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Order of the Arrow Spring 2017 Ordeal

Order of the Arrow Spring 2017 Ordeal
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2680 West Highway 154 (Rancho Alegre)
Santa Barbara, CA 93105, US
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Order of the Arrow LogoORDER OF THE ARROW
2017 SPRING ORDEAL - Rancho Alegre

LATE FEE: A late fee of $10 will be assessed to all registrations after 05/16/17.

ORDEAL CANDIDATES: Annually, there are nearly 100 candidates for Ordeal membership in the Order of the Arrow. Each candidate should have received a packet of information during their District Camporee or immediately afterwards in the mail. There are two Ordeals at Rancho Alegre each year; the Summer Ordeal is August 25-27.  Candidates must complete their Ordeal at one of these two events. During the Ordeal weekend, candidates will learn more about the Order of the Arrow through a series of trials and service. There is NO hazing allowed. Parents who have questions can contact Membership Advisor Wayne Rascati at 452-7828.

BROTHERHOOD CANDIDATES: Brotherhood is the second honor in the Order of the Arrow. Eligibility for Brotherhood: (1) 2017 dues must be paid; (2) It has been at least 10 months since your Ordeal; (3) a letter must be sent to the Lodge Secretary detailing how you wish to continue serving Scouting and the Lodge; and (4) Attend an Ordeal weekend and go on a meditative walk witha guide and other Brotherhood candidates. Special packets for Brotherhood candidates should go out in early April.

ALL PARTICIPANTS: Registration may be made on-line at the Council website or by check to the Order of the Arrow, Los Padres Council, 4000 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. A $10 late fee is assessed for any registration not received by May 11, 2017. Please remember that even though you registered on-line, you must bring with you the completed registration form and a COPY of your medical form. All participants will be performing acts of service on Saturday of the Ordeal. Please bring old clothing and footwear appropriate for trail work, painting, and brush clearance.

ELANGOMATS: Current members of the Order are requested to sign up as an Elangomat for the Ordeal. We will need at least 6 individuals to perform this very important task. If you wish to be an Elangomat, contact Lodge Chief Aaron Morse

To download a form for mail-in registration, click here.


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$15.00 per Banquet
$48.00 per Brotherhood Candidate
$28.00 per General Member
$50.00 per Ordeal Candidate