Catawba Lodge History
Catawba Lodge History
Past Lodge Chiefs
Past Lodge Advisers
Past National Officers
 
         
DSA Award
Founders Award
OA Crenshaw Award
Vigil Honor
Service to the Nest
History of the Golden Arrow
Ceremony Team Awards
Dixie & Conclave Awards
NOAC Awards
 

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1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s








The Founders of Catawba Lodge #459:

(From Left to Right):
Fred Van Treece, John Holland, & Gene Grimes


2000...
Lodge sends a delegation to NOAC held at University of Tennessee. Ryan Yamada elected as Section Vice-Chief. Max Cooper steps down as Lodge Adviser and is replaced by Bill Kennedy.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 2nd Place Newsletter, 2nd Place Where to Go Camping Guide, 1st Place Website, 2nd Place Pre-Ordeal, 2nd Place Brotherhood, 1st Place Totem Pole

2001...
50th Anniversary celebrated at Fall Fellowship at Clear Creek Scout Camp, special patch and re-dedication ceremony to honor event.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 3rd Place Where to Go Camping Guide, 2nd Place Website, 3rd Place Training, 1st Place Individual Dance, 2nd Place Pre-Ordeal, 1st Place Brotherhood, 1st Place Totem Pole.  
Had arrowmmen serve on OA Service Corps at National Scout Jamboree.

2002...
Started construction on new ceremonial ring at Clear Creek Scout Camp. A commemorative seven-patch North Carolina Lighthouse set was issued as a fundraising effort for the construction.  
Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- Section Honor Lodge, 3rd Place Planbook, 3rd Place Lodge Display, 3rd Place Where to Go Camping Guide, 2nd Place Website, WON Quest for the Golden Arrow, 2nd Place Pre-Ordeal, 2nd Place Brotherhood, 2nd Place Totem Pole

2003...
The Lodge wins the Norman Allston Spirit Award at the Dixie Fellowship for the first time in its history. Constructs the Heritage Arts Center at Camp Grimes 
with a $5000 Service Grant from the Order of the Arrow. Dixie Fellowship Awards -- Spirit Award, 3rd Place Planbook, 1st Place Website, 2nd Place Pre-Ordeal, 2nd Place Brotherhood, 1st Place Totem Pole.  Catawba sends delegation to Indian Summer.

2004...
Catawba host Dixie Fellowship "Find the Flame, Light the Fire" at Clear Creek Scout Camp. Over 1200 arrowmen attend. Frank Sturges elected as Section Chief.  
Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 1st Place Newsletter, 3rd Place Website, 3rd Place Pre-Ordeal, 3rd Place Brotherhood, 1st Place Totem Pole.

2005...
Construction completed on the new ceremony ring at Clear Creek Scout Camp. The ring was dedicated at Spring Fellowship. Dustin Counts elected as 
Section Chief.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 3rd Place Newsletter, 3rd Place Planbook, 3rd Place Website, 2nd Place Training, 3rd Place Quest for the Golden Arrow, 1st Place Totem Pole.  Had arrowmmen serve on OA Service Corps at National Scout Jamboree.

2006...
Catawba Lodge, as represented by Greylan Counts, wins the NOAC mascot championship. LLDC sticky-bun eating competition established. Frank Sturges elected as Section Vice-Chief. Dustin Counts is the first arrowman in Catawba Lodge to be elected to a national office as Southern Region Chief.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 2nd Place Planbook, 2nd Place Quest for the Golden Arrow, 1st Place Totem Pole

2007...
Clear Creek Scout Camp is renamed to Belk Scout Camp in honor of John Belk and his many contributions to Scouting and Mecklenburg County Council.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- Section Honor Lodge, 1st Place Totem Pole.  Catawba sends delegation and staff to National Conservation & Leadership Summit (NCLS)

2008...
Mark Turner steps up in the role as MCC Scout Executive after Leroy Mayne retires.  Bill Kennedy steps down as Lodge Adviser and is replaced by Jeff Worboys.  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 2nd Place Totem Pole  Catawba sends contingent to participate in Arrow Corp 5.

2009...
Catawba Lodge places well at Dixie Fellowship. Paul Horton places 1st for Allowat Sakima. Lodge Website tied for 2nd Place. Lodge Won the Norman Allston Spirit Award.  
Catawba sends delegation to National OA Conference (NOAC).  Dixie Fellowship Awards -- 3rd Place Training, 3rd Place Brotherhood