Order of the Arrow
Induction Weekend & Brotherhood Feast
WHEN: May 5th and 6th, 2006
DEPARTURE: We will meet at 4:30 pm at the Wendys’ at 135h and State Line (same center as Target). We will plan to eat supper there (or before) & then head to Camp Naish. Please contact Rob Wheeler if you can transport Scouts to camp Naish on Friday evening.
REGISTRATION: Ordeal and Brotherhood members should sign up at troop meetings or email Mr. Wheeler at firstname.lastname@example.org before April 27th.
Ordeal candidates tapped out on April 22nd must confirm to Mr. Wheeler by email after April 22nd and before April 27th.
WHERE: Camp Naish, Bonner Springs, Kansas
DIRECTIONS: see below
MEALS: All meals will be provided. Ordeal candidates will eat in the dining hall.
COSTS: Ordeal Candidates: $45.00 (This includes food, program materials, an O/A sash, pocket flap, &
Brotherhood Candidates: $40.00
Other Arrowmen: $35.00
ORDEAL CANDIDATES: Your Induction will begin on Friday Evening. You will be given directions and instructions to gather your overnight articles. Following the Pre-Ordeal ceremony, you will be led to a place to spend the night out on the ground. You will spend the next day in self-evaluation and unselfish service. Your Ordeal Ceremony will take place Saturday evening. We will have a brief Troop 10 celebration in your honor on Saturday night and call your parents for pick up at Camp Naish around 9PM. WE WILL NOT CAMP AT NAISH ON SATURDAY NIGHT.
Ordeal Candidates will need the following items for Friday Night:
1. Plastic Ground Cloth - you will be sleeping outside, on the ground, on Friday
2. Sleeping Bag - cold weather bag
4. Rain Gear and warm clothing
5. Canteen & Water (water only!!!)
6. Prescribed Medications (if needed) PLEASE E-MAIL MR. WHEELER WITH DETAILS
7. Backpack recommended; to carry these items
8. Insect repellent
9. Work Gloves
10. Work Clothes
11. Class “A” Uniform Shirt - Worn at Tap Out on Friday and Induction Ceremony Saturday
DIRECTIONS: Take Interstate-435 North to K-32. Go West on K-32 thru Edwardsville, KS. Turn right (North) on 120th Street just before the Lone Star Industries Cement Plant. If you go under K-7, you have gone too far. Take this road to the entrance to Camp Naish on your right.
PLEASE NOTE: Some Ordeal candidates around you may not fully respect the traditions of Order of the Arrow. Troop 10 O/A members take these traditions very seriously.
Bring ONLY those items listed. Scouts found with additional items, food or drink (other than water) may be asked to leave.
While on “silence” it means just that… Scouts talking while on silence may be asked to leave.
While completing work projects you will be expected to give your best at every task requested.
Parents and scouts:
Troop 10 leaders will supervise this weekend outing and arrange transportation. If you have any questions, please call Mr. Wheeler at Cell: 816-405-3283 or Home: 816-941-8317.
This will be the only Induction Weekend where Troop 10 will
provide leadership and transportation. However, if you son has been Taped Out but can not make this event, contact Mr. Wheeler for alternate dates in May and June.
In case of an emergency you may try Mr. Wheeler’s cell number 816-405-3283 or call the Camp Ranger at Naish
Please email me with any notes about medications, food allergies, or any special needs that leaders should be aware of for this out door event.