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Since 1913, the BSA has utilized several different organizational structures for councils and lodges (Geary ii). In 1938, lodges were grouped first into fifteen, then eventually twenty-six areas. When the OA became fully integrated into the BSA in 1948, lodges were reorganized as part of the Twelve Scouting Regions.

The 1973 New Section Operation realigned lodges into areas and sections among the Six Regions.

In 1992, the Six Regions were consolidated into four. The East Central and the eastern half of the North Central Region was merged to create the Central Region, while the western half of the North Central Region merged into the Western Region. The Southeast and South Central Regions were combined to create the Southern Region. The Northeast Region's seven areas were reorganized into five; however, its boundaries remained unchanged.

In October 2021, it was announced that in December, as part of Project Magellan, the OA would be moving to two regions: Pacific and Atlantic. However, by December these names were changed to Gateway and Eastern, and a list of new sections was released. With the exception of Sections C-2 and C-6B, section boundaries aren't changing. Supposedly, this orgazational structure will be separate from the new BSA National Service Territories. This is particulary interesting, as since the OA's full integration with the BSA in 1948, OA regions and areas have almost always been in lockstep with BSA regions.

Works Cited:

Geary, Patrick. Councils of the BSA 6th ed. n.p., 2000, p. ii. Print.

"New Section Operation," Order of the Arrow Bulletin, vol. 4. Boy Scouts of America, 1972, p. 4. Print.

"Project Magellan." Boy Scouts of America, 14 Dec. 2021. Web. 22 Dec. 2021.




2022 SECTION CONCLAVES
Eastern Section Conclaves
E-1 Camp Buffalo, IN
Takachsin 173
Apr 22-24, 2022
E-3 Skymont SR, TN
Talidandaganu' 293
Apr 22-24, 2022
E-4 Hood SR, MS
Sebooney Okasucca 260
Apr 8-10, 2022
E-5 Wallwood SR, FL
Semialachee 239
Apr 8-10, 2022
E-6 Camp Benjamin Hawkins, GA
Echeconnee 358
Apr 1-3, 2022
E-7 Camp John J Barnhardt, NC
Itibapishe Iti Hollo 188
Apr 22-24, 2022
E-8 Camp Tuscarora, NC
Nayawin̅ Ra̅R 296
Apr 22-24, 2022
E-9 Camp Shenandoah, VA
Shenandoah 258
Apr 29 - May 1, 2022
E-10 C Saffran; Broadcreek Memorial SR, MD
Nentico 12?
May 20-22, 2022
Eastern Section Conclaves
Hidden Valley SR, PA
Sasquesahanough 11
Jun 3-5, 2022
E-11
E-12 Camp Bucoco, PA
Kuskitannee 168
Jun 10-12, 2022
E-13 Fort Steuben SR, OH
Onondaga 36
May 20-22, 2022
E-14 Camp Lavigne, PA
Wyona 18
Jun 10-12, 2022/td>
E-15 Camp Babcock-Hovey, NY
Tschipey Achtu
Jun 3-5, 2022
E-16 Mt. Norris SR, VT
Ajapeu 351
Aug 12-14, 2022
E-18 Alpine Scout Camp, NJ
Kintecoying 4?
Jun 10-12, 2022
E-19 Yawgoog SR, RI
Pennacook 52
Jun 10-12, 2022
E-20 Camp Sequassen, CT
Owaneco 313
Jun 10-12, 2022
Gateway Section Conclaves
G-1 C Beauregard, Army National Guard, LA
Comanche 254?
Apr 22-24, 2022
G-2 Camp Strake, TX
Colonneh 137
Apr 22-24, 2011
G-3 Kinsey SR
Caddo 149
Apr 22-24, 2022
G-4 Camp Rockefeller, AR
Quapaw 160
Apr 29 - May 1, 2022
G-5 Quivera SR, KS
Kansa 198?
Sep 9-11, 2022
G-6 Camp Arrowhead, MO
Dzie-Hauk Tonga 429?
Apr 8-10, 2022
G-7 Rhodes-France SR, IL
Woapink 167
Oct 7-9, 2022
G-8 Ingawanis Adventure Base, IA
Sac-N-Fox 108?
Sep 16-18, 2022
G-9 Indian Mound SR, WI
Kanwa tho 636
Apr 22-24, 2022
G-10 Crystal Lake SR, WI
Tom Kita Chara 96

Sep 16-18, 2022
G-11 C Ripley National Guard Training Ctr, MN
Naguonabe 31
Sep 30 - Oct 2, 2022
G-12C location?
Tahosa 383
Oct 7-9, 2022
Gateway Section Conclaves
G-12N location?
Tahosa 383
Apr 22-24, 2022
G-12S Mountain View Christian Church, NM
Kwahadi 78?
Apr 8-10, 2022
G-13 Marana Middle Sch, AZ
Nebagamon 312
Oct 14-16, 2022
G-14N location?
conclave host?
Aug 26-28, 2022
G-14S location?
conclave host?
date?
G-15 Camp Parsons, WA
T'Kope Kwiskwis 502
Sep 16-18, 2022
G-16 Powerland Heritage Park, OR
Wauna La-Mon'tay 442
Sep 9-11, 2022
G-17N Camp Lassen, CA
Amangi Nacha 47
Sep 16-18, 2022
G-17S Camp Hi-Sierra, CA
Saklan 970>
Apr 22-24, 2022
G-18N location?
conclave host?
date?
G-18S Irvine Ranch Outdoor Education Center, CA
Wiatava 13?
Sep 16-18, 2022
G-19 Camp Pūpūkea, HI
Nā Mokupuni ‘O Lawelawe 567
Apr 1-3, 2022
CR Section Conclaves
C-2 Camp Rotary
Mishigami 29
May 6-8, 2022
C-6B Cricket Holler Scout Camp, OH
Miami 495
May 13-15, 2022
NE Section Conclaves
NE-5 Mt. Allamuchy SR, NJ
Lenape 8
Jun 10-12, 2022






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