2019 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 3-5, 2019

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

Registration has closed, Walk-ups are still welcome, but with an extra fee of $10.


Members may still register by sending an email to hkeirstead1947@gmail.com. Please include your name, date of birth (including year), and whether you’d like to earn Brotherhood.

Summer Assembly • July 20-21, 2019

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 4-6, 2019

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

Registration has closed. Walk-ups are welcome. An additional $10 fee will be collected.