Author Archives: Kevin Blackwood

Sea Scouts, BSA

Sea Scouts, BSA is a program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women ages 14 to 21. The Purpose of Sea Scouts For over 100 years Sea Scouting has promoted better citizenship and improved members’ boating skills through instruction and practice in water safety, boating skills, outdoor, social, service experiences, and

James E West Recipients

The James E West Fellows recognizes gifts to the Occoneechee Council Endowment fund in the amount of $1000 or more.    The award consists of a square knot and certificate indicating the date of the award. The Occoneechee Lodge presents one or more awards annually in the name of an outstanding Arrowmen as a token of

Order of the Arrow

History For more than 100 years, the Order of the Arrow (OA) has recognized Scouts and Scouters who best exemplify the Scout Oath and Law in their daily lives.  This recognition provides encouragement for others to live these ideals as well.  Arrowmen are known for maintaining camping traditions and spirit, promoting year-round and long term

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