Order of the Arrow High Adventure


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The Order of the Arrow Trail Crew is a two week program at the Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. During the first week, participants build and repair hiking trails at the ranch under the supervision and guidance of Philmont Trail Crew foreman. For the second week, each crew plans and then hikes its own week-long trek through Philmont. This program is only available during the summer. Treks are open only to registered Arrowmen at least 16 years old but not yet 21.

You can learn more about OA Trail Crew on the National Order of the Arrow website or the Philmont Scout Ranch Website.


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The Order of the Arrow Wilderness Voyage is a two-week program at the Charles L. Sommers High Adventure Canoe Base in Ely, Minnesota (one of three canoe bases that make up the Northern Tier National High Adventure Bases). This two-week program takes participants into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. The first week is spent building and repairing the area’s portage trails. During the second week, participants canoe a route that they plan themselves. This program is only available during the summer. Voyages are open only to registered Arrowmen at least 16 years old but not yet 21.

You can learn more about Wilderness Voyage on the National Order of the Arrow website or the Northern Tier High Adventure Bases website.


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The Order of the Arrow Ocean Adventure is a thirteen day program at Florida Sea Base in Islamorada, FL. During the first half of the trip, participants will receive PADI Scuba certification at Sea Base. The second half will be spent aiding the marine life and coral reefs of the Florida Keys. Note that PADI Scuba certification requires significant independent study before the Ocean Adventure trip. This program is only available during the summer. Trips are open only to registered Arrowmen at least 16 years old but not yet 21.

You can learn more about Ocean Adventure on the National Order of the Arrow website or the Florida Sea Base website.


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The Order of the Arrow Summit Experience is an 8 day program at the Summit Bechtel Reserve in West Virginia. Four days of the program will be focused on building or maintaining trail around the Summit, and the New River Gorge National River Area. The remainder of the experience will revolve around white water kayaking and rafting, along with mountain biking, climbing, and participation in other Summit activities.  Arrowmen ages 14 but not yet 18 will have the opportunity to explore all that the Summit has to offer in terms of adventure, brotherhood and cheerful service.

You can learn more about the Summit Experience on the National Order of the Arrow Website or the Summit Bechtel Reserve website.