2024 OA Ordeals

All registration is completed online.

If your Unit has had their election and you were elected, join us at the Spring Ordeal by registering below.

Onsite check-in will be between 6:00 and 7:00 pm, on Friday of the event at the Administration Building (by the red gate).  Please arrive as early as possible.  If you cannot arrive before 8:00 pm please call Chris Baker by Thursday @ 225-572-4372 or e-mail Chris Baker.  We will attempt to accommodate late arrivals.  Arrive in full uniform but bring your work clothes for Saturday also.  Friday supper will not be served, so eat before arrival or bring your food.  You are expected to stay for the Sunday activities, including the General Lodge meeting.  Sunday activities will conclude by 10:00 am.


Order of the Arrow Candidate $60 (includes OA dues)
Order of the Arrow Members $30 (additional $30 if you have not paid OA dues)
Order of the Arrow Members-Brotherhood Eligible $55 (additional $30 if you have not paid OA dues)

Registration Dates:

Ordeal Check-In Spring Ordeal Summer Ordeal Winter Ordeal
Camp Check-In 03/01/2024 08/09/2024 12/06/2024
Arriving Late 02/29/2024 08/08/2024 12/05/2024
Early Registration 12/14/2023 12/14/2023 12/14/2023
Standard Registration 02/13/2024 07/29/2024 11/25/2024
Registration Ends 02/28/2024 08/07/2024 12/04/2024


This checklist may help in your planning for the weekend:

1. Complete Scout Uniform 7. Toiletries and Towels
2. Work Clothes and Gloves 8. Sleeping Bag and Ground Cloth
3. Sack Dinner for Friday 9. Rain Gear
4. Pay Fees 10. Tent
5. Medical Form (Parts A and B) 11. Money for Trading Post
6. Water Bottle 12. Flashlight


The following documents must be brought to the OA Ordeal.

Annual Health & Medical Form (Part A & B)
BSA Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist - Fillable

Annual Health and Medical Record

Click here to view the OA candidate video.

Click here to view a message for parents of an OA candidate.

File Name Description
BSA Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist - Fillable Update 3/2022; Posted 9/2022 Download
Council Refund Policy Download