All ordeal candidates that have been elected during the election period (November 1, 2011, to May 31, 2012) should have received a written notice confirming their candidacy and an invitation to attend the upcoming ordeal for their chapter that is identified below.
If you are unable to participate in your chapter ordeal you should contact your chapter adviser to make arrangements to attend one of the other listed ordeals. You must make arrangements in advance to attend an ordeal in outside of your chapter/district.
All registered participants certify that they have read the Amangamek-Wipit Lodge Participant Code of Conduct and Statement of Understanding and agree to abide by the conditions contained therein.
- If you have NOT read the Code of Conduct, use the link above to open and print the document
- Bring the signed Code of Conduct with you to the Ordeal
2012 Chain Bridge Spring Ordeal Weekend
September 14th – September 16th
Camp Wm B Snyder
6100 Antioch Road
Haymarket, VA 20169
All Arrowmen: Every member of the Chain Bridge Chapter is invited to join in this time of service and fellowship. We members must be present and acting in accordance with our values in order to lead by example. Please give of your time to help our new brothers on their long journey; help us honor them by working alongside them.
When & Where: Chain Bridge 2012 Spring Ordeal Weekend will be Friday evening September 14th to Sunday morning, September 16th at Camp Wm B Snyder, 6100 Antioch Road, Haymarket, VA 20169. The event will begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening, concluding Sunday morning at approximately 10:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as cleanup and checkout are completed.
Who can attend: Ordeal Weekends are open to all active youth and adult Order of the Arrow members, and newly elected Ordeal Candidates. An active Order of the Arrow member is:
Currently registered with BSA and
2012 lodge dues ($12.00) are paid
If your dues are not current you will need to pay them on site (Dues Form).
What to bring: Order of the Arrow Event Packing List
Registration: Please pre-register as soon as possible by completing the on-line registration.
- Mail payment must be received at MSSC by September 7th
- On-line registration with credit card payment closes at midnight September 12th
Walk-in registrations must contact Chain Bridge Chapter Adviser prior to event to confirm available space and must bring their completed BSA Health and Medical form.
BSA Health and Medical form required for Ordeal Weekends! Parts A and B of the BSA Annual Health and Medical Form #680-001 are to be completed and brought to all Order of the Arrow events not exceeding 72 consecutive hours.
Part A - Medical information required includes a current health history and list of medications. No physical examination by a physician is required unless the event is more than three days.
Part B - Includes the parental informed consent and hold harmless/release agreement as well as a talent release statement. This form is to be filled out by participants and parents or guardians and kept on file for easy reference.
Please notify the Chapter in advance if you have special dietary or health requirements, and inform those in charge of check-in on Friday night if you have prescribed medications.
All medications need to be in the original containers with the Scouts' name, dosage requirements (containers will be returned), and the correct amount of medication for the weekend. This includes over the counter drugs with a signed note from Parent/Guardian with dosage instructions and time to be taken. Please place all containers in a zip-locked bag labeled with the Scouts' name.
BRING THE COMPLETED HEALTH & MEDICAL RECORD FORM WITH A PHOTOCOPY OF BOTH SIDES OF YOUR INSURANCE CARD TO THE ORDEAL, IF THE FAMILY DOES NOT HAVE MEDICAL INSURANCE STATE "NONE".
If you arrive without your Health & Medical Record Form you will not be allowed to participate in the ordeal and will not receive a refund.
Check-in: Check-in will be from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the camp’s Administration Building. Ordeal candidates must arrive and check in no later than 8:30 p.m. in order to participate in the Pre-Ordeal ceremony. PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE as it delays the program and ceremonies.
Cost: $50.00 for Ordeal candidates, $20.00 for general members, and $10.00 for the Saturday Feast only. Everyone is asked to pre-register as soon as possible.
Cancelation Policy: Refunds may be granted for this event (less 15% handling fee) with the following reasons: sickness (with physician's statement), relocation, or death in the family.
Refund requests must be in writing and received by September 10, 2012 (e-mail to email@example.com).
Fees cannot be credited to another event. This policy is true for any event with fees over $25.00 per participant/registrant.
Camping: After checking in on Friday, Ordeal candidates and members are to set up their tents in designated areas.
Weekend Schedule: A detailed schedule will be announced and posted during the Ordeal Weekend.
| Friday Night || Saturday Afternoon |
7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
check-in and Ordeal team meetings
Cleanup for evening activities
Brotherhood discussion & walk
After 8:30 p.m.
| Saturday Evening |
Pre-ordeal ceremony and Ordeal for candidates
Cracker Barrel for general members
Ordeal Ceremony & Brotherhood Ceremony
| Saturday Morning || Sunday Morning |
The Ordeal and Camp Service Project continues
Cleanup and depart