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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 afternoon.  Saturday late afternoon and evening 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

Ordeal Candidates: print and bring the What to Bring Letter”


Sign up to be a Staff member.  We need Bistro members (Over 18), Elangomats to protect the Tourists, Ceremonialists, General staff members, etc. Many hands make light work!

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)

Sign up here to help the lodge! Elangomats, Ceremonialists, Bistro and much more!  


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

Sign up here for the work crew -


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!!

Register Here
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