You’ve completed your Ordeal and are now a full member in the Order of the Arrow, entitled to all the rights and privileges of membership within the Order of the Arrow. However, your journey in the Order of the Arrow is only just beginning. A world of opportunities is now open to you as a member of Ho-Nan-Ne-Ho-Ont Lodge 165 and the Order of the Arrow. 

This page will help you as you take the next steps on your membership journey and explore the wonders of the Order of the Arrow.

Get Activated! — Attend Lodge Events and Functions

Now that you are a member of the Order of the Arrow, you can proudly wear your Sash and Lodge Flap. It is time to “activate” your membership within the Lodge/Order and see what being an Arrowman is all about.

The best way to activate your membership is to attend Lodge Events and Functions. You are encouraged to attend Lodge Events and Functions within the first few months after completing your Induction (Ordeal Weekend. You should have received some information at your Ordeal about upcoming Events and Functions, but if not, you can visit our Calendar of Events Page to find out the next event 

There are a variety of Order of the Arrow events, activities, and trainings events throughout the year that you can attend.

Get Involved:

Being a member in Ho-Nan-Ne-Ho-Ont Lodge 165 is 100% what you make of it. Getting involved in the Lodge will provide a more satisfying experience, make you a better leader, and develop life-long friendships. 

There are a lot of ways to get involved in Ho-Nan-Ne-Ho-Ont Lodge. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Seal the Bonds of Brotherhood:

As an Ordeal member, your focus should be on providing leadership to your home unit. 

After 6 months as an Ordeal member, you have the opportunity to take the next step in your membership journey and become a Brotherhood Member. 

As a Brotherhood Member, your focus should also include more service the Lodge as well as your unit.

You can become a Brotherhood Member at just about any of our regular Lodge weekends. The Event's Page will state if we are holding a Brotherhood Ceremony that weekend or not

To learn more about sealing your bond and becoming a Brotherhood Member visit our Brotherhood Page

Still Have Questions? 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions Page or use the Google Form here to reach out to our Lodge Membership Relations Team.