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    Advancements:

    Buckskin & Wilderness

      Once an Old Timer  or Young Buck have joined us in the great outdoors as a Frontiersman, they are welcome to advance to Buckskin and then Wilderness.  The basic requirements are shown below. 

    Buckskin

    Young Bucks (11-18):

    • Be recipient of the Adventure Rangers Adventure Silver award or the Expedition Rangers E2 award

    Old Timers  (18+):

    • Assist at least one boy in completing the membership requirements for FCF
    • Be in good standing in the church, regularly practicing a Christ-like lifestyle
    • Earn the Trained level of Outpost Leader Advancement Levels (OLAL) training

    ALL:

    • Be an active FCF member in good standing in the chapter for at least 1 year
    • Complete the Buckskin Challenge
    • Be an active member of a currently chartered Royal Ranger outpost, and be recommended for Buckskin status by the Outpost Coordinator and Pastor
    • Assist in conducting a Frontier Adventure
    • Achieve Company Trapper level in the Trappers Brigade
    • Complete and submit the Buckskin Application with membership fee to our Buckskin Representative Pastor David Banister (585 25 1/2 Rd # 124, Grand Junction, CO 81505 or via email) no later than 30 days prior to Trace.
    • Download, print, and complete the Buckskin workbook and bring it to the Buckskin Challenge for evaluation.  This includes at least 2 meetings with your mentor and developing your trade, totem, staff, and outfit.

    Wilderness

    Young Bucks:

    • Assist a boy in completing the membership requirements for FCF
    • Be a recipient of the Adventure Rangers Adventure Gold award or the Expedition Rangers E3 award

    Old Timers:

    • Assist an additional boy in completing the membership requirements for FCF
    • Be in good standing in the church, regularly practicing a Christ-like lifestyle
    • Earn the Advanced Leader level of the Outpost Leader Advancement Levels (OLAL) training

    ALL:

    • Be an active FCF member in good standing in the chapter for at least 2 years
    • Complete a Wilderness Vigil
    • Be an active member of a chartered Royal Ranger outpost and be recommended for Wilderness status by the Outpost Coordinator and Pastor
    • Assist in conducting an additional Frontier Adventure
    • Achieve Bourgeois Trapper Status in the Trappers Brigade
    • Complete and submit the Wilderness Application with membership fee to our Wilderness Representative (Randy Timmerman, 10676 Cimarron Street, D202, Firestone, CO 80504 or email) no later than 6 months prior to Trace.
    • Download, print, and complete the Wilderness workbook and bring it to the Wilderness Vigil for evaluation.This includes at least 3 meetings with your mentor, making a trade item for auction, refining your outfit, and preparing for the vigil.

    Mentors

    You may now have a mentor who is not an FCF member. If you do, please provide them a copy of the Mentor's Guide to help them understand and assist you in your journey.

     

    Updated 28 Mar 2017 (jer)

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