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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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Valentine’s Day for Tomo Chi-Chi Lodge 119

I was an Assistant Scoutmaster for the Troop that the 2010 Lodge Chief was a scout in. We were sitting around a table discussing what the theme for the next year should be, and I was telling them that with 11 lodges in the section, that many of the ideas that they coming up with …Read More

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

Wahissa Lodge 118 – 75th Anniversary OA Issues

Wahissa 118 recently issued a new flap set and jacket patch to commemorate their 75th anniversary. Pictured below with the J7 Backpatch are the following flaps: S37 – Camp Lasater Commemorative (brown bdr) S38 – Lodge Chiefs Commemorative (White bdr) S39 – Camp Raven Knob Commemorative (Yellow bdr) S40 – OA Rededication Commemorative (Red bdr) …Read More

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