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2024 Spring Inductions Weekend at Charles S. McNeil Scout Ranch at Peaceful Valley

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - May 5 @ 9:30 am

Registration Closes April 28th

Our adventure begins on Friday night with staff check in starting at 5:00 pm, Ordeal and Brotherhood check in from 6pm to 7:30pm at Camp Cris Dobbins HQ.  All members will check out on Sunday morning at 9:30 am. The Ordeal and Brotherhood candidates will complete Inductions on Saturday evening. Saturday will include training, patch trading, a post dinner party and much more!    


Come prepared! All registrants must bring the following:

A signed copy of Scouting Medical Forms A&B complete with vaccination dates, Colorado immunizations for under 18, and a copy of your insurance card are required for the weekend.  The OA keeps health forms for a year so please bring copies and not originals.  The lodge does not have access to the internet, email, printer or copy machine at camp. 

NOTE: 2023 forms are not on file!

Tent and camping equipment 

Work clothes and gloves


As a reminder:

The Ordeal Candidates and Brotherhood Candidates must arrive before 7:30 PM.

No Dinner is served Friday evening.

Ordeal Candidates – “Be Prepared” – print a copy of the “What to Bring Letter”

Bring some spending money to shop at the Tahosa Lodge Trading Post on Saturday evening.


Brotherhood Candidate (Friday to Sunday) – Is an Ordeal member for a minimum of 6 months that wants to Continue the Journey through the Brotherhood Ceremony. Includes 2 nights camping fee and insurance, meals (Saturday Breakfast through Sunday Breakfast) and a Brotherhood OA Sash.  Brotherhood candidates cannot serve as Elangomats!


OA Member (Friday to Sunday) – includes 2 nights camping fee and meals (Saturday Breakfast through Sunday Breakfast)


OA Member (Saturday only) – includes Saturday Lunch and Dinner


Members: Sign up here for your staffing assignment.  We need Bistro members (Over 18), Elangomats, Ceremonialists, General staff members, etc. Many hands make light work!

OA Members and Brotherhood Candidates need to be current with 2024 annual dues of $25.00. You can pay your dues while completing the registration for this event.

Registration for this event closes on April 28th at midnight.

No Late Registrations or walk-ins will be available.

If you have any questions – email us!!

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