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 & APPLICATIONS
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 is a service aspect of FCF that promotes the active and ongoing involement of FCF members in service to thier outpost, church , community, and world. All FCF members are encouraged to participate. Multiple levels of recogntion are available, based on the cummulative 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 recogntion
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.
FRONTIER EQUIPMENT, CLOTHING & 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.