Here are some of the most important events in our Wipala Wiki lodge history.
1950 – Wipala Wiki Lodge is formed
1955 – George Miller Council Executive closes down the Lodge due to problems
1956 – Lodge is restarted with new Leadership
1962 – Wipala Wiki becomes a member of the Lodge
1962 – Lodge starts a three year service project rebuilding the Highline Trail
1962 – Lodge Totem changes from a Cougar to an Antelope
1962 – Lodge Adopts the Chapter System The first 7 Chapters were –Kiva, Oraibi, Tovakinpi, Walpi Kiva, Tuwanasai, Yapa, and Mashoniniptu
1964 – Wipala Wiki becomes a Vigil member of the lodge
1968 – Carroll Edson visits Wipala Wiki Lodge
1968 – Construction of Kiva is started
1970 – Kiva is finished and dedicated
1971 – Wipala Wiki Dies – July 14, 1971
1977 – Copper Council is Merged into our Council bringing in the Salado Lodge, which became a part of Wipala Wiki
1982 – Lodge creates 1st Elangomat Program for Ordeals
1986 – Mike Hoffman is elected National Vice Chief
1993 – Lodge starts Restoration Project on the Kiva
1993 – Grand Canyon Council is Merged into our Council bringing in the Chee Dodge Lodge, which became a part of Wipala Wiki.
1993 – Lodge Adopts the Clan System forming 3 Clans
1996 – Kiva Restoration Project finish and Sonny Hays makes the Heard Scout Pueblo the official Home of the Wipala Wiki Lodge.
1999 – Lodge earns its 1st National Service Award
2000 – Lodge earns its 2nd National Service Award
2000 – Lodge builds its 1st of many Ramada’s at Camp Raymond
2001 – Lodge earns its 3rd National Service Award
2001 – Desert Trails Council Merged into our Council bringing in the Pang Lodge, which became a part of Wipala Wiki
2001 – A new special series of patches were approved by the LEC. The patches would have a number designed into the patch. The Numbers were 0, 00 and 1-73. 0 and 00 were to belong to the lodge and 1-73 would be used as a fundraiser to replace the lodge patch collection which was lost.
2002 – William Popescue’s Callout Ceremony Wins 1st Noac Callout Ceremony Contest
2003 – Lodge performs 1st Bark Beetle Service Project at Camp Geronimo
2004 – Lodge performs 2nd Bark Beetle Service Project at Camp Geronimo
2005 – Patrick Murphy elected National Chief
2005 – Lodge Commits to Running the Trail to Eagle Camp for another 10 years.
2006 – Kieran Thompson elected Western Region Chief
2007 – Lodge Raises funds for the Restoration Project of Spade Ranch
2007 – Chad Wolver elected Western Region Chief
2011 – Lodge puts on 1st Braves Pow Wow for Cub Scouts
2013 – Lodge Raises funds for the Yarnell Fire Families
2014 – Lodge Refurnishes Kiva for second time and has a Rededication Ceremony
2015 – Lodge Celebrates its 65th Anniversary 2015 – Lodge Honors its Centurion Members for their Outstanding Service to the Lodge
2016 – Joe Garcia elected Western Region Chief
2016 – Mike Hoffman begins tenure as National Order of the Arrow Chairman