Induction Weekends

There are 3 Induction weekends each year. You have 18* months from the date of your election to partake in your Ordeal before your candidate-status lapses and you must be elected again.

*Scouts elected after January 1, 2023 have 18 months, Scouts elected before December 31, 2022 still have 24 months since the date of their election to go through their ordeal.

April Inductions Weekend
April 14th–16th, 2023
Camp Pigott
24225 Woods Creek Rd,
Snohomish, WA 98290

June Inductions Weekend
June 2nd–4th, 2023
Camp Parsons
970 Bee Mill Rd,
Brinnon, WA 98320

August Inductions Weekend
August 25th–27th, 2023
Camp Sheppard
65301 WA-410,
Enumclaw, WA 98022

Please report to the camp parking lot Friday evening between 7:00pm and 7:30pm. Please do not arrive after 9:00pm. Departure from camp is expected to be around 11:00am Sunday morning.

The BSA Medical form Part A & B must be signed by a parent or guardian and brought to check-in. 

Packing List

Please bring:

  • Field & Activity Uniform
  • BSA Medical Form A&B
  • Sturdy boots
  • Work gloves
  • Work clothes
  • Rain gear
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tarp
  • Water bottle
  • Pen/notebook
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Toiletries
  • Tent* (severe weather)

Please do NOT bring:

  • Fire starters
  • Food
  • Eat a large dinner before arriving at camp on Friday
  • Pack well
  • Follow guidance/read materials
  • Be prepared

*Your Ordeal staff will be tracking the weather for your Ordeal and will provide guidance via email (after you sign up) on the use of tents for your weekend. Bring it, but be prepared not to use it.