All ordeal candidates that have been elected during the election period (November to May ) should have received a written notice confirming their candidacy and an invitation to attend the upcoming ordeal for their chapter.
If you are unable to participate in your chapter ordeal you must contact your chapter adviser to make arrangements to attend one of the other listed ordeals. You must make arrangements in advance to attend an ordeal outside of your chapter/district.
All registered participants certify that they have read the Amangamek-Wipit Lodge Participant Code of Conduct and Statement of Understanding and agree to abide by the conditions contained therein. If you have NOT read the Code of Conduct, use the link below to download the document.
If you have any issues registering for the event or questions, please contact your Chapter Ordeal Adviser.
Old Dominion Spring Ordeal Weekend
May 9th – May 11th
12494 Moss Hollow Road
Markham, VA 22643
All Arrowmen: Every member of the Lodge is invited to join in this time of service and fellowship. Members must be present and acting in accordance with our values in order to lead by example. Please give of your time to help our new brothers on their long journey; help us honor them by working alongside them.
When: Chapter Ordeal Weekend will be Friday evening May 9th to Sunday morning May 11th. Check-in for this event will begin at 6:00 p.m. Friday evening, concluding Sunday morning at approximately 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as cleanup and checkout are completed.
Who can attend: Ordeal Weekends are open to youth and adult Order of the Arrow members, and newly elected Ordeal Candidates. To participate you must have:
- Currently registered member with the BSA
- 2014 Lodge dues ($12.00) are paid (Current members only)
- A copy of their current BSA Medical Form (72 or less hour) and insurance card. You will not be allow to remain at the event, without these forms. The current version of the medical form can be found at http://www.scouting.org/scoutsource/healthandsafety/ahmr.aspx.
Members - If your dues are not current you will need to pay them through the Lodge website (www.ncacbsa.org/oadues). Print out the receipt/invoice from the website and bring it with you to the Ordeal. If you do not have your OALM # contact the Ordeal Adviser listed on Lodge Inductions Page.
What to bring: See link at bottom of page.
Registration: Please register as soon as possible. If you have any questions contact the Chapter Ordeal Adviser.
Online Registration deadline: May 7th 2014
Paper Registration deadline: Must be received by 5:00 p.m. on May 7th at the Marriott Scout Service Center, 9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
There are no Walk-in registrations for this event.
BSA Health and Medical form is required for Ordeal Weekends!
Please notify the Chapter in advance if you have special dietary or health requirements, and inform those in charge of check-in on Friday night if you have prescribed medications. All medications need to be in the original containers with the Scouts' name, dosage requirements (containers will be returned), and with the correct amount of medication for the weekend. This includes over the counter drugs with a signed note from Parent/Guardian with dosage and instructions and time to be taken. Place all containers in a zip-locked bag labeled with the Scouts' name. We are unable to accept any medications that are unlabeled or without instructions.
BRING THE COMPLETED HEALTH & MEDICAL RECORD FORM WITH A PHOTOCOPY OF BOTH SIDES OF YOUR INSURANCE CARD TO THE ORDEAL, IF THE FAMILY DOES NOT HAVE MEDICAL INSURANCE, STATE "NONE"
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If you arrive without your Heath & Medical Record Form you will not be allowed to participate in the ordeal and will not receive a refund.
Check-in: Check-in for members will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Ordeal candidates must arrive and check in no later than 8:00 p.m. in order to participate in the Pre-Ordeal ceremony. PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE as it delays the program and ceremonies.
- $68 for Ordeal candidates
- $30 for general members (Full Weekend)
- $22 for general members (Saturday Only)
- $12 for general members (Feast Only)
- $28 for Elangomats
Discounts: No discount is available.
Cancellation Policy: Refunds for events with fees of $25.00 and over, may be granted (less 15% handling fee) for the following reasons: sickness (with physician's statement), relocation, or death in the family. Refund requests must be in writing and received by the Chapter Ordeal Adviser, 30 days prior to the event. Fees cannot be credited toward another event. Refunds are not available for events with fees under $25.00.
Work Projects - Tools Needed: To support the service project that will be performed, you may be asked to bring tools, please ensure that they are identified with your full name and unit number. Please DO NOT bring tools that are in poor condition. All equipment that you bring should be in safe working condition, and must be clearly marked with you identification BEFORE you leave home. It is your responsibility to ensure that any tools you bring are removed from the Ordeal site when you leave.
Elangomats: Arrowmen may give service to the lodge and their fellow Arrowmen by serving as an Elangomat. Elangomats are those Arrowmen who unselfishly go through the Ordeal as a friend to new Order of the Arrow candidates. Contact your Chapter Ordeal Adviser, if you wish to serve as an Elangomat.