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Grand Canyon Council delivers the Annual Report to the State

Grand Canyon Council delivers the Annual Report to the State

Today a contingent of Scouts and Scouters represented the Grand Canyon Council, BSA to the state of Arizona. They delivered the annual report to the State of Arizona.  Here is a picture of our delegation of Scouts with Arizona Senate President Fann. Lastly, here is a...

Ordeal Candidate Induction and Election Update

Ordeal Candidate Induction and Election Update

Effective January 1, 2020, Wipala Wiki lodge has moved from four Ordeals annually to two Ordeals. One Ordeal Induction weekend in the spring and one in the fall.  Why the Change?   We want to have less lodge events that take new Arrowmen away from their Troop, Crew,...

February Chiefly Speaking

February Chiefly Speaking

Hello Wipala Wiki Lodge & Grand Canyon Council, These past couple of months have been the most successful months Wiki has seen! As a leadership team, we have conducted two business meetings that have allowed us to thrive in such a minimum amount of time we have...

What’s in it for you?

What’s in it for you?

“Who among you now is ready?  Who among you will go on this journey?” It has been 36 years since I heard these words on a dark night, as a young scout, from a Chief I could barely see through a smoky fire. I remember these words, because I bought in immediately to the...

Philbreak 2020

Philbreak 2020

Have you planned your spring break yet? If not, sign up to join the Order of the Arrow during Philbreak as the Order performs cheerful service at the BSA’s premier high adventure base. Arrowmen from your lodge could help to prepare Philmont for the 2020 summer season!...

OA Ceremonial Update

OA Ceremonial Update

Effective January 1, 2020, changes will be enacted pertaining to the attire worn by ceremonialists during the official Order of the Arrow ceremonies.  While American Indian attire has been the historic tradition used in OA ceremonies, circumstances may dictate that...

Join Operation Arrow at the Summit for the 2021 National Jamboree

Join Operation Arrow at the Summit for the 2021 National Jamboree

We hope to see you and members of your lodge at the 2021 National Jamboree as a member of Operation Arrow! The OA has supported National Jamborees since 1950, but next year we will embark on our largest initiative to date. When tens of thousands of Scouts descend on...

NOAC Staff Recruitment

NOAC Staff Recruitment

Fellow Arrowmen, are you looking for a different way to enjoy NOAC? Well you are in luck, as we are currently looking for Arrowmen just like you to join our staff for NOAC 2020! Whether you are interested in writing articles or being a stage crew member for the NOAC...

January Chiefly Speaking

January Chiefly Speaking

Hello Wipala Wiki and Grand Canyon Council! My name is Kyle W. and I am your 2020 Wipala Wiki Lodge Chief. For those of you who don’t know me, I am an Eagle Scout from Troop 21 out of Surprise, Arizona. This past year I have had the honor of completing my Vigil, being...