Wa-Hi-Nasa's August Induction Weekend
Have you been chosen by your fellow scouts to join the Order of the Arrow? Your journey begins August 4-6 at Boxwell Scout Reservation.
What to bring:
There are several key elements that you must bring to the Induction. (Keep in mind that all items must fit in a backpack)
Parts of A & B of the BSA Medical Form
A backpack to carry all your personal equipment
A full, Nalgene-like water bottle
A pocket knife
Complete Class A uniform (no merit badge sash)
Toiletry items such as soap, towel, etc.
Clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
A pair of work gloves
A poncho (Rain gear)
A full stomach on Friday night.
A little cash for use in the trading post when your Ordeal is over
A good Scouting attitude
Things not permitted:
Any food or drinks, radios, TVs, sheath knives, hunting knifes, MP3 players, or computer games.
Garbage bags and totes for carrying your supplies are not permitted.
Candidates will not be able to use cell phones during the Induction, and they are encouraged not to carry them during the event due to the possibility of breaking or losing them during the activities. If a candidate needs a phone due to an emergency, a phone will be available for their use.