OA Fall Ordeal


Sep 22, 2023 7:00 pm to Sep 24, 2023 10:00 am



Horace A. Moses Scout Reservation
310 Birch Hill Rd
Russell, MA 01071
Location Phone: 413-568-0211


New candidates and returning Arrowmen, thank you for planning to participate in our Spring Ordeal! Below, you can find registration for the event, and a list of what to bring and where to go when you get to camp!

Check-in Information:

At the Dining Hall, Starting at 7:00 PM.

Access the candidate portal (portal.oa-bsa.org) to learn the recommended packing method for an Ordeal. You should have received an invite to the portal already. If you cannot access the portal, please reach out to the contacts on this page.

Stuff to Bring:

  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent
  • Class A uniform
  • Sash (if you're a returning Arrowman)
  • A change of clothes
  • Work clothes
  • Shorts (optional, but recommended)
  • Boots / Outdoor shoes
  • Pocket knife
  • Flashlight
  • Water Bottle
  • An A/B Medical Form
  • Your Scout Spirit