Happy Ordeal Eve!

by Chris Brightwell on September 18, 2014


This is it! We’re ONE DAY from our final Ordeal of 2014.

The Ordeal kicks off tomorrow night at Camp Westmoreland (520 Westmoreland Rd., Florence, AL). As always, registration opens at about 5 PM and the Ordeal is set to start at around 8 PM. The cost for members is $15, unless you have a 2014 Coosa Lodge Event Pass.

The weather (via The Weather Channel) will be warm in the afternoons, a bit cool in the evenings, and dry. We basically couldn’t ask for better Ordeal weather, but don’t forget to bring a jacket!

  • Ordeal Candidates — We put together a simple page with instructions, a packing list, and a special video just for you. You can find all of that on our “Info for Ordeal Candidates” page.
  • Brotherhood Candidates — Have you been an Ordeal member for 10 months? If so, then it’s time to seal your membership by attaining Brotherhood. Check out our Brotherhood Study Guide (the password is the Admonition, in all lowercase characters) and visit jumpstart.oa-bsa.org for everything you need to know, then tell the check-in staff that you to do Brotherhood. There is no additional fee for this.
  • COOSA NOAC METAL FLAPSNOAC registration continues this weekend! We’re taking 200 Coosa Lodge members to NOAC next year, and we want you to be one of them! Click here to download the NOAC registration form.
  • We’re selling some NOAC fundraiser flaps! The Coosa Lodge Executive Commitee has authorized the first in a series of fundraisers for our NOAC contingent with the goal of driving our participant fee as low as possible. We had huge success with this in 2012 and are hoping to repeat that success in 2015. Click here to download the order form for the first fundraiser release. Note that these are FULL-SIZE FLAP PINS, not dissimilar from our Vigil flap pins or other full-size metal flaps we’ve released in the past. These are NOT hat pins.

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