Yes, female youth are allowed in the Order of the Arrow

expertlogo1As of Feb. 1, 2019, all youth — young men and young women — are eligible for election into the Order of the Arrow, Scouting’s national honor society.

OA unit elections are permitted in Scouts BSA troops, Venturing crews and Sea Scout ships.

Previously, elections only were for Boy Scout troops, but now both young men and young women are eligible for election.

Read more here.


Photo from: Camp Perry, Hidalgo, Texas

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