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Rhodes-France Scout Reservation (RFSR) is located south east of Pana, IL and is 640 acres of Scouting paradise. With two lakes, an in-ground swimming pool, excellent shooting sports facilities, and a well-stocked trading post, Scouts will never be short of things to do.

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Property Reservation Portal
December - February, 2021

All tent camping and day pass fees are complimentary through the end of February, 2021 but reservations are required.

The property is open for day and overnight use by families and by groups of ten or less per regulations where the unit is chartered and the location of the camp. Cabins are currently only available to families.

Property Reservation Portal
After February, 2021

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Location Details

Rhodes-France Scout Reservation
815 North 500 East Road
Pana, IL 62557

Ranger Station Phone: 217-562-5223
Ranger: Andy Brookman


Fees

  • Regular youth fee: $335
  • Early bird fee (if paid in full by April 8, 2020): $315
  • Youth fee after May 31: $350
  • Adult fee: $100

Cabins

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic overnight indoor accommodations are not available to units but are available to families (members of the same household).

RFSR has six cabins for unit use. All come with two sets of bunk beds. The cabins are also equipped with electricity, A/C and heating.

Camping Areas

Rhodes-France currently has 13 campsites. Each campsite capacity is as different as the campsites themselves. Each campsite is equipped with at least one picnic table and a fire ring. Water is available seasonally from April to October.

Activity Building/Dining Hall

The Activity Building is used for a host of things, located just north of the Food Services/Trading Post Building. During mealtime it can be a dining hall complete with serving line inside the building. As soon as mealtime is over it can become a classroom for Scouts. During the evenings, the Activity Building may host a Cracker Barrel or ice cream social. The space also boasts a large stone fireplace.

Administration Building

The Administration Building is the centerpiece of the front of camp with a giant Eagle statue out front. Located down Bungard Parkway just across from McCoy Village, the newly renovated Administration Building is home to the camp director and program director’s office, first aid station, small kitchen, and meeting room, as well as adult-only restrooms and a women’s shower.

Chapel

Located just southwest of the parking lot, is a beautiful, rustic open-air Chapel. With seating for over 100, the Chapel provides non-denominational services for Scouts and Leaders. It also provides a quiet area for reflection, meditation, or simply enjoying the scenery God has provided. Services are held Saturday evening or Sunday morning depending on programming needs.

Firebowl

One of the wonders at Rhodes-France Scout Reservation has to be the Firebowl Arena. This picturesque amphitheater is set on Lake Millikin with the woods as a backdrop. Straight across from the Firebowl arena at the  top of the hill, the Order of the Arrow Ceremonial Tipi can often be seen.

Program Areas

  • Fishing
  • Shooting sports
  • Swimming
  • Canoes

2020 Merit Badge Catalog
2020 Rhodes France Leader Guide

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When you donate to the Greater St. Louis Area Council, you are giving local youth the opportunity to become a Scout. And when youth join scouting, they participate in activities that make impactful change in our communities.

Please take a few minutes and change a child's life by helping them become a Scout. Visit stlbsa.org/give-now/ to donate today!
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Por favor, tómese unos minutos y cambie la vida de un niño ayudándolo a convertirse en Scout. ¡Visite stlbsa.org/give-now/ para donar hoy!
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When you donate to the Greater St. Louis Area Council, you are giving local youth the opportunity to become a Scout. And when youth join scouting, they participate in activities that make impactful change in our communities. 

Please take a few minutes and change a childs life by helping them become a Scout. Visit https://stlbsa.org/give-now/ to donate today!
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Cuando dona al Consejo del Área del Gran St. Louis, le está dando a los jóvenes locales la oportunidad de convertirse en Scout. Y cuando los jóvenes se unen a los Scouts, participan en actividades que generan un cambio impactante en nuestras comunidades.

Por favor, tómese unos minutos y cambie la vida de un niño ayudándolo a convertirse en Scout. ¡Visite https://stlbsa.org/give-now/ para donar hoy!

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January 20th is the last day to register. Learn more at stlbsa.org/training/university-of-scouting/.
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