Ordeal Overview

The ordeal is the induction process for the Order of the Arrow, Scoutings National Honor Society. If you are receiving this email that means you have been selected by your unit to be eligible to become a member of this organization by completing the ordeal. The ordeal is an opportunity for you to give back in service to our scout camps while learning more about the Order of the Arrow along the way. You will learn more about the ordeal process during the weekend. Our spring Induction Weekends are May 6-8 at Pfeffer Scout Reservation or May 20-22 at Camp Crooked Creek. We are excited to see that many of you have already registered. If you have not yet registered, you can do so at https://nguttitehen.org/ under the dues and events tab and hit the dropdown menu of the ordeal you wish to attend, and select new member registration. 

Packing List

When you come to your ordeal, please be sure to bring the following:

  • Part A and B of your BSA Medical form (Medical forms can be found at this link)
  • Weather appropriate work clothes for the weekend
  • Your BSA Field Uniform (a.k.a. your Class A)
  • A tent
  • A sleeping bag
  • A tarp/groundsheet (separate from the one used for your tent)
  • A day pack containing the following:
    • A pocket knife
    • A first aid kit
    • Extra clothing
    • Rain gear
    • A water bottle or camelback bladder
    • A flashlight or headlamp
    • Sun protection
    • Work gloves

Event Schedule

Check-in for the event will not open until exactly 7:30 pm. You will have from 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm to check in and get situated. The event will last until 10:00 am Sunday morning. If you need to arrive or leave outside of the designated times please either contact your chapter leadership or you can contact us at the information below. Registration will be in either the admin building or dining hall depending on which camp the event is at. We will have people at all events to help direct you to registration. 

Please contact us with any questions at Info@nguttitehen.org or contact Lodge Chief Cameron P. at Lodgechief@nguttitehen.org.