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Merit Badge Opportunities

Looking to add to that growing of collection of merit badges? There are opportunities all year long with partners of our local Boy Scouts. Merit Badge College is just one the events throughout the year. Check out our friends at the National Athletic Park. Their page and how they help Boy Scouts can be found

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

Lion Program

              Lions Program Quick Facts: The Lions is a pilot program of the Boy Scouts for Kindergarten-age boys. Lions must be 5 yrs old by September 30th to join. Since it is a pilot program, there are only a few units currently available to join, see the listing below.

The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center

Occoneechee Council and and The Triangle Nonprofit and Volunteer Leadership Center, located in Durham, NC,  are working together to count your Scouting hours toward THREE Award Programs through The Center.  The Center has been around since 1972 supporting nonprofit organizations.  Read more about them at www.thevolunteercenter.org. The Three Awards are Commssioner’s Award, Mayor’s Award and President’s Award: 

Explorers

Exploring is based on a unique and dynamic relationship between youth and the organizations in their communities. Businesses and community organizations initiate a specific Career Explorer Post by matching their people and program resources to the interests of youth in the community. The result is a program of activities that helps youth pursue their special

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

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