Event Information



Friday, April 19, 2024 at 7:00pm to Saturday, April 20, 2024 at 4:30pm
Pacific Daylight Time
Great Basin Institute
Candidate Induction weekend.

Individual Registrations

Ordeal Candidate

Registration Information

1/1/2024 (Mon) 12:00 AM
Pacific Standard Time
2/29/2024 (Thu) 12:00 AM
Pacific Standard Time
4/7/2024 (Sun) 12:00 AM
Pacific Daylight Time
4/14/2024 (Sun) 12:00 AM
Pacific Daylight Time
       If you are an adult nominee (i.e. 21 or older), please do not register unless you have received your letter from the lodge indicating your candidacy,


  1. Every candidate must come to the event with a current parts A&B medical form (linked below), signed by a parent (or the participant if an adult). Participants cannot remain onsite nor complete the event without this form. Form: http://www.scouting.org/filestore/healthsafety/pdf/680-001_ab.pdf
  2. PART A WILL NOT BE RETURNED - please insure the back of part A is blank.
  3. Please eat before arriving at the Great Basin Institute (directions will be provided week of event)
  4. Please arrive between 7:00 - 7:30 pm
  5. Please remember to bring the following items with you:
    1. Parts A&B of the BSA medical form
    2. Official BSA field uniform (“Class A”) and wear it upon arrival Friday night
    3. Sleeping bag/pad, folding camp chair, personal hygiene items
    4. Refillable Water Bottle
    5. Work clothes:
      1. Gloves
      2. Sturdy shoes
      3. Scouting t-shirt
      4. Pants, non scout okay for service projects
      5. Hat
      6. Sunscreen
  6. Prohibited items:
    1. Food or food products of any kind
    2. Electronics or entertainment items of any kind
    3. Tent
  7. NO REFUNDS for cancellation, but fee may be applied to next scheduled Ordeal event candidate is eligible for if the Lodge is notified at least one week prior to event.


Great Basin Institute
11795 S Rainbow Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89179