Crossroads of America Council - 2024 OA Ordeals

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2024 OA Ordeals

Event Details
NOTE: Given the recent rise in food costs, food for those that do not pre-register and "walk in" will NOT be guaranteed. Therefore, please, be sure to register ahead of time so we can plan for your attendance and accommodate any potential food allergies or dietary restrictions!

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 and you are free to attend whichever Ordeal works best for your schedule.

  • Spring Ordeal (May 17-19) at Camp Kikthawenund
  • Summer Ordeal (August 16-18) at Camp Krietenstein
  • Lodge Ordeal (September 13-15) at Ransburg Scout Reservation

If you have any questions or foresee any conflicts, please read our Frequently Asked Questions page or email our event leadership found under Contact.

When & Where
Spring Ordeal
Camp Kikthawenund
Friday 05-17-2024 6:00 PM ET to
Sunday 05-19-2024 10:00 AM ET
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Summer Ordeal
Camp Krietenstein
Friday 08-16-2024 6:00 PM ET to
Sunday 08-18-2024 10:00 AM ET
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Lodge Ordeal
Ransburg Scout Reservation
Friday 09-13-2024 6:00 PM ET to
Sunday 09-15-2024 11:00 AM ET
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