Welcome to the Sehwatu Chapter!


Winter Banquet Highlights

Congratulations to Casey Smith and Dwayne Thompson for being recognized
as Sehwatu Arrowmen of the Year.  Casey received the Ellis Satterwhite
Chapter Member of the year for youth while Dwayne received the Jack Jolly
award for adults.

We also want to congratulate Darren Seigler for being recognized with the
Founder's Award - well deserved!

Logan Rees and Bruce Smith were recognized with the OA Crenshaw award
as Arrowmen of the Year for Catawba Lodge.

Tyler Smith and Jeff Worboys were recognized with the Service to the Nest Award
for their years on service to Catawba Lodge.

For the Ceremony Team, Zachary Jewell was recognized as the Most Improved
Ceremonialist while Jesse Jenkins was recognized as Ceremonialist of the Year.

Logan Rees was recognized as the Fire Rat of the Year for the Ceremonial Support Team.

Bob Coughlin was recognized as "The Village People" Adult of the Year for his
contributions to the Indian Village.

Sehwatu Chapter was recognized as an Honor Chapter for the 9th year in a row.

Lastly, we recognized our 2017 recipients of the Sehwatu Chapter Service award patch.
Thank you for your service to our Chapter!


Braeden Coughlin
Casey Smith
Tyler Smith


Bob Coughlin
Bruce Smith

2017 Sehwatu Chapter Highlights
    • Total Sehwatu Arrowmen is 175 (dues paid)
    • Performed 14 Unit Elections
    • Donated $250 to assist 2 Hornets Nest Scouts attend Top Gun/NYLT
    • Donated $200 to the Lodge through a gift to support a fellow chapter in need
    • Put in 30  hours of work to support the facilities of our Local Host - Troop 42 and Hopewell Presbyterian Church and American Flag Retirement Ceremony
    • Held our first Ice Breaker Summer Fellowship at Dave & Busters for food, fun and fellowship with 12 arrowmen attending
    • 28 Sehwatu Arrowmen sealed their brotherhood membership in the order
    • Of the Elongomats used by the lodge over 50% were from Sehwatu!
    • Of the Nimats used by the Brotherhood induction team, over 75% were from Sehwatu!
    • 5 Sehwatu Arrowmen achieved the chapter Service Award using the new point system
    • Sold 417 quarts at the “Sehwastew" Fundraiser
    • 49 Scouts elected to OA - 95% completed the ordeal 
    • 9th consecutive year achieving Honor Chapter 
    • 5 Sehwatu Arrowmen received Vigil Honor (Garrett Ashby, Ben Craddock, Christian Hammond, Jesse Jenkins, Steven Mazur)

    Upcoming Catawba Lodge/Sehwatu Chapter Events

    December 13 - Chapter Meeting - Hopewell Presbyterian Church - 7-8:30pm
                        Cold Weather Presentations

    January 3 - Lodge Executive Board (LEB) - Scout Office - 7-8:30pm

    January 20 - Cold Weather Training - Belk Scout Camp - 8am-12pm

    January 24 - Chapter Meeting - Hopewell Presbyterian Church - 7-8:30pm

    February 3-4 - Scouting for Food

    February 7th - Lodge Executive Board (LEB) - Scout Office - 7-8:30pm

    February 9-10 - Brunswick Stew Fundraiser

    February 23rd-25th - Klondike Derby

    February 24th - Sehwatu Chapter Callout - 8pm

    February 24th - Chapter Meeting - Camp Grimes - 9:30


    Brunswick Stew

    Brothers, our 6th annual Brunswick Stew Fundraiser is scheduled for February 9th and 10th, 2018.
    We will need many hands over the 2 days to prep, cook, package and deliver our Stew.  Here are the
    times of the various needs:

    Friday February 9th
        8:00AM - 5:00PM - Food prep and cook 1st pot (adults only)
        5:00 - 9:00PM - Food preparation - many potatoes and onions to peal and dice

    Saturday February 10th
        1:00 - 8:00AM - Cooking - stirring the pot, stoking the fire
        8:00 - 10:00AM - Packaging - get it ready for the customers
        9:00AM - 12:00PM - Clean-up - cleaning the pots
        9:00AM - 12:00PM - Selling/Pick-up - need Scouts to sell by the road and man the pick-up station

    You can sign-up for any or all of the above by going to our Sign-up Genius.

    We also need brothers to sell tickets for the Stew.  Please contact Mr. Coughlin to get your tickets.
    We are planning to pre-sell 400 tickets again next year.

    Posted September 4, 2017



    Chapter Meetings

    7:00pm - 8:30pm(ish)
    Hopewell Presbyterian Church
    10500 Beatties Ford Road
    (just across from entrance to Latta Plantation)

    The Chapter holds its monthly chapter meetings on the 4th Wednesday of every month at Hopewell Presbyterian Church at 7pm.  Make sure to attend so you can find out about new happenings in the lodge and chapter.  Also, it is a good way to get involved in the Order.