Brotherhood Honor

The Brotherhood Honor is the second of three honors that can be bestowed upon an Order of the Arrow Arrowman.

Becoming a Brotherhood Honor Member

Complete the following requirements and you may be eligible to seal your membership in the Order and enter the Circle of Brotherhood:

  • Complete 10 months of service as an Ordeal Member.
  • Be a registered and active member of a Scouting Program/Unit.
  • Be a registered and active member (dues paid) in the Michigamea Lodge #110, Order of the Arrow.
  • Memorize the signs of Arrow Membership: Obligation, Official Song, and Admonition.
  • Submit a letter to the Lodge Secretary stating the following: Explain what you think the Obligation means; Describe how you have been fulfilling this Obligation in your troop/team and in your daily life, and how you have used your understanding of the Ordeal to aid in this service; and describe your specific plans for giving service in the lodge program.
Eligible Brotherhood Candidates can receive assistance and training at the “Brotherhood Workshop” scheduled for Saturday Afternoon. Participants will review requirements during the workshop and be alotted time to edit and modify their Brotherhood letters.

When Am I Eligible to Become a Brotherhood Member?

Ordeal Candidates who have completed at least 10 months of service as an Ordeal Member may be eligible. For example:
If You Completed Your Ordeal at...Then You May be Eligible for Brotherhood at...
Spring Fellowship 2015,Spring Fellowship 2016.
Fall Fellowship 2015,Fall Fellowship 2016.


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What is the Free Brotherhood Program?

If You Plan to Complete Your Brotherhood at the...Obtaining Brotherhood is Free, if you completed your Ordeal at the...
Spring Fellowship 2016,Spring Fellowship 2015, Spring Fellowship 2014 or Fall Fellowship 2014
Fall Fellowship 2016,Spring Fellowship 2015, Fall Fellowship 2015 or Fall Fellowship 2014

Last Updated: 4/7/2016