2017 OA Service Grant Recipients

Since 1999, the National OA Committee has annually selected lodges from each region to receive matching service grants.  For 2017, 31 lodges in councils across the nation were chosen to receive a combined total of $50,000 in matching grants via the OA Service Grant program.


The following grants were awarded within the region:

  • The Baltimore Area Council, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, will receive $1,300 to relocate its archery field and to construct a new climbing tower at Broad Creek Scout Reservation.
  • The Hudson Valley Council, headquartered in Newburgh, New York, will receive $1,350 to assist in the construction of a new trading post at Camp Nooteeming.
  • The Longhouse Council, headquartered in Syracuse, New York, will receive $1,150 to aid in the construction of a bouldering/climbing wall and the expansion of swimming docks at Camp Woodland.
  • The Narragansett Council, headquartered in East Providence, Rhode Island, will receive $1,000 for the construction of a covered pavilion and multipurpose program area at the Cachalot Scout Reservation.
  • The National Capital Area Council, headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, is being awarded $1,900 to assist in the renovation of the amphitheater at Camp William B. Snyder.
  • The Pine Tree Council, headquartered in Raymond, Maine, will receive $1,000 for 60 new tent platforms and the construction of outriggers on existing tent platforms at Camp William Hinds.

Region Leadership

Northeast Region

Justin St. Louis

Northeast Region

Bob Chaballa

Northeast Region
Staff Adviser

Brad Bowsersox