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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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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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Hear about how Scouts teamed up with their local government to tackle an important conservation issue.
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#TBT Who remembers 2017 Solar Eclipse Totality? We sure do!😎 We got to experience this incredible moment with our scouts and their families at Beaumont Camp. What an amazing experience!
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#tbt ¿Quién recuerda la Totalidad del Eclipse Solar 2017? ¡Nosotros seguro que sí! 😎 Tuvimos la oportunidad de vivir este increíble momento con nuestros exploradores y sus familias en el Campamento Beaumont. ¡Qué experiencia tan maravillosa!
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#TBT Who remembers 2017 Solar Eclipse Totality? We sure do!😎 We got to experience this incredible moment with our scouts and their families at Beaumont Camp. What an amazing experience!  
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#TBT ¿Quién recuerda la Totalidad del Eclipse Solar 2017? ¡Nosotros seguro que sí! 😎 Tuvimos la oportunidad de vivir este increíble momento con nuestros exploradores y sus familias en el Campamento Beaumont. ¡Qué experiencia tan maravillosa!

In Scouting we teach the importance of participating in government and preserving the natural world around us. Some local Scouts recently did both.

Tune in to our Facebook Live Stream today at 6:30pm to hear how Scouts partnered with their city to tackle an important conservation issue in their area.
#scoutsstandout
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In Scouting we teach the importance of participating in government and preserving the natural world around us. Some local Scouts recently did both.

Tune in to our Facebook Live Stream today at 6:30pm to hear how Scouts partnered with their city to tackle an important conservation issue in their area.
#ScoutsStandOut

Our 36th Annual Scouting For Drive is here! ✨

To ensure that this year's Scouting for Food drive is safe and beneficial for everyone in our community, all of our volunteers and scouts will be practicing social distancing and wearing masks when dropping and picking up bags.

Scouts will be dropping off bags at local neighborhoods on 11/14/2020, so stay alert!

For virtual donations text "SCOUTFOOD" to 91999
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¡Nuestra 35ª edición anual de Scouting for Drive ya está aquí! ✨

Para garantizar que la campaña Scouting for Food de este año sea segura y beneficiosa para todos en nuestra comunidad, nuestros voluntarios y scouts practicarán el distanciamiento social y usarán máscaras al dejar y recoger bolsas.

Los Scouts dejarán las bolsas en los vecindarios locales el 14/11/2020, ¡así que manténgase alerta!

Para donaciones virtuales, envía "SCOUTFOOD" al 91999
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