So. Mo. District FCF Daniel Boone Chapter Frontier Adventure Report.
05-17-2019 - 05-18-2019 Special thanks to Dan Rockafellow and Mark Jones for
sharing these pictures.
Zip file of all these pictures.
Camping in the shelter of a Cedar Tree.
Pouring your heart into what you want to do!
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We had 53 in attendance with 17 applicants. Weather was perfect for the for the
Adventure. I didn't get the numbers from the Black Powder course but think they
had about 15 there with 5 teaching. So that would round us up to about 72 by
head count. Many campfires around camp that I wasn't able to visit and as always
each has their fun and accomplishments. Please feel free to report on your camps
progress. I would enjoy posting that right along with this report from around
My outpost didn't have any FCF Applicants and only me representing our outpost
but along the way I was blessed to bring with me another 5 from 3 other churches
with a total of 6 in my camp. When your leaders count is down we are Blessed in
Royal Rangers to link arms with fellow brothers in Christ from other nearby
churches. So we van - truck pooled and camped together. It's a blessing to have
Ranger leaders from other like minded churches that will take a stand for Christ
and work together to see to it that these boys experience some of the very best
character development and hands on training all the while pointing folk to Jesus
Christ and His Church! What a win win combination.
Council fire was lit by one young buck getting the first flame with his tinder
bundle but we struggled to get the fire to go so others from the crowd shared
more resources and soon we had a blazing council fire. The young buck won a
small throwing knife as a prize.
I am currently in the market for a tent and am FCF tentless at this time. So the
boys in my group used a canvas tarp to make a shelter or slept out under the
stars like I did. It was a perfect night for it. Full moon no wind and no dew in
the morning. Absolutely perfect weather. Not so much as a buzz from a mosquito.
It was so bright out I didn't even use a flash light the whole night. Candle
lanterns worked great!
Our Adventure started at 7:00 p.m. as the Black Powder course was under way at
6:30 p.m. Camp was set up and we welcomed our FCF Candidates (thanks Twiggy)
around our fire. District Scouts were busy the whole event preparing and helping
out. GREAT job Scouts!
On Saturday morning 8:00 am the Adventure and Black Powder course continued with
mostly cloudy skys and that was a blessing as it was cooler. We enjoyed two
services over the weekend.
We enjoyed a cherry/pineapple cobbler in our camp and there was all kinds of
cooking going on around camp. Bacon and breakfast rolls and lots more. My group
did a bring your own, cook your own or go hungry event that worked very well for
all concerned as we were all busy doing many things at different times.
At 2:00 we had our closing ceremony and we worked to get it all packed up and in
the trailer. After changing clothes we left the grounds at 4;00 p.m. and stopped
at Steak n Shake on the way back and got a good washing as a thunderstorm rolled
through washing off my truck and these boys! On arrival back at the church by
We are blessed to be part of the Royal Rangers the very best program that
teaches hands on skills and cool ways of camping all the while pointing folks to
Jesus Christ and His Church. Wow what a Ministry.
Please congratulate these folks to our FCF Chapter.