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October 2019

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October 18, 2019

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,...

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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...

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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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

September 2019

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September 12, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

April 2019

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April 5th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

March 2019

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March 4th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more
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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

September 2019

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September 12, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

April 2019

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April 5th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

March 2019

Scroll through this month’s articles.
March 4th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more
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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

September 2019

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September 12, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

April 2019

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April 5th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

March 2019

Scroll through this month’s articles.
March 4th, 2019

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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more
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,...

read more
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...

read more
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...

read more
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!...

read more
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...

read more

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