Registration Begins
4/29/2019 2:00 PM
Last Day To Register
8/23/2019 5:00 PM
2680 Highway 154 (Rancho Alegre)
Santa Barbara, CA 93105, US
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2019 SUMMER ORDEAL - Rancho Alegre - Larsen's Meadow

LATE FEE: A late fee of $10 will be assessed to all registrations after 8/21/19.

ORDEAL CANDIDATES: There are nearly 100 candidates for Ordeal membership in the Order of the Arrow. Each candidate should have received a packet of information during their District Camporee or immediately afterwards in the mail. There are two Ordeals each year. This is the first; the second is in August. Candidates must complete their Ordeal at one of these two events. During the Ordeal weekend, candidates will learn more about the Order of the Arrow through a series of trials and service. There is NO hazing allowed. Parents who have questions can email Len Kamlet, lkamlet@gmail.com.

BROTHERHOOD CANDIDATES: Brotherhood is the second honor in the Order of the Arrow. Eligibility for Brotherhood: (1) 2019 dues must be paid; (2) It has been at least 10 months since your Ordeal; (3) a letter must be sent to the Lodge Secretary detailing how you wish to continue serving Scouting and the Lodge; and (4) Attend an Ordeal weekend and go on a meditative walk with a guide and other Brotherhood candidates. Special packets for Brotherhood candidates should go out end of April.

ALL PARTICIPANTS: Registration may be made on-line at the Council website or by check to the Order of the Arrow, Los Padres Council, 4000 Modoc Road, Santa Barbara, CA 93110. A $10 late fee is assessed for any registration not received by August 21, 2019. Please remember that even though you registered on-line, you must bring with you the completed registration form and a COPY of your medical form. All participants will be performing acts of service on Saturday of the Ordeal. Please bring old clothing and footwear appropriate for trail work, painting, and brush clearance.

To download a form for mail-in registration: Ordeal Registration Form

Larsen's Meadow Rancho Alegre

The entrance to Larsen's Meadow off Highway 154 is located at 2680 Highway 154.

Take Highway 154 (San Marcos Pass Road) from either the South or the North entrances on Highway 101. From the south, the entrance is on your left. From the north, the entrance is on your right. Continue up the entry road for approximately .04 mile to the camp bridge on your left.

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$20.00 per Banquet
$48.00 per Brotherhood Candidate
$30.00 per General Member
$50.00 per Ordeal Candidate
Late fee
After 8/21/2019 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Brotherhood Candidate Registrants.
After 8/21/2019 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all General Member Registrants.
After 8/21/2019 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Ordeal Candidate Registrants.

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    Santa Barbara Service Center

Main Administrative Office

4000 Modoc Road

Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Office: (805) 967-0105

Fax: (805) 967-5094

Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Monday thru Friday

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Closed Saturday & Sunday


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San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Office: (805) 439-2885

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