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A BRIEF HISTORY OF AKELA WAHINAPAY LODGE #232

by Tom Reddin
Akela Wahinapay Lodge was granted its first Order of the Arrow charter on March 24, 1943. Jack B. Hodges was the Caddo Area Council Scout Executive at the time; he signed the charter application and served as the 1st Lodge Staff Adviser. Charter member, Charles L. “Pop” Gardner, was appointed as the 1st Lodge Adviser and following the first Ordeal, held at Camp Pioneer, charter member William N. Harkness, Jr. was elected to be the 1st Lodge Chief. Read More> 

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