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This video takes you inside the non-stop Boy Scout patch trading at the 2015 Section SR7B Cardinal Conclave. Held at Camp Tuscarora in Four Oaks, North Carolina this was the largest conclave in the nation during the centennial year of the Order of the Arrow. Please leave comments below and share!
Last year’s 2014 Cardinal Conclave broke the record for the largest OA conclave ever held with 1700 arrowmen. The 2015 event is being hosted by Nayawin Rar Lodge 296 at Camp Tuscarora. Registration is now open including the memorabilia preorder form. The folks in charge are hoping to get 1500 brothers for this The registration …Read More
Many collectors from North Carolina were in attendance for the Occoneechee Lodge 104 Trade-O-Ree that was held at Camp Durant near Carthage, NC over the weekend of August 22-23. This video lasts right at 90 seconds. Enjoy! Submitted by Webmaster Jason Spangler Please leave comments below!
From the pages of the latest issue of the Apensuwi we have the design of the Mighty Cardinal flaps that will be issued at Camp Bowers for the 2014 Conclave. These flaps have been a hit at conclaves for the last several years. The trick is that these are not preorder items. You have to …Read More
The Order of the Arrow lodges of North Carolina were invited by Tali Taktaki Lodge to a gathering at Camp Graystone in September 1945. Greensboro Council’s former Assistant Scout Executive Bob Wolff was the leader in organizing and promoting this event. Earlier in the year he had accepted a new job as Scout Executive of …Read More
It has been twenty-five years since John Pleasants and I issued the book “North Carolina Patches of the Order of the Arrow” in 1989. This was in the day before cell phones and the Internet. Personal computers existed but were very expensive and only businesses were using them. Patch trading was done primarily person-to-person at …Read More
Matt Delk has been collecting OA belt buckles for many years. During that time he has put together an impressive accumulation of buckles from the Carolinas including the Georgia lodges Bob White 87 and Tomo Chi-Chi 119. In this video shot in January 2014 he shares his collection and explains a little of the history …Read More
The 2011 SR-7B Section Conclave was held at Camp Raven Knob located near Mt. Airy, NC on April 15 – 17 and hosted by Wahissa Lodge 118. Rob Orr served as Section Chief. He was not elected to the job, but took over after the untimely death of Michael Turner on May 1, 2010. Over …Read More
Klahican Lodge 331 will host the 2014 SR7B Conclave at Camp Bowers the weekend of April 25-27. The conclave is expected to bring over 1,000 Arrowmen to White Oak, North Carolina. In a stroke of luck for patch hounds the neighboring council and lodge are hosting the 2014 Dixie Fellowship just under two hours drive …Read More
One of the unique ways that SR-7B makes the budget for its conclave is by running an online preorder system. The beauty of this is that you don’t even have to be attending to complete an order. You have to make arrangements for someone in your lodge to pick it up – but if you …Read More