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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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Itibap Dance Team Jacket

From Larry Banks: I spoke with Keith Newell today. He was the Itibap Dance Team adviser after Norman Alston. He said they had the patch made locally by an embroidery service in the late 1980s. There were a set of requirements that dance team members had to complete in order to be able to purchase …Read More

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

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2014 Dixie Fellowship – Tsali Lodge 134 Flap

Here is a new design for the Tsali Lodge 2014 Dixie Contingent designed by Todd Knaperek. The flap has not yet been issued, this is a production scan from the patch company. The flap will be sold on the first day of Dixie fellowship. Todd went a little retro, putting the old five Indians (Tsali, …Read More

Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Lodge 70 2015 NOAC Early Bird Patch

Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Lodge has set an ambitious goal of taking 100 delegates to the 2015 National Order of the Arrow Conference. As of August 21, 2014 with NOAC still a year away the lodge already has 55 Arrowmen signed up. To help promote this event the lodge is issuing an “early bird” patch to the …Read More

Santee Lodge 116 Brings Back The O-B-V

At the 2017 Fall Fellowship old blue is back at Camp Coker. After the National OA rescinded their outright ban on lodges making Ordeal-Brotherhood-Vigil flaps (now they just strongly discourage it) several lodges in the area are going back and reissuing sets. Catawba Lodge 459 was probably the first in the area to do this …Read More

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