OA Spring Ordeal

This Ordeal Event is for candidates elected after January 1, 2022, who did not complete their induction at the 2022 Summer Ordeal.

Check-In: 5-8 pm in Buffalo Lodge on Friday, March 24th, 2023. Please note that EVERYONE must check in upon arrival.

Schedule: Will be provided at check-in. There is a patch auction Saturday evening. We will be completed by 10:00 am on Sunday, March 26th, 2023.

Parking: All vehicles will park in the designated parking area. Any trailers may remain at the campsite. Minors who drive to camp are to turn over their car keys at check-in. For safety purposes, no one is to leave camp without checking out at Buffalo Lodge.

Equipment: For Ordeal candidates, please refer to the email you received following your Callout. Each participant should bring their own equipment, personal gear, and TENT! 

Medical Form: A current BSA Annual Health & Medical form is required for each participant and is to be submitted upon arrival at CRE. Only Parts A & B are required. 


  • $0 per Annual Pass Holder and New Arrowmen*
  • $35.00 per Brother (you are a current Ordeal*, Brotherhood, or Vigil Member) 
  • $64.00 per Ordeal Candidate
  • $60.00 per Vigil Candidate
  • $26.00 per Vigil Candidate Annual Pass Holder

*If you are a new Ordeal member (completed your Ordeal after August 1, 2022) and have not previously attended a Shenshawpotoo Lodge event, this is considered your activation event, and your cost is $0.

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