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There are 17 lodges that stretch across Order of the Arrow sections SR-5 and SR-7B covering North Carolina, South Carolina and a sliver of Georgia.  CarolinaOA.com is a website built to share and preserve Scouting history and knowledge of memorabilia among Boy Scout collectors.

Each of the lodges represented in the site has a lodge editor(s) who is charged with providing the latest news on issues from that lodge and also helping to pass on the story of the memorabilia issued over the years.

    

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Santee Lodge 116 Activity Patch Set for 2019

Since 2013 Santee Lodge has created activity patch sets with a common design.  Back in 2013 it was to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the lodge.  The tradition has continued every year.  In 2019 the lodge leadership settled on a Totem Pole set for the 6 activity patches that make up the lodge calendar.  The …Read More

Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Issues New Patch With Innovative Program

At the Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Lodge 70 Fall Fellowship this past weekend members received their First Year Arrowman patch. For this first year all members were eligible to earn the patch if they fulfilled the requirements of being active and attending several chapter meetings. In the future only new Brothers will have the opportunity to earn …Read More

2019 Dixie Fellowship Design Released

In 2019 Eswau Huppeday Lodge of the Piedmont Council will host the Dixie Fellowship at Camp Bud Shiele.  The patch design for this year features the standard delegate (top left red) and staff patch (top right pink) along with a trio of fundraiser patches around a ghosted star center patch.  This will be the first …Read More

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A Patch Collectors Guide To Santee Lodge 116

  Download the free PDF: A Patch Collectors Guide To Santee Lodge 116 (35 pages in color) In the post  Blue Book era of OA collecting the trend I see in the hobby is for dedicated lodge historians to publish their own lodge memorabilia books.  I first published this book in 2008 and followed it …Read More

Tomo Chi-Chi 119 Anniversary Flap from 2010

At the 2010 Dixie, there were a lot of Lodge flaps with a “100th Anniversary of Scouting” theme on them. Two of the older boys in the lodge, Josh MacMillan and Jared Butler, who attended the 2009 NOAC and traded patches, saw that Tomo Chi-Chi didn’t have one. So, on the drive back from Dixie, …Read More

Eswau Huppeday Issues A Time Traveling Flap

Below is the Eswau Huppeday Dixie delegate flap. It is a much toned down from original design that had a much more future look to our totem, a much further into the future look! Our lodge theme for the year is time travel, and this totem gets us a little more into the future. The …Read More

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