Please read through our reopening plan

NOTE: If you have not registered for Assembly, please do not show up. You will be asked to leave. This applies to members and candidates.

We are doing our utmost to accommodate new member inductions through the Ordeal process during the Covid pandemic. Owing to safety concerns, we are required to limit the number of participants at these events. Depending on the success of each event, we plan on holding more Ordeal opportunities than our customary events in May, July and October.

As details become available, they will be posted here, and on the home page of

Tonkawa Lodge Ordeal Assemblies

Registration closes the Wednesday night before each Assembly

Registration is handled through the BlackPug System.


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Tonkawa Lodge Assemblies are opportunities for those elected to become members of the Order of the Arrow. Assemblies normally 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.  You must bring a non-returnable copy of your BSA health form (parts A & B only). Members and candidates must also bring their pre-event screening form. signed Covid-19 Risk Acknowledgment form and their signed Commitment to Transport form.

Download The Fall Assembly Plan Below