Nevada Area Council - August 2023 Order of the Arrow New Member Induction and Celebration

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August 2023 Order of the Arrow New Member Induction and Celebration

Event Details

Induction Candidates: Please bring work gloves, work tools clearly labeled with your name, rain gear, appropriate weather camping gear (including sleeping bag, sleeping pad, and ground cloth/tarp – NO TENT Friday night), chair, water bottle(s), flashlight and/or headlamp, pen & paper, mosquito repellant, work boots, clothes you can get dirty in, your full Scout Field Uniform (Class A) for the ceremonies and banquet, and a great attitude!!

Brotherhood and Vigil Members: Be sure to bring your sash and camping gear. All attendees need to come prepared to camp with appropriate gear for the season and weather.

Please do not arrive until after 6:30 pm and no later than 8:30 pm on Friday!

Lodge Trading Post (merchandise) provided for purchase, be sure to plan ahead!

CANDIDATES: Congratulations on your election into our Order! Before you can become an official member of the Order of the Arrow (OA), you need to complete your Induction Weekend where you will have an opportunity to rededicate yourself to the ideals of Scouting. You may attend any one of the two (2) Induction weekends planned for 2023. You must bring your BSA Health and Medical Record form with you.

Transportation is not provided. We suggest car sharing with other OA adult members (youth protection policies in place) or drop off your Scout at the event. Thanks!


Camp Robert Cole, Sterling Lake Road, Truckee California 96161


  • Sleeping Bag and Pad Ground Cloth (Tarp)
  • Water Bottle
  • Flashlight
  • FULL Scout Uniform Work Clothes and Gloves
  • Weather-Appropriate Clothes
  • Rain Gear
  • Backpack (for carrying your gear)
  • Personal First Aid Kit & Mosquito Repellant
  • Personal Medications
  • Tent AND Chair
  • Health and Medical Record (All Scouting Events Physical [Part A & B])
  • NO FOOD – All food will be provided for you (except Friday dinner).

Candidates please arrive on Friday between 6:30 and 8:30 pm. We will be done by 10:00 am on Sunday.

Cost for new members this year is $52 which includes food for the weekend, annual OA dues for 2023, Ordeal Sash, Tannu Lodge Flap, OA Handbook, OA uniform device, and Brotherhood sash upon completion of Brotherhood requirements. Don’t forget that there will also be a Trading Post with additional items for sale.

Thank you for your support of our new members and providing service for the Induction Weekend. Current members: $27; Tannu Ticket Holders: $0

BSA Membership and Lodge Dues must be current to attend.

PLEASE NOTE – There will be a $10 late fee for everyone starting the Monday before the event.



$52.00 per Adult Induction Candidate
$27.00 per Adult OA Member
$52.00 per Youth Induction Candidate
$27.00 per Youth OA Member


After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Adult Induction Candidate Registrants.
After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Adult OA Member Registrants.
After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Adult Tannu Ticket Holder Registrants.
After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Youth Induction Candidate Registrants.
After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Youth OA Member Registrants.
After 8/14/2023 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Youth Tannu Ticket Holder Registrants.

Cancellation Policy

The Council provides programs, and other Activities to the Scouts and Leaders in its area. These opportunities require Council staff to send deposits to the sponsoring facility, acquire needed supplies and produce mailings to campers and others so, the Council sponsored experiences are rewarding and safe for the Scouts and leaders.

Fees are usually paid in advance of the event to ensure the Council can provide the best service to the Scouts. Therefore, the following refund policies are hereby adopted.

Event fees are non-refundable except as permitted by this Policy. No refunds will be allowed after 30 days of the event date. Any refund request shall be in writing and filed with the Nevada Area Council Service Center within 30 days of the event establishing the following:

The registered participant at the time of the event had an illness or medical condition which prevented participation. The refund request shall be supported by a statement signed by a doctor or qualified healthcare professional.

The death of a parent, grandparent, brother, sister or household member. The Council will consider other tragedies, which may affect the participant, on a case-by-case basis.

All requests for refunds must be in writing and made within 30 days of the event:

 Only an employee of the Council serving as staff advisor for the event may authorize a refund for a Council sponsored event.

 The amount of any refund shall be equal to the money paid to the Council, minus any deposit and money sent by the Council to another agency or company to cover the cost of the registered participant. Any money that has been sent to another agency or company is considered issued and not refundable.

The following will apply for any deposit made for a Council sponsored program:
1. Deposits are not refundable. Any cancellation once the deposit has been sent to the Council will be forfeited.
2. Deposits may be transferred to another participant who takes the entire slot for that event.

When & Where
Camp Robert Cole
Friday 08-18-2023 6:30 PM PT to
Sunday 08-20-2023 10:00 AM PT Past
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