For over 100 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives. This recognition provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well. Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long term resident camping, and providing cheerful service to others. OA service, activities, adventures, and training for youth and adults are models of quality leadership development and programming that enrich and help to extend Scouting to America’s youth.
The Section is a coalition of 5 Lodges in the Northeast Region that join together to host an annual Conclave and provide a link between the Northeast Region and Lodge programs, while adverting high adventure opportunities. Section NE-6B is located in Central Pennsylvania and parts of Maryland, and serves five councils and their respective lodges. Section NE-6B began officially on July 1, 2008 and grew on July 1, 2011, following area realignments in the Northeast Region.