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


It is time to schedule your Fall Unit Elections!

Volunteer for Cub N Partner Cook Crew

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.

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.

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.

Vigil Honor

NOAC 2022

Join thousands of Arrowmen from across the country for the OA’s largest event!
Registration opens this fall!

July 25 – 30, 2022

What is NOAC

The National Order of the Arrow Conference (NOAC) is the flagship national Order of the Arrow event. It is held every two years at a major university campus and is typically attended by as many as 8,000 Arrowmen from all 50 states.

Contingent Planning Underway

Delegates will register directly with their lodge leadership. All other attendees will register individually in NOAERS beginning October 1, which can be found at https://registration.oa-bsa.org.
Don’t miss the next LECM for more info.

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!