Cloth Talk 2.0 Videos

Videos that share some of the history of Carolina Order of the Arrow lodges.

1910 – 1960 North Carolina Boy Scout Camp Insignia

1910 – 1960 North Carolina Boy Scout Camp Insignia North Carolina Boy Scout Camps – The First Fifty Years Larry Lane recorded a 15 minute PowerPoint presentation on the early history of Boy Scout camps in North Carolina (video link below!).  Here is a summary of his findings.  Please watch the video to see some great images he included. Types of Councils In the …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #11: OA Mugs Unboxing

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #11: OA Mugs Unboxing You will see the smile on my face when one of my biggest regrets is erased with the Boy Scout collection that I unbox in this video. During a move I broke one of my most treasured OA mugs. Then through a stroke of luck the replacement mug literally landed in my lap. This video …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #10: Putting Together Themed Collections

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #10: Putting Together Themed Collections As Boy Scout memorabilia collectors how many of us have side collections that we started to have fun with? In this episode of Cloth Talk 2.0 Hank and I take turns discussing and holding up to the camera side collections that we have put together. One thing that many of these themes have in common …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode 9: Having Fun With Side Collections

If you are bitten by the patch bug then one way to treat your illness is to develop fun and inexpensive side collections that you can work on at any time. Hank Birdsong has done this by starting up a collection of cancer awareness patches issued by the Boy Scouts. The whole point here is …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #8: How To Build Up Trading Stock Without Going Broke

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #8: How To Build Up Trading Stock Without Going Broke In this episode of Cloth Talk 2.0 Hank and Jason share ideas for how you can accumulate Boy Scout memorabilia to use in trades without busting your budget. Jason starts it off by sharing two examples of how he saw an opportunity to purchase extra OA patches at a good price and he invested in …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #7: How To Spread the Patch Bug

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #7: How To Spread the Patch Bug In this episode recorded for Boy Scout memorabilia collectors Hank Birdsong and Jason Spangler talk about ideas for getting people interested in the hobby. Hank shares a tip that I don’t see a lot of seasoned collectors using – bringing your framed collection to display at Scouting events. By doing this you show people what’s …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #6: Organizing Your Patch Collection

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #6: Organizing Your Patch Collection In this video Hank Birdsong and Jason Spangler share some tips for how to organize your patch collection.  Both hosts agree that the easiest way to do this is with 3-ring binders.  Jason has been using a system for years that is very easy to put together.  Using materials that you can get from any …Read More



Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #5: What To Collect In The Hobby

Cloth Talk 2.0 Episode #5: What To Collect In The Hobby It’s been a little while since Hank Birdsong and Jason Spangler got behind the camera to publish an episode of Cloth Talk 2.0. For those of you who are not familiar with the idea – this is a short 5-7 minute show to talk about patches for the CarolinaOA.com website. Hank along with Rick Horne …Read More



Occoneechee Lodge 104 Trade-O-Ree Memories

Occoneechee Lodge 104 Trade-O-Ree Memories 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!



How The 104 Thunderbirds Run An Awesome OA Trading Post

How The 104 Thunderbirds Run An Awesome OA Trading Post Occoneechee Lodge 104 runs a very efficient Trading Post that brings in north of $15,000 in gross sales at a typical event at Camp Durant. In this video the youth chairman Jackson Seagroves who heads up the trading post committee shares the tips and tactics they use for pulling it off. Their successful lodge trading …Read More