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Region Chief, Zach Callicutt, is attending our Conclave

Don't miss your chance to meet the 2018 Southern Region Chief at Conclave. Zach hails from Oxford, MS. He is an Eagle Scout, and Vigil Honor member of Chicksa Lodge. Previously, Zach served as section chief for SR-6 and is a recipient of the Founder’s Award and James E. West Award. Zach is a public policy leadership major at the University of Mississippi and plans to attend law school following his graduation. He enjoys golf, sailing, and duck hunting. A fun fact about Zach is that he learned how to water ski when he was eight years old.  

Innovation through Technology grows Occoneechee Lodge

Innovation is a word we hear a lot in the Order of the Arrow and in the Boy Scouts of America. It means “a new method, idea, product, etc.” Every lodge strives to create something innovative for themselves to help grow their membership, keep members active, and improve member experience. For Occoneechee Lodge, we take a lot of pride in our technology team. We’ve found, over the years, that investing in our technology infrastructure can help alleviate tedious tasks and free up time for planning more program aspects of our lodge. Here are a few solutions we’ve implemented that have helped us...

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Be a Donor at Conclave!

Give the gift of life at the 2018 Cardinal Conclave. When you register for conclave, check the blood drive box to be sent more information about time slots. The blood bus will be at Camp Cherokee from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday. You must be 18 years old or older to donate without parent permission at Conclave. Arrowman who are 16 or 17 years old can still donate with a parent permission form in hand. Click the "Learn More" button below to find the permission form.

Bring your Canned Food to Conclave!

Now is the time to start preparing for our annual canned food drive! The lodge that brings the most weight per participant will receive VIP seating at the Saturday night show of Conclave. Be on the lookout for more information regarding food dropoff in the coming months.

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Secretary — Nicholas Anderson

Nicholas Anderson is from Wake Forest, NC and a member of Occoneechee Lodge. He also serves as the National Visual Media Lead for the Order of the Arrow and the Lodge Chief for Occoneechee Lodge. Nicholas is currently studying Computer Information Systems (BSBA) at Appalachian State University. He’s excited to help spread the message of the Section.

Promotions Chair — Ian McPherson

Ian is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina and is currently a high school student. In his free time, he enjoys a mix of graphic design, technical production, woodworking, and Scouting. For the 2018 Conclave, he hopes to do everything he can to communicate Conclave and Section information to our Lodges and Arrowmen in the most effective, engaging, and creative way possible. Ian is currently the Lodge Chief for Wahissa Lodge.

Register Before Time Runs Out!


Registration closes April 1st, 2018 at 12:00 am

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New Memorabilia Items for 2018!

If you're attending the National Order of the Arrow Conference this summer, don't miss your chance to purchase the Section's NOAC Polo. We will have a dedicated day that participants can all wear their polos during NOAC.

For the first time, the Section is now offering a belt buckle to complete any scouting uniform. Don't miss your chance to get this limited item.

2018 NOAC Polo

$25.00 - $30.00


SR-7B Belt Buckle



Southern Region Section 7B

c/o Occoneechee Council, BSA
3231 Atlantic Avenue.
Raleigh, NC 27604

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