News & Events

2017 National Service Award presented to O-Shot-Caw Lodge

The Order of the Arrow is pleased to announce the selection of eight lodges for the National Service Award.  Established in 1999, the National Service Award recognizes up to two lodges in each region that have performed outstanding qualitative and quantitative service for their council. 


O-Shot-Caw Lodge 265 was selected for the 13th time since the award was establishe.  


We were recognized in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and now 2017.

In Memory of Mecheala Rothman

Mecheala Rothman

It is with a heavy heart and profound sadness that I let you know that we’ve lost another beautiful scouter. Mecheala Rothman was called home to the Lords Embrace Wednesday, March 21, 2018. She courageously fought a valiant fight. Heaven has gained another angel, and the world has lost a beautiful soul, as have we.

Mecheala had a get it done attitude and was always willing to help with anything and everything that was asked of her in the scouting world. I will miss my dear friend. May Mecheala Rest In Peace 

Please keep her, her family, and friends, in your thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

In Memory of Anibal J. "AJ" Naranjo

Anibal J. NaranjoDear O-Shot-Caw Lodge Brothers,

It saddens us to announce the untimely death of Brother A.J. Naranjo.  Brother Naranjo passed away Sunday morning following a heart attack.

Please pray for his wife Lisette, his children and his entire Scouting family.

We will make additional announcements when we receive additional information.


Jordan B.
Lodge Chief

Philip R. Engelmann
Lodge Adviser

May the great Scoutmaster of all good Scouts be with the Naranjo family.

2018 Paldani-a-thon

Hello Brothers,

This is an invitation to everyone inside and outside of scouting. The Paldani Chapter will be holding our annual day of service, Paldani-A-Thon on February 23rd from 7:00 pm to February 24th 7:00 am at the Hollywood West Elk's Lodge. It's an exciting night where we provide service while having fun. We get together and play video games, eat pizza, watch movies, sing karaoke, and more! In addition, if you attend you will receive twelve community service hours! Of course if you want, you are welcome to bring in anything of your own, such as gaming consoles or board games. Since this is a fellowship we do ask that anyone who comes brings in a fifty dollar donation. All the proceeds will go towards the Joseph Aaron Abbott campership fund, the Hal Hollis NOAC scholarship fund, the Maury Clancy Native American scholarship fund, and the Seminole District Friends of Scouting Program, all of which were created to help our fellow scouts. Attached below is a flier with more information and a donation collection sheet. If you have any questions feel free to contact me, my email will be listed below. I'm happy to open this to all our lodge members and I hope to see many of you there!

Yours in Brotherhood,

Tyler Schade, 2017-2018 Paldani Chapter Chief


When: February 23rd - 24th 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Where: Hollywood West Elks Lodge
7190 Davie RD Extension
Hollywood, FL 33024

Admission: $50 which you can raise with the form on the back of the flyer which you can DOWNLOAD HERE

2018 Lodge Banquet


Online Registration closes on February 25th at midnight.


All OA Members must have paid their dues to attend this event.  If you have not paid your 2018 dues, please select either the 1 year or 5 year option during registration.  If you have not paid your dues when you arrive at the banquet, you will be required to pay at that time.


Mar 02, 2018 -  Mar 04, 2018 at Camp Elmore


Register at 


Members = $30 for the weekend

Brotherhood Candidates = $42 for the weekend

Saturday Dinner Guests = $15

Come enjoy fun, fellowship and service with your chapter and help recognize our brothers for their Cheerful Service.