OA Shenshawpotoo Lodge Summer Ordeal/Vigil at Camp Rock Enon

This Summer Ordeal Event is for candidates elected after January 1. The Vigil ceremony will also happen during this event. 

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

Schedule: Activities will conclude on Sunday by 10am. A complete schedule of activities will be provided at check-in. There is a patch auction Saturday evening. Chapter Officer elections are scheduled for Sunday. 

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) and have not previously attended a Shenshawpotoo Lodge event, this is considered your activation event, and your cost is $0.

Spring Ordeal: March 22, 2024

  • Registration Opens: December 23, 2023
  • Late Fee Begins: March 1, 2024
  • Registration Closes: March 8, 2024

Summer Ordeal / Vigil: August 23, 2024

  • Registration Opens: May 25, 2024
  • Late Fee Begins: August 2, 2024
  • Registration Closes: August 9, 2024

  • OA Spring Inductions/Ordeal at Rock Enon
    April 11, 2025 to April 13