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Council Service Center & Scout Shop
262 W. Prairie Ave.
Decatur, IL 62523
217-429-3326 (fax)

8:30am - 5:00pm

Boy Scout Summer Camp
at Rhodes France Scout Reservation

Here are the dates for the Lincoln Trails Council 2017 Boy Scout Summer Camp Sessions being held at Rhodes France Scout Reservation:
Week 1 - June 11-17, 2017
Week 2 - June 18-24, 2017
Week 3 - June 25-July 1, 2017


The RFSR Trading Post is offering custom lettered t-shirts for the 2017 Camping Season. Have your son's name, nickname, and/or troop number added to his 2017 Camp Shirt! Prepay by June 7th at the LTC Scout Shop or via mail and the shirt will be printed and ready for pick up at the Trading Post when camp starts. After June 7th orders can be placed at the Trading Post during camp!

T-shirts are $12 each and lettering cost is only $3 per line, up to 10 characters (or spaces) per line. Download the form here to pre-order...


A completed BSA Annual Health & Medical Record is required for each Scout and adult attending camp.  Parts A, B, & C are required for all Scouts.  Adults who will be staying onsite for over 72 hours must complete parts A, B, & C as well.  Adults staying less than 72 hours must complete parts A & B.  These forms are available at the Council Service Center and online.  Part C of the form is an examination by a physician.  This exam must have been completed during the 12 months prior to the Scout or Adult’s week of camp (example: a physical exam held on June 4th, 2016 is considered current until June 30th, 2017).  Forms can be turned in to the Council Service Center before camp as well.  If a Scout or Scouter arrives at camp without a medical form, it is the Scout or Scouters responsibility to obtain the physical examination before being allowed to stay in camp.  The physical examination must be completed by a certified and licensed physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant. (Chiropractors do not qualify)  The Health Officer has the final say on whether a Scout or Scouter can remain at camp.  Units should not turn in originals of the health forms.  At the end of each week, the copies turned in will be destroyed unless the unit has requested to have them returned.  For the first time, Unit Leaders may turn in their units health forms ahead of time at the Council Service Center.  If units are going to do this, they must do so prior to June 1st, 2017. 

Scout Pistol and Safety Marksmanship Program Returns in 2017!
In 2016, LTC was pleased to be on of only a select few councils in the country to offer the new Scout Pistol Safety and Marksmanship program to the Shooting Sports area this summer. Over twenty scouts were instructed how to handle, maintain, and shoot a pistol safely while being provided instruction to increase their marksmanship skills. Scouts had classroom instruction and range instruction in which they fired a pistol under the supervision of a trained Range Safety Officer and NRA certified pistol instructor. Parents are required to submit the RFSR Pistol Waiver form for any Scout participating.


Pathfinder Program
The RFSR Pathfinder Program is designed specifically for first year Scouts. They Scouts work on rank advancement requirements from Tenderfoot - First Class as well as Swimming and First Aid Merit Badges. They also learned more about the camp and other program areas. All first year Scouts are encouraged to participate in this program.