Announcing the Ajapeu Lodge 2 NOAC 2018 Contingent
Ajapeu Lodge 2 is gearing up for the 2018 National Order of the Arrow Conference, and you can be a part of it! Join us at NOAC from July 30-August 4, 2018 for one of the best events that Scouting has to offer!
What is NOAC?
The National Order of the Arrow Conference, or NOAC, is the second-largest event in the Boy Scouts of America. It is planned and executed by Arrowmen, for Arrowmen from across the country, and is noted for its youth-led planning. NOAC is always held on a major college campus; in 2018, NOAC will be held at Indiana University. This has its own unique benefits, as Arrowmen will be able to sleep in campus dorms and will not have to worry about bedding or cooking.
NOAC will host more than 8,000 Scouts and Scouters from across the country features tons of exciting activities. Some of the activities from past NOACs include:
- Human foosball
- Rock climbing
- Zip lining
- Shooting sports
- Obstacle courses
- Four high-energy, Broadway-caliber stadium shows
- World-class training from subject matter experts
- And much more!
Join the Lodge Contingent
Any Arrowman in good standing with Ajapeu Lodge 2 (meaning you have your dues paid) can attend NOAC, and there is truly benefit for Arrowmen of all ages and tenures. However, because of capacity restraints, limitations on the size of contingents have been implemented by the National Order of the Arrow Committee. Ajapeu Lodge 2 has been granted an initial contingent size of 21 youth and 6 adults. While we may be able to expand the contingent size later to take additional Arrowmen, it is not guaranteed.
To balance the competing interests of the limited space with the expected interest of lodge members, separate youth and adult panels will review all those who register for the interest list with an eye towards those who will have the greatest impact on the lodge in the years to come. Those not selected will be kept on a reserve list in the event we are able to take additional lodge members. Sign up today to ensure that you are on the list of those interested in NOAC 2018!
Ajapeu Lodge 2 is excited to announce that registrations for its NOAC 2018 contingent are now being accepted!
To register for NOAC, follow the link below.
A $100 deposit is required to join the interest list. While final costs have not yet been determined due to the fluctuation of airfare prices, we expect the cost to come in somewhere between $1,000 and $1,200 for the program.
If you have questions, you may visit our Frequently Asked Questions, which has more information on NOAC's activities, how the contingent will be selected, and how payment will occur for NOAC. Additional contingent-specific information will be posted on our NOAC contingent website.
If you have any further questions, please contact Lodge Adviser Pete Liptrot. You can also visit the official NOAC 2018 website.