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Sea Scout Training and Education

Sea Scouts, BSA offers a wide variety of training and education programs designed to enhance your Sea Scout experience.  Click on the program logos below to learn more about these opportunities. Sea Scout Fast Start Intended to be taken by ship leaders, as well as unit commissioners and chartered organization representatives immediately following the acceptance

2016 Silver Beaver Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Silver Beaver Award recipients! Art Bisbee Sonny Crutchfield Christopher FitzSimons IV. Charlotte Johns John LaRocca Battle Whitley Kris Zeek Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the Scouting movement.

SCOUTStrong and PALA Challenge

What is SCOUTStrong? The SCOUTStrong Healthy Living Initiative integrates active lifestyles, healthy eating, and emotional fitness into everything that the Boy Scouts of America do daily. What is PALA? PALA stands for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award and designed to motivate youth and adults to be physically active on a regular basis. Why the Challenge? Promote good

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

Benefits Of Scouting

Benefits Of Scouting Scouting will provide experiences that will help prepare our youth for their future. It provides youth with an opportunity to try new things, provide service to others, build self-confidence, and reinforce ethical standards. Scouting benefits the individual for their lifetime. Come – Be a part of this life experience. Looking for a

Find A Unit

Find A Unit Are you new to Scouting, bridging from Cub Scouts to Boy Scouts, returning to the program or just need a new unit? This National BSA software will allow you to search for a new unit using your zip code  or simply call the Council office at 919-872-4884 and be directed to a

Venturing Training

A cornerstone of the Boy Scout programs is adult training. Training comes in many forms: classroom training, online training and field training to name a few.  Classroom and field training dates can be found by referencing our calendar and online training can be found at  The following information is also helpful in determining which training you require.