He who follows such a pathway in unwavering cheerful service
will be seen by many others and, by inspiration, lead them.


Talidandaganu' Lodge dues are renewed annually online. Arrowmen must be a dues-paid member to participate in lodge activities.


Order of the Arrow - Cherokee Area Council

The mission of the Order of the Arrow is to fulfill its purpose as an integral part of the Boy Scouts of America through positive youth leadership under the guidance of selected capable adults.

Elected Candidates

Once fellow Scouts have elected those that exemplify the Scout Oath and Law to the Order of the Arrow, they become candidates for the Order.

Seal the Bond

The Brotherhood Trail - Becoming a Brotherhood member openly shows your commitment to the Order of the Arrow and its ideals.

Events & Activites

Our scouting world is filled with events. From the unit level outings all the way up to national events like the National Jamboree and NOAC.

Navigating The OA

You are now identified among the ranks of honored Scouters dating back to 1915, when Dr. E. Urner Goodman founded the Order of the Arrow. Now that you are a member Talidandagau’ Lodge, it’s time to jump in:

Cheerful Service

Find Your Chapter & Get Involved

The next step in your journey is to connect with other Arrowmen in your District, known as Chapters. Each Chapter holds their own meetings and events. You can also join our Slack to interact with other members.

We Have Fun

Attend Events

What you get out of OA is all relative on what you put into it. You’ll find that participating in OA activities fosters a sense of camaraderie and usually ends up being a lot of fun.

Who We Serve

Serve on a Lodge Committee

To carry out the program of the lodge, several lodge operating committees have been established. All Arrowmen should serve on at least one lodge committee.

Vigil Honor


All SR-6 Arrowmen are invited to the annual
Conclave at Camp Davy Crockett in 2021!
August 13th-15th

What is Conclave?

Conclave is an adventure for Arrowmen from across our section to gather for a weekend of fun, fellowship, training, events and competitions.

Registration is Open Now!

Registration is open for the 2021 SR-6 Conclave at Camp Davy Crockett, in Whitesburg, TN. Stay tuned to the lodge website, or attend the next LECM to stay informed.

Talking Leaves is the Lodge’s newsletter. It is distributed via email.

Our latest POSTS

Not only do we have Talking Leaves, a printable version of news and updates AND our e-leaves, but we post many updates right here on the Tali Blog!