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Order of Arrow | Ordeal

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ORDEAL WEEKEND 


ORDEAL CANDIDATES

The registration fee includes the cost of the Ordeal, current year lodge dues, lodge patch, OA sash, OA handbook, and meals. 

Candidates will need to arrive at the Ordeal in their field uniform (Scout uniform) with the following equipment and prepared to spend the first night under the stars:

• Eat a hearty dinner before arriving.                      • Copy of Annual Health and Medical Form (parts A, B;  "All Scouting Events”)

• Field uniform (Scout uniform) & Work Clothes  •  Sleeping bag, ground cloth, and foam pad: for sleeping under the stars on Friday night.

• Backpack to carry gear (except for tent).            •  Water bottle: Candidates need to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated

• Insect repellant | Sunscreen.                         •  Personal hygiene items: soap, towel, shampoo, toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, etc.

• Cell phones: One of the challenges of the Ordeal is to participate in contemplative silence. Cell phones need to be turned off and stored in your backpack for the event.

Health and Safety: Work clothes, consisting of long sleeve shirts, long pants, boots, gloves, and a hat, are required for participation in the service projects. Service projects will include brush clearing and camp clean-up (and may include painting).  Water will be supplied at all work locations.
Poison Ivy: Several locations have poison ivy or thorns. Candidates should wash their hands frequently.
Meals: Candidates should eat a hearty meal before arriving at the Ordeal. A meal will not be served Friday night. Candidates should not bring food unless it is part of a medically prescribed diet detailed on the medical form. Special foods and medications will be turned over to the Ordeal adviser for distribution. Please notify the kitchen staff by email about required medication, medical conditions, and dietary restrictions before the Ordeal.


BROTHERHOOD CANDIDATES

The registration fee includes the cost of the Ordeal, current year lodge dues, lodge flaps (Patch), OA sash, OA handbook, and meals. 

After six months of service as an Ordeal member and after fulfilling certain requirements, a member may take part in the Brotherhood ceremony, which places further emphasis on the ideals of Scouting and the Order. Candidates will complete a Brotherhood Hike and Ceremony.

Candidates will need to arrive at the Ordeal in their field uniform (Scout uniform) with the following equipment:

• Eat a hearty dinner before arriving.                      • Copy of Annual Health and Medical Form (parts A, B;  "All Scouting Events”)

• Field uniform (Scout uniform) & Work Clothes     •  Tent, Sleeping bag, ground cloth, and foam pad

• Backpack to carry gear.                                        •  Water bottle

• Insect repellant | Sunscreen.                                •  Personal hygiene items: soap, towel, shampoo, toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, etc.

 

Health and Safety: Work clothes, consisting of long sleeve shirts, long pants, boots, gloves, and a hat, are required for participation in the service projects. Service projects will include brush clearing and camp clean-up (and may include painting).

Cell Phones: Scouts can bring their phones, we ask them to not have them out during the workday. They should be put on silent and stored in their backpack or in their pocket. They should not be out around the Ordeal candidates.
Poison Ivy: Several locations have poison ivy or thorns. Candidates should wash their hands frequently.
Meals: Candidates should eat a hearty meal before arriving at the Brotherhood. A meal will not be served Friday night. Candidates should not bring food unless it is part of a medically prescribed diet detailed on the medical form. Special foods and medications will be turned over to the Ordeal adviser for distribution. Please notify the kitchen staff by email about required medication, medical conditions, and dietary restrictions before the Ordeal.


MEMBERS 

The registration fee includes the cost of the meals.

• Eat a hearty dinner before arriving.                      • Copy of Annual Health and Medical Form (parts A, B;  "All Scouting Events”)

• Field uniform (Scout uniform) & Work Clothes     •  Tent, Sleeping bag, ground cloth, and foam pad

• Backpack to carry gear.                                        •  Water bottle

• Insect repellant | Sunscreen.                                •  Personal hygiene items: soap, towel, shampoo, toothbrush/toothpaste, deodorant, etc.

Health and Safety: Work clothes, consisting of long sleeve shirts, long pants, boots, gloves, and a hat, are required for participation in the service projects. Service projects will include brush clearing and camp clean-up (and may include painting).

Cell Phones: Scouts can bring their phones, we ask them to not have them out during the workday. They should be put on silent and stored in their backpack or in their pocket. They should not be out around the Ordeal candidates.
Poison Ivy: Several locations have poison ivy or thorns. Candidates should wash their hands frequently.
Meals: Candidates should eat a hearty meal before arriving at the Brotherhood. A meal will not be served Friday night. Candidates should not bring food unless it is part of a medically prescribed diet detailed on the medical form. Special foods and medications will be turned over to the Ordeal adviser for distribution. Please notify the kitchen staff by email about required medication, medical conditions, and dietary restrictions before the Ordeal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

When & Where
Order of the Arrow Ordeal
Hood Scout Reservation
Friday 08-12-2022 5:00 PM CT to
Saturday 08-13-2022 8:00 PM CT
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