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Vigil and Award Nominations Due October 10th

Vigil and Award Nominations Due October 10th

Do you know somebody in the OA that has provided exceptional service to the scouting community? If so, you should nominate them to receive a lodge award! There are several different awards we give out, from OA lodge-level service to camp service awards! The forms we...

Summer Chief Report

Summer Chief Report

My name is Justin B. and I was camp chief up at Geronimo this year. My Vice Chief was Quinn H. and was a big help. We held an amazing 4 week program at camp that followed CDC guidelines while still running a fun program.  Every week on Tuesday we ran a Fellowship on...

July 2020 Adviser Minute

July 2020 Adviser Minute

Jeff Posey, Lodge Adviser I hope this article finds folks managing and staying strong during such a rough period in our history as Americans.  With so much stress and negative news being reported, I find myself having to constantly remind myself to stay positive.  I...

Minnis Honored with the OA Distinguished Service Award

Minnis Honored with the OA Distinguished Service Award

The Order of the Arrow created the Distinguished Service Award in 1940 in conjunction with the 25th anniversary of the Order.   The National Order of the Arrow Committee presents the Distinguished Service Award (DSA), every two years, to those Arrowmen who have...

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!...