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OA Winter Ordeal


OA Winter Ordeal
Date/Time
Registration Begins
11/1/2018
Last Day To Register
1/7/2019
Location
3249 FM 1459 Rd
Sweeny, TX 77480, US
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OA Wihinipa Hinsa Winter Ordeal 2019

The Wihinipa Hinsa Lodge #113 holds a Winter Ordeal at Camp Karankawa every January. The induction ceremony into the Order of the Arrow, called the Ordeal, is the first step toward full membership. During the experience, candidates maintain complete silence, receive small amounts of food, work on camp improvement projects, and are required to sleep alone the first night, apart from other campers, which teaches significant values. The Ordeal will challenge you, help you discover more about yourself, and strengthen you as a Scout.  A Callout ceremony will be performed prior to Ordeal for those Scouts that require one. You are only candidates at this point. You must complete the Ordeal weekend to become official members of the Order of the Arrow.

Registration

DATE: January 11-13, 2019

PLACE: Camp Karankawa, 3249 FM 1459 Rd, Sweeny, TX 77480 

TIME: Check-in Friday from 6-8 p.m., Check-out Sunday from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. (depending on when cleanup is done).

CONTACT: Ricky Torres at thunderbird.bac@sbcglobal.net

COST: The registration fee for Ordeal Candidates includes: OA sash, Lodge flap, OA Handbook, all food for the weekend, and dues for 2019:
$60.00 Registered Ordeal Candidates (For a $5 discount, please register by December 7, 2018)
$40.00 Registered Brotherhood Candidates (For a $5 discount, please register by December 7, 2018)
$25.00 Registered Brotherhood Candidates with Annual Pass (For a $5 discount, please register by December 7, 2018)
$20.00 Registered Youth/Adult Staff (For a $5 discount, please register by December 7, 2018)
$10.00 Elangomats, Current OA members only (For a $5 discount, please register by December 7, 2018)
Complimentary, OA Youth/Adult Staff with Annual Pass (Choose OA Annual Package OPTION when registering)

PLEASE BRING:

_ Official BSA Health Form (Parts A&B)

_ Field Uniform (Full Class A - Shirt, Pants or Shorts, Socks) Required at Saturday's ceremony.
_ Sleeping bag
_ Ground cloth (waterproof)
_ Canteen or water bottle
_ Bug spray
_ Work clothes
_ Work gloves
_ Work boots
_ Rain gear (if needed)
_ Zip-lock bags
_ Hat
_ Sunscreen


REGISTER BY: January 7, 2019
 

Induction

Thank you and we look forward to your induction into Scouting's National Honor Fraternity - The Order of the Arrow.

Cost
$40.00 per Brotherhood Candidate
$25.00 per Brotherhood Candidate w/ Annual Pass-$20 for sash
$10.00 per Elangomats
$60.00 per Ordeal Candidate
$20.00 per Youth/Adult Staff
Early Discount
Before 12/7/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Brotherhood Candidate Registrants.
Before 12/7/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Brotherhood Candidate w/ Annual Pass-$20 for sash Registrants.
Before 12/7/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Elangomats Registrants.
Before 12/7/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Ordeal Candidate Registrants.
Before 12/7/2018 a discount of $5.00 will apply to all Youth/Adult Staff Registrants.
Cancellation Policy
Refunds will only be granted to the original paying customer, whether it is the unit or individual. All unit refunds will be paid to the Committee Chairperson on record for that unit. All but 15% of an individual's fee is refundable, under certain circumstances (sickness, death in family, summer school, military deployment or relocation only) as long as it is requested in writing, with back-up documentation, and received in the Scout Service Center, 3020 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551-5917. Refund requests due to light weather issues, homesickness, and schedule conflicts, misinterpretation of printed council policies and procedures or reasons other than those noted above will not warrant a refund. In addition, partial refunds will not be granted for partial camp/event stays. If a camp or event is forced to be canceled by the council, because of severe weather, or circumstances prior to the camp or event occurring, the council will reschedule the camp/event or initiate the refund process. All requests are due to the council office 15 days prior to the start of the event. Refunds will be issued in the form of a check.