Crossroads of America Council - 2022 OA Ordeal

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2022 OA Ordeal

Event Details

The induction weekend, called the Ordeal, is the first step toward full membership in the Order of the Arrow—the National Honor Society of the Boy Scouts of America. All candidates for membership must complete the Ordeal. Ordeals are held throughout the year are run within respective Tribes, along with a Lodge Ordeal.

While you are free to attend whichever Ordeal works best for your schedule, the Tribe Ordeals are broken up by Chapters as follows:

Central (April 29 - May 1) at Camp Belzer

  • Tahkwii Chitaneyo (TCO) – Monon District
  • Wapsuchuppecatt (WAP) – Fall Creek District

East (May 20 - 22) at Camp Kikthawenund

  • Wahpinachi (WCH) – Bear Creek District
  • Wapsusipo (WAS) – White River District

West (August 19 - 21) at Camp Krietenstein

  • Allogagan (ALO) – Five Creeks District
  • Kickapoo (KPO) – Wabash Valley District
  • Lobarlewhense (LBH) – Pathfinder District

Lodge (September 16 - 18) at Ransburg Scout Reservation

If you miss registering online, walk-in registrations are accepted. Also, if you have any questions or foresee any conflicts, please read our Frequently Asked Questions page or email our Lodge Leadership at

Please make checks payable to OA-BSA and put code 6OADP on memo line of check.

When & Where
Central Tribe Ordeal
Camp Belzer
Friday 04-29-2022 6:30 PM ET to
Sunday 05-01-2022 12:00 PM ET Past
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Eastern Tribe Ordeal
Camp Kikthawenund
Friday 05-20-2022 6:30 PM ET to
Sunday 05-22-2022 12:00 PM ET Past
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Western Tribe Ordeal
Camp Krietenstein
Friday 08-19-2022 6:30 PM ET to
Sunday 08-21-2022 12:00 PM ET Past
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Lodge Ordeal
Ransburg Scout Reservation
Friday 09-16-2022 6:30 PM ET to
Sunday 09-18-2022 12:00 PM ET Past
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