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Weather forecast for 2018 Spring Ordeal at Skymont this weekend Fri.05/04/18 – Sun.05/06/18

Folks here is the forecast for 2018 Spring Ordeal at Skymont this coming weekend.
It’s gonna be a wet one!! Plan accordingly.
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Deadline Fast Approaching—2018 OA Spring Ordeal Registration

Ordeal is a time for Ordeal Candidates, just elected and called out, to go through their ordeal. Ordeal Candidates have one year from their election to go through Ordeal. You should plan to arrive no later than 7:00 pm and stay through orientation on Sunday morning.

After 10 months or more as an Ordeal member you are eligible to take the five brotherhood challenges. As a Brotherhood Candidate use this link to study for the challenges.  You will turn in your letter, one of the challenges, when you check-in for ordeal weekend.

For Arrowmen it is a time of fellowship, service, and fun. All of this is at Skymont Scout Reservation.

You will need to bring a copy of your medical form.

Check-in begins at 5:30 pm on Friday. Check-out is at 10:30 am on Sunday.

Remember all times are Central Time.


After Sun. 4/22/2018 the late fee of $10.00 now applies to:
Arrowmen, Brotherhood Candidates. The late fee has been waived for Ordeal Candidates.

The COST Now is:
$30.00 per Arrowman
$50.00 per Brotherhood Candidate
$50.00 per Ordeal Candidate

Click the link below to register….

5/4/2018 5:30 PM –
5/6/2018 10:30 AM

3/5/2018 10:00 PM
Sun. 4/29/2018 11:55 PM


Skymont Scout Reservation
3344 Cabbage Patch Rd
Altamont, TN 37301, US

*One last item if you could:
Click on/and download the link provided below, fill it out (it is editable) and email it to
Ranger David at Skymont.

Skymont Service Corp, 2018version.pdf

Contact E-mail:

It is the Skymont Service Corp Camp Resource Skill Survey.
It is so we can have on file, individuals with certain work and handyman skills
that can help with projects at Skymont.
Your help is greatly appreciated. ~Thanks

~Joel Hunt
Talidandaganu’ Lodge Chief

For those who are interested….an SR6 opportunity.
–information provided courtesy:
The Elogamgussit! Volume 9 Issue 2 of SR6
American Indian Seminar
& Pow-Wow

Saturday, March 24, 2018

This exciting AIA training event will be hosted by both Pellissippi and Sequoyah Lodge. Come out and join us at Camp Buck Toms in Rockwood, TN for an entire day filled with Ceremonial Drum & Dance classes, Native American crafts, as well as live music! 

Weekend Costs:

  • $12 for one meal

  • $15 for two meals

  • $25 for four meals (if lodging is required)

Visit Pellissippi’s
Website for additional information or Contact:

2018 Conclave Registration deadline fast approaching!


Register for the 2018 Conclave today and save $5!

Conclave 2018 – April 20-22, 2018 at Camp Mack Morris.
*Note: Conclave 2018 Registration Fees and Deadlines, with Talidandaganu’ added fees:

CURRENTLY (AS OF WE. 03/11/2018)—–$71.00

Click 2018 Conclave Registration <—here to register now!
For more information about Conclave check out this link.

Are you ready to Fan the Flames of cheerfulness? If so, be sure to register for the 2018 SR-6 Conclave at Camp Mack Morris in Camden, Tennessee, April 20-22, 2018!
You will learn all about being the flame of cheerfulness for your troop, community, and nation! We will compete for victory in Quest Games, learn more about the Order of the Arrow, and have a weekend of fun and fellowship with your brothers from Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi! You won’t want to miss this weekend of brotherhood, fellowship, and service!
If you have any questions please contact: