2020 Tonkawa Lodge Ordeal Assemblies


Registration closes the Wednesday night before each Assembly

Tonkawa Lodge Assemblies are opportunities for those elected to become members of the Order of the Arrow. Assemblies take place at Lost Pines Scout Reservation in Bastrop. Commonly known as The Ordeal, candidates will meet a series of challenges that will foster self-reflection and test their commitment to a life of cheerful service. For existing members, Assembly Weekend offers a chance to build friendships and serve Scouting in meaningful ways.

New candidates, please read through the Candidate Information Packet as it contains important details for the weekend. Your first year’s dues are included with your registration fee. Existing members must have paid their dues to attend Assembly. You may pay your dues upon arrival if they haven’t already been paid. More information here. If registering on-site: You must bring a non-returnable copy of your BSA health form (parts A & B only).

Spring Assembly • May 1-3, 2020

Check-in is 6:00-11:00 PM on Friday. Expected finish around 11:00 AM on Sunday.

Summer Assembly • July 18-19, 2020

There is no limit to the number of candidates attending this Ordeal.  New candidates MUST check in between 6:00 – 7:00 PM on Saturday. No later than 7:00 PM. Existing members may check in anytime. Expected finish by 8:00 PM on Sunday.

Fall Assembly • October 2-4, 2020

As of this update on June 24, Lost Pines is still closed until further notice and Capitol Area Council has not authorized the resumption of in-person Scouting activities. You are welcome to register for the Fall Ordeal Assembly, knowing that it may also be canceled.

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If we are able to proceed with Fall Assembly — Check-in is 6:00-11:00 PM on Friday. Expected finish around 11:00 AM on Sunday.