Tiwahe Lodge

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Tiwahe Lodge #45, Order of the Arrow:

The Order of the Arrow (OA) is the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America for Boy Scouts, Venturers, and Scouters elected by their fellow Scouts according to OA membership requirements, and inducted into membership by an OA lodge. The OA has been providing cheerful service to others through youth and adult OA members (known as "Arrowmen") in various lodges and councils throughout the USA since July 1915.

Lodge History

The 1992 merger of San Diego County Council’s Ashie Lodge #436 and Desert Trails Council’s Pang Lodge #532, San Diego-Imperial Council’s Tiwahe Lodge #45 can be proud of its accomplishments during its history. The lodge received an OA National Service Grant to build the deck at Silva Lodge at Mataguay Scout Ranch. It has provided six Section Chiefs: Jared Lee, Bobby Brock, Kenny Bostwick, Joe Garcia, Ster Finely, and Tyler Ellison, and four Section Advisers: Dale Kincade, Mike Philbrook, Tim Malaney, and Tracy Schultze.

Ted Cox served as the Supreme Chief of the Fire for the Lodge from 1992 until his retirement in 2001. Terry Trout served as the Supreme Chief of the Fire for the Lodge from 2002 until his retirement in 2013. Tim Thomtom is our current Supreme Chief of the Fire.

Council Camps

SDIC Council


This district is part of The San Diego-Imperial Council, headquartered in San Diego, California, and serves youth members and volunteer leaders through Scout units in San Diego and Imperial counties of Southern California, as well as a small portion of Southwest Arizona. It is a local council (#049) of the Boy Scouts of America. All youth are invited to join scouting.

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