegonit Lodge and featured some of their Area’s best trainers.  Participants were able to familiarize themselves with the aspects of a High Performing Lodge, and they learned how to increase [...]

March 2019

March Section of the Month: Section C-6A

By | March 15th, 2019|Section of the Month|

Home to the current Central Region Chief, Section C-6A is made up of 6 Lodges headquartered in Indiana. Besides being the host Section to 12 of the past 33 National Order of the Arrow Conferences (NOAC), C-6A hosts their conclave next month, on the weekend of April 12-14.  The Section had the following info to [...]

February 2019

First Edition of the Central Region Chief’s Midwestern Missive

By | February 1st, 2019|Central Region Chief's Midwestern Missive|

Introducing the first ever edition of the Central Region Chief's quarterly letter to the Region: The Midwestern Missive.  A Missive is an official letter, so I hope you enjoy the following words from our 2019 Central Region Chief, Brandon Stahl: My fellow Arrowmen: Great opportunities are among us! Today, female Scouts BSA units were allowed [...]

December 2018

2019 Central Region Service Grant Recipients

By | December 30th, 2018|Awards & Recognition|

Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants.  The National OA Committee makes $50,000 available each year for matching grants via the OA Service Grant Program. The Central Region is honored to have two Lodges who have been awarded Service Grants. They are as follows: Illini [...]

Brandon Stahl Elected 2019 Central Region Chief

By | December 29th, 2018|Region Update|

Congratulations to Section C-6A Chief Brandon Stahl, our new Central Region Chief! Brandon was elected Central Region Chief at the OA National Planning Meeting.  He hails from Mishawaka, Indiana where he is a Vigil Honor member from Sakima Lodge of the LaSalle Council.  Brandon had the unique opportunity of serving as a lodge chief, section [...]

April 2016

Save the Date!

By | April 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Section C-1B Conclave September 16-18, 2016 Gamehaven Scout Reservation Rochester, MN Registration opens May 1st!

January 2016

Happy New Years!

By | January 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Thank you all for a great Centennial Year! 2015 has been widely successful for the Central Region and we're proud to have served you providing coverage throughout the year. We look forward to serving you in 2016! If you are interested in serving with us, head over to and fill out an interest form. [...]

June 2015

Welcome to the Blog!

By | June 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Welcome brothers, to the newly minted Central Region Blog! This will be a fantastic source to see what's currently happening in the great midwest; We'll highlight local lodges and leaders, discuss Region programs and events, and share best practices to help make your local program even stronger. Our Blog Editor Kyle Reamer and his team [...]

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