Summer Ordeal Aug 23-25

2019 SUMMER ORDEAL –  August 23-25

Rancho Alegre – Larsen’s Meadow


Register for the summer Ordeal here

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

ORDEAL CANDIDATES:   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 your last opportunity this year. 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,

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 6 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


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.

$50.00 per Ordeal Candidate (includes Dues)

$48.00 per Brotherhood Candidate
$30.00 per General Member

$20.00 per Banquet only
$20.00 for Dues if you have not yet paid 2019 Dues.
After 8/21/2019 a fee of $10.00 will apply to all Registrants.