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Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship

Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF) is a special program of Royal Rangers that provides men and boys with additional opportunities to develop specialized outdoor skills based on the lore and traditions of the early American frontiersmen. FCF members participate in special events where frontier skills are demonstrated and practiced. Competitions are commonly held that promote the development of these skills and reflect the excitement, color, and flair of frontier America.  Details on the FCF program can be found in the official FCF Handbook.

Membership Requirements

All FCF members in the SoMo district are part of the Daniel Boone chapter, which is part of the Rivermen Territory (Gulf Region).  Membership in FCF is classified into three levels: Frontiersman, Buckskin Frontiersman, and Wilderness Frontiersman.  Requirements for each level can be found on the following applications or in the FCF Handbook.  All applications are due by May 1st each year (see applications for mailing address).

Frontiersman Membership Application – $30.00 application fee required

  • Buckskin Application – $30.00 application fee required

  • Wilderness Application – $35.00 application fee required

  • Lifetime Membership – $175.00, no application required, contact us for details.

Trappers Brigade

Trappers Brigade is a service aspect of FCF that promotes the active and ongoing involvement of FCF members in service to their outpost, church, community, and world.  All FCF members are encouraged to participate.  Multiple levels of recognition are available, based on the cumulative number of hours served.  Details can be found in Chapter 6 of the FCF Handbook.

  • Trappers Brigade Service Report – use this form to report your service hours to qualify for the next level of recognition.

Powder Horn Newsletter

The Powder Horn is a periodic email newsletter sent out to all FCF members in Daniel Boone chapter.  If you are an FCF member and are not receiving the Powder Horn, please contact us.  The following is an archive of past issues of the Powder Horn.

  • 2017 May edition

  • 2018 Fall edition

  • 2018 Winter edition

  • 2019 Summer edition

  • 2019 Winter edition

  • 2022 Winter edition

Frontier Equipment, Clothing, and Supplies

If you’re looking for some sources for FCF gear here are a few options you might consider.  Keep in mind, however, that some of these vendors may sell items for other eras, which may not be suitable for use in FCF.  FCF gear should represent pre-1840s America.  Refer to your FCF Handbook for details.

  • Crazy Crow

  • Panther Primitives

  • Fall Creek Sutlery

  • Jas Townsends

  • Breezy Knoll Mercantile

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