Welcome to the Sehwatu Chapter!

2019 Winter Banquet Highlights

Congratulations to Braeden Coughlin and Richard Garner for being recognized as Sehwatu 
Arrowmen of the Year.  Braeden received the Ellis Satterwhite Chapter Member of the year
for youth and Richard received the Jack Jolly award for adults.

We also want to congratulate George Maillet for being recognized with the Founder's Award.
Well deserved!

Braeden Coughlin was also recognized along with Vaughn Bolt and Jenn Bolt with the
OA Crenshaw award as Arrowmen of the Year for Catawba Lodge.

Bill Tyler was recognized with the James E. West Award for his remarkable contributions over
many years to the Lodge and to the Indian Village. 

Braeden Coughlin, George Maillet, Craig Orr, Darren Seigler, Bill Tyler and Ben Yarborough
were recognized with Service to the Nest Award for years of service to Catawba Lodge.

For the Ceremony Team, Griffin Cook was recognized as Ceremonialist of the Year.

Justin Cobb was recognized as "The Village People" Youth of the Year for his
contributions to the Indian Village.

Sehwatu Chapter was recognized as an Honor Chapter for the 15th year in a row.

Lastly, we recognized our 2019 recipients of the Sehwatu Chapter Service award patch.
Thank you for your service to our Chapter!

Youth                        Adults

Jack Casey                 Bob Coughlin
Braeden Coughlin       Richard Garner
Ian Thiessen              Bruce Smith
                                Tyler Smith
                                Ben Yarborough

Posted December 7, 2019


Upcoming Catawba Lodge/Sehwatu Chapter Events

December 18th - Chapter Meeting - Hopewell Presbyterian Church Scout Hut - 7:00-8:30
January 8th - Lodge Executive Board - Council Office - 7:00-8:30 pm
January 22nd - Chapter Meeting - Hopewell Presbyterian Church Scout Hut - 7:00-8:30
February 1-2 - Scouting for Food - Various locations
February 5th - Lodge Executive Board - Council Office - 7:00-8:30 pm
February 7-8 - 8th Annual Brunswick Stew Fundraiser - Hopewell Presbyterian Church Scout Hut
February 26th - Chapter Meeting - Hopewell Presbyterian Church Scout Hut - 7:00-8:30
February 28-March 1 - Hornets Nest Klondike Derby - Camp Grimes
February 29nd - Sehwatu Callout #1 - Camp Grimes - 8:00pm


Brothers, our 8th annual Brunswick Stew Fundraiser is scheduled for February 7th and 8th, 2020.
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 7th
    5:00PM - 8:00PM - Food preparation - many potatoes and onions to peal and dice
    8:00PM - 2:00AM - Cooking - stirring the pot, stoking the fire

Saturday February 8th
    2:00am - 4:00AM - Packaging - get it ready for the customers
    7:00AM - 8:00AM - Clean-up - cleaning the pots and Scout hut
    8:00AM - 11:00AM - 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 (available December 2019).

We also need brothers to sell tickets for the Stew.  Please contact Sehwatu Stew Chair to get your tickets in December.
We are planning to pre-sell 300 tickets this year.


Click here for pdf version of the 2020 Sehwatu Calendar.


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.