OA Spring Ordeal


May 21, 2021 7:00 pm to May 23, 2021 9:00 am



Horace A. Moses Scout Reservation
310 Birch Hill Rd
Russell, MA 01071


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 on May 21st! Please not that this is a full weekend event and proper COVID procedures & guidelines will continue to be followed. Please use the contacts on this page to ask us any questions you may have, especially if you may need accomodations made before the event begins.

Check-in Information:

The Dining Hall, at 7:00 PM on May 21st.

Access the candidate portal (portal.oa-bsa.org) to learn how 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
  • COVID Prescreen
  • An A/B Medical Form
  • Your Scout Spirit

Position Name Telephone
OA Lodge Adviser Andrew Dufault (413) 575-7239 Email
OA Lodge Chief Nelson Jack Sharpe Email