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Camp Winton Ordeal

 Notice: Youth / Adult Policy 


To attend OA events ALL attendees must have a copy of their BSA Annual Health and Medical Record (Parts A and B) with them along with a copy of the COVID form below or they can't stay at the event.


Don't depend on others; YOU'RE responsible and must have a copy with you.


Candidate Check-In time is no earlier than 5:30 PM and no later than 7:30 PM Friday evening (NO SATURDAY CHECK-IN)


June 4 - 6, 2021

Online Registration Deadline June 2, 2021, 9:00 PM (PST)


Contact Information

Lodge Vice Chief of Inductions: Robbie Trygstad inductions@amanginacha.org

Lodge Inductions Adviser: Bill Heberger bheberger@amanginacha.org M 916*704*7041

Lodge Chief: Jackson Reid Lodgechief@amanginacha.org

Lodge Adviser: John Ganaway LodgeAdviser@amanginacha.org M 707*410*6221

Lodge Staff Adviser: Greg Anderson Gregory.Anderson@scouting.org M  435*799*5308


Chapter/District Contacts 

Lodge Contacts

See what to Bring at the bottom of this page.



Instructions for the Ordeal Registration


All 2020 and 2021 candidates are welcome to participate in this ordeal as well as current 2021 dues-paid members of the Order of the Arrow.


Bring your BSA Annual Health and Medical Record & Release Form (Parts A and B) and the COVID Screening Form (described below) with you to Camp Winton.  If you don’t have these documents, you won’t be allowed to stay and this applies to both Youth and Adults.


Masks will be required at all times indoors and when unable to social distance outdoors.  


All participants (adult and youth) will be included in Covid screening.  There are two screening periods. 72 hours before arrival (Tuesday, June 1, 2021) and then again on Friday, June 4, 2021.

Any participant with a temperature of 100° or more may not depart and must be left at home.

Print this form >> Covid Screening Sheet for the Winton Ordeal


On (Tuesday, June 1, 2021), record their temperature, and any signs of the following symptoms: 

fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea.  Record any close contact: Has anyone in your household been in Close contact with anyone with COVID 19, or suspected of having COVID 19, in the past 14 days?

Bring this form with you along with your BSA Annual Health and Medical Record & Release Form (Parts A and B).


There will be no onsite registration - the deadline to register is Wed June 2 at 11:59 pm.


Candidate Registration

Scouts and Scouters that are new to the Order of the Arrow and have never attended an Ordeal before

The fee for this event is $55.  This fee covers the following: OA sash, OA Pocket flap, OA Handbook, 2021 Annual Dues, and food for the weekend. Plan on arriving Friday, June 4, 2021, before 7:30 PM


Member Registration

Scouts and Scouters that have already completed an Ordeal. The fee for the ordeal is $20.  This fee covers your food for the weekend. Members are expected to have current 2021 Dues paid.  Both youth and adult members should be prepared to camp outside. Plan on arriving Friday, June 4, 2021, before 6:30 PM.  Option to pay your dues online >> http://www.gec-bsa.org/event/2021-dues-and-arrowpass-purchase-options/2755861



How to Register for the Winton Ordeal


You can register for an Ordeal and pay using your Visa or Master Card via the Golden Empire Council Secure website. 

Registration link for Candidates and Members for the Winton Ordeal

Information and what to bring if you are a newly elected Candidate and have not gone through an Ordeal

Information and what to bring if a current of the OA member and have already gone through an Ordeal