2024 Spring OA Ordeal


Please join the Atchafalaya Lodge for our Spring Ordeal.

Registration will be between 5:00 and 8:00pm, Friday, March 22nd at the Health Lodge. Please arrive as early as possible. If you cannot arrive before 8:00pm please email David DesOrmeaux by Thursday, March 14th @ david.p.desormeaux@gmail.com. We will attempt to accommodate late arrivals. Arrive in full uniform, but bring your work clothes for Saturday. 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 Noon.

Please join the Atchafalaya Lodge for our Spring Ordeal.



Order of the Arrow Candidate $55 (includes OA 2024 dues)
Order of the Arrow Members-Brotherhood Eligible $40 (must be current with 2024 dues)

Order of the Arrow Members $10


This checklist may help you in preparing for the weekend:


Complete Scout Uniform

Toiletries & Towels

Backpack (To carry all of the above)

Work Clothes & Gloves


Money for Trading Post

Sleeping Bag & Large Ground Cloth



Change of Clothes for Saturday & Sunday

Rain Gear




The following document must be brought to the OA Ordeal:


Current Annual Health & Medical Form (Part A&B)


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