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.

Ordeal 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.

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.

Pay Your Dues

Please help your lodge by cheerfully serving and maintaining your membership status in the Order. You can pay your 2021 dues online!

I'M in the OA, Now what?

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. You can expect the following as a member of the Talidandagau’ Lodge:

Cheerful Service

Cheerful Service

By wearing your flap, you are calling yourself a servant — someone who enjoys helping others with no thought of payment or recognition.

Who We Serve

Who Do We Serve

We are a service organization. We serve wherever help is needed. We also facilitate and participate in all annual events in our Council.

We Have Fun

We Have Fun Too!

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


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!