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 2014 Ordeal dates are:
- May 16-18, 2014
- June 6-8, 2014
- August 15-17, 2014
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 2012 or 2013, Brotherhood is free in 2014 but the event Fee will still apply. Members that completed ordeal before 2012 or in another lodge will need to pay the $15.00 Brotherhood fee in addition to the event fee.