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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

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: 

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

Boy Scout Resources

Boy Scout Resources Boy Scouting, one of the traditional membership divisions of the BSA, is available to boys who have earned the Arrow of Light Award and are at least 10 years old or have completed the fifth grade and are at least 10, or who are 11, but not yet 18 years old. The

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