The Pellissippi Lodge of the Order of the Arrow serves the Great Smoky Mountain Council and the more than 10,000 Scouts of East Tennessee. 

Hundreds of Arrowmen are members of the Pellissippi Lodge and the Order of the Arrow. Each year Lodge members provide thousands of hours of service to the Council and Local community and help fulfill the mission as Scouting's National Honor Society. 


The Order of the Arrow has more than 160,000 active members located in lodges affiliated with over 270 BSA local councils. As of August 2018, there is now an OA lodge in every council across the United States.


The Order of the Arrow numerous programs and awards for Arrowmen at all levels. The OA provides local, regional, and national events for fellowship, training, service, and fun, including; NOAC, NYLS, the National Jamboree, and more.


Both the Order of the Arrow and the Pellissippi Lodge have a rich history of recognizing Scouts and Scouters and providing service to the Boy Scouts of America.