Summer 2019: Jurassic Falls

  • Our 2019 theme of "Jurassic Falls" brought the past into the present as dinosaurs, cavemen, and other prehistoric party animals joined over 2,800 Scouts in a summer of fun and exciting opportunities. The Dino Deep Dig, Caveman Crawl, and Bedrock Blast rounded out a week of prehistoric proportions!
  • Merit Badge Stats:
    • # of Merit Badges
      • Partial: 1,829
      • Complete: 7,994
      • Total: 9,823
    • Merit Badge Completion Rate: 81.4%
    • Top 10 Merit Badges
      • Swimming
      • Nature
      • First Aid
      • Environmental Science
      • Citizenship in the World
      • Citizenship in the Nation
      • Game Design
      • Camping
      • Wood Carving
      • Cooking
  • Staff Member of the Year: Patrick White
  • Counselor in Training of the Year: Dax Lyon
  • Camp Improvements for 2019
    • Two new merit badge offerings — Law (Civics) and Nuclear Science (STEM), as well as drone racing and VR equipment at STEM
    • Three campsites – Shenandoah, Shoshone, and Pueblo – received new tents and platforms
    • New doors, windows, and internal walls were installed at the STEM Center, and a new walkway was built outside of Unami Lodge – courtesy of Troop 542 (Baden Powell District)
    • Improved unit check-in with the camp leadership team at the Resica Elementary School

"Best camp staff – knowledgeable, helpful, and committeed." - Troop 150, Patriot’s Path Council

"The staff and the facility are the prime reasons for out troop’s continued attendance at RFSR. It is the premier example of how a camp should run – exceptional!"Troop 315, Cradle of Liberty Council

"First time here and thoroughly impressed; staff very good."Troop 545, Hawk Mountain Council

"Program was best run this year. Chris Brenner hits a home run and cleared the bases. His staff and Steve Mach were incredible!"Troop 320, Cradle of Liberty Council

"Kids are sweaty, stinky, tired, and happy. Overall a good experience; Resica never disappoints!"Troop 577, Cradle of Liberty Council

Celebrations from the Summer