Articles from March 2017



Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set GMY Border S31 X13

With the 2017 NAtional JAmboree just a few months away, here is the third of three sets issued by Lowanne Nimat Lodge for the 2017 National Jamboree. The Three sets share a common design and only differ by the border color. The final set has a Gold Mylar Border.

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set GMY Border  S31 X13

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set GMY Border S31 X13

There were reportedly only 50 Gold Mylar sets made.

The stats for this set are:
S31 GMY R M/C WHT WHT FDL; TUR 219, WWW WHT Jamboree 2017 w/X13
X13 GMY R M/C WHT WHT FDL; Jamboree 2017 w/XS31

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“We lay it down as a fundamental, that laws, to be just, must give a reciprocation of right; that, without this, they are mere arbitrary rules of conduct, founded in force, and not in conscience.” –Thomas Jefferson, Notes on the state of Virginia, 1782

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NER OA – 2015 Gathering Of Leaders Participant Patch

In 2011, the Gathering of Leaders replaced the Section Officers Seminar, while I had already posted the 2016 Gathering of Leaders patches, here is the 2015 Gathering of Leaders Participant Patch with a Black Border.

NER OA – 2015 Gathering Of Leaders Participant Patch

NER OA – 2015 Gathering Of Leaders Participant Patch

My current NER OA needs include:
Northeast Region (NER) Quality Section 2004 Blue
NER 2001 Jambo GMY border Dome,
NER 2002 NOAC GMY triangle,
NER 2004 NOAC SMY border Rectangle,
NER 2006 NOAC GMY Dome,
NER 2014 Gathering of Leaders SMY border

For those who collect Northeast Region Order of the Arrow Patches Dave Scocca’s website is invaluable.



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“But let there be no change by usurpation; for though this, in one instance, may be the instrument of good, it is the customary weapon by which free governments are destroyed.” –George Washington

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Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set SMY Border S30 X12

This is the second of three sets issued by Lowanne Nimat Lodge for the 2017 National Jamboree. The Three sets share a common design and only differ by the border color. The second set has a Silver Mylar Border.

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set SMY Border S30 X12

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set SMY Border S30 X12

There were reportedly only 50 sets made.

The stats for this set are:
S30 SMY R M/C WHT WHT FDL; TUR 219, WWW WHT Jamboree 2017 w/X12
X12 SMY R M/C WHT WHT FDL; Jamboree 2017 w/XS30

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“For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it might cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.” –Patrick Henry

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Kittan Lodge #364 Wakpominee Chapter Beaver Day Round

My understanding is that the patch shown below is the Kittan Lodge #364 Wakpominee Chapter Beaver Day Round. The patch is undated, but I’ve been told that different colored borders were issued for different years.

Kittan Lodge #364 Wakpominee Chapter Beaver Day Round

Kittan Lodge #364 Wakpominee Chapter Beaver Day Round

Can anyone confirm the year this black bordered patch was used?



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“The same prudence which in private life would forbid our paying our own money for unexplained projects, forbids it in the dispensation of the public moneys.” –Thomas Jefferson

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Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set Black Border S29 X11

This is the first of three sets issued by Lowanne Nimat Lodge for the 2017 National Jamboree. The Three sets share a common design and only differ by the border color. The first fundraiser set has a Black Border.

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set Black Border  S29 X11

Lowanne Nimat Lodge #219 2017 Jamboree Set Black Border S29 X11

There were reportedly 300 sets made.

The stats for this set are:
S29 BLK R M/C WHT WHT FDL; TUR 219, WWW WHT Jamboree 2017 w/X11
X11 BLK R M/C WHT WHT FDL; Jamboree 2017 w/XS29

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“Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives.” –John Adams

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Section NE-2A Backpack / Swag Bag

After the Northeast Region realignment in 2011,Section NE-2A contained:

  • Tschitani #10 CT
  • Half Moon #28 NY
  • Pocumtuc #(83) MA
  • Nacha Nimat #86 NY
  • Owaneco #313 CT
  • Paugassett #553 CT

They have issued a number of patches during their existence beginning in 2012. This bag is undated but uses the image/totem which began in 2012.

Section NE-2A Backpack / Swag Bag

Section NE-2A Backpack / Swag Bag

Can anyone confirm when this was first issued?

Thanks to Mia Hubbert for the scan.



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“A fondness for power is implanted, in most men, and it is natural to abuse it, when acquired.” –Alexander Hamilton

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OA Centennial 2015 Arrowtour – Northeast Region Thank You Segment

I had previously written about an OA Centennial 2015 Arrowtour Northeast Region Patch where there were individual segments produced for each of the 4 Regions. There was also a version given out by the Arrowtour staff in each Region as a thank you for those who helped in the set up and staffing of the event.

The Northeast Region Thank You Segment is shown below.

OA Centennial 2015 Arrowtour – Northeast Region Thank You Segment

OA Centennial 2015 Arrowtour – Northeast Region Thank You Segment

My current NER OA needs include:
Northeast Region (NER) Quality Section 2004 Blue
NER 2001 Jambo GMY border Dome,
NER 2002 NOAC GMY triangle,
NER 2004 NOAC SMY border Rectangle,
NER 2006 NOAC GMY Dome,
NER 2014 Gathering of Leaders SMY border

For those who collect Northeast Region Order of the Arrow Patches Dave Scocca’s website is invaluable.



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“The origin and outset of the American Republic, contain lessons of which posterity ought not to be deprived.” –James Madison (1819)

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