Recently Elected As A Candidate for Order Of The Arrow?
Congratulations on your election as a Candidate for membership in the Order of the Arrow – Scouting’s National Honor Society!
Election to membership is a great honor, as you can only be elected by members of your own Troop. As soon as you complete your Ordeal weekend, you are then eligible to participate in special OA programs all year-round.
To make that happen, here’s what you need to know:
You unit needs to submit their Unit Election Report. Details and forms are here.
The upcoming Ordeal dates are:
- May 17-19, 2013
- June 7-9, 2013
- August 16-18, 2013
There is a Candidate fee of $46.00 for the entire Ordeal weekend for anyone joining the OA.
A BSA health form parts A and B are required for each and every overnight event.
BSA Health Form Parts A and B
All participants will be expected the read and sign the Lodge Code of Conduct at each and every overnight event.
Lodge Code of Conduct
What About Brotherhood?
If you completed Ordeal in 2011 or 2012, Brotherhood is free in 2013 but the event Fee will still apply. Members that completed ordeal before 2011 or in another lodge will need to pay the $15.00 Brotherhood fee in addition to the event fee.