Do you have what it takes to be a Frontiersmen?  then follow the Trail of the Grizzly and find out! 

Listed below are the membership and advancement requirements for the Frontiersmen Buckskin and Wilderness advancement levels of FCF.  Additional details concerning advancement can be found in the 2014 edition of the FCF handbook available from Gospel Publishing House (My Healthy Church). 

Advancement Applications are located to the left of the page and can also be found on the FCF Forms page on this site. 

For further information on membership or events, contact your chapter FCF president for more information.

Frontiersmen Membership Requirements

Boys Only (Good thru 12/31/2021):

  • Be a graduate of the fifth grade.
  • Be at least 11 years old
  • Be an active member of a Chartered royal Rangers outpost
  • Earn one of the following awards:
    • Discovery Rangers Gold Eagle,/span>
    • Adventure Rangers Bronze Medal
    • Expedition Rangers E1

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Boys Only (Good from 03/2020):

  • Be a graduate of the fifth grade.
  • Be at least 11 years old
  • Be an active member of a Chartered royal Rangers outpost
  • Earn the following required skill merits:
    • Camping
    • First Aid Skills or First Aid/CPR

Leaders Only:

  • Complete the Ready and Safety Leader of the Outpost Leaders Advancement Levels (OLAL)
  • Be an active member of a chartered Royal Rangers outpost
  • Be a member in good standing in your local church.

Boys and Leaders:

  • Complete a Frontier Adventure.

 Advancement Requirements 

Boys Only

  • Complete one of the following:
  • Adventure Rangers Silver Medal
  • Expedition Rangers E2

Leaders Only

  • Complete the Trained Leader of the Outpost Leaders Advancement Level (OLAL)
  • Sponsor a boy into FCFmembership.

Boys and Leaders

  • Be an FCF member in good standing for one year.
  • Earned Company Trapper award in Trappers Brigade.
  • Assist in conducting a Frontier Adventure.
  • Be an active member of a chartered Royal Rangers outpost.
  • Be a member in good standing in your local church.

  • Complete the Buckskin Challenge Workbook​​​

  • Complete a Buckskin Challenge.  

 Wilderness Advancement Requirements

Boys Only

Complete one of the following:

  • Adventure Rangers Gold Medal of Achievement
  • Expetition Rangers E3

 

  • Sponsor a Boy into FCF membership

Leaders Only

  • Complete the Advanced Leader Outpost Leaders Advancement Level (OLAL)
  • Sponsor a second boy into FCF membership.

Boys and Leaders

  • Be an FCF member in good standing for two years
  • Earn the Bourgeois Trapper award in Trappers Brigade
  • Assist in conducting a second Frontier Adventure
  • Be an active member of a chartered Royal Rangers outpost
  • Be an member in good standing of your local church
  • Complete the Wilderness Vigil workbook
  • Complete a Wilderness Vigil.
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