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Frank Childress Scout Reservation

The Frank Childress Scout Reservation (FSCR), located near Diamond, Missouri, sits on 180 acres. It is complete with a year-round multipurpose building that can be utilized by Scouts and Scouters for training and fellowship. The camp includes campsites named after the characters of Rudyard Kipling’s “Jungle Book”, a large swimming pool, dining hall, Pirate Ship, Old West Fort, Old Mine, Indian Village, and a stocked trout pond for fishing. FCSR is also home to many hiking and biking trails, and abounds with native plant and animal life. Packs and Troops can utilize the camp’s facilities year-round. Cub Scouts can stay in teepees, fish the trout pond, check out the mine and pan for gold and a lot of other outdoor fun and adventure. The Fort and Pirate Ship are also open and available for exploration. FCSR will be winterized and you will not have access to the pool, swimming pool or dining hall as of 11/09/2022 until we are safely free from freezing temperatures.  Cedar Lodge will be available during the winter with water and heat.  All campsites have water and availlable to campers throughout the winter.

5250 Jamboree Ln
Joplin, Missouri 64804

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Cabins & General Use
General Use

Camp Use Policy Back to Top

1. The Scout Oath and Law will be the basis for personal conduct by ALL persons using the facilities.

2. Twenty-one (21) year old leadership must be present with the unit at all times. A second leader, age 18 or older, must also be present. Youth Protection rules will be strictly enforced.

3. No liquid fuel including charcoal lighter is to be used for starting fires.

4. NO ROCK CLIMBING/RAPPELLING permitted without permission from the Camp Administration, anyone found on or near rock or cliffs will be sent home.

5. No alcohol, firearms, including air rifles or pistols, are allowed. Fire crackers or fireworks (including sparklers) are also prohibited.

6. Pets are not allowed in camp.

7. The Boy Scouts of America prohibits the use of alcoholic beverages and controlled substances at encampments or activities on property owned and/or operated by the Boy Scouts of America, or at any activity involving participation of youth members. Adult leaders should support the attitude that young adults are better off without tobacco and may not allow the use of tobacco products at any BSA activity involving youth participants. All Scouting functions, meetings, and activities should be conducted on a smoke-free basis, with smoking areas located away from all participants. No smoking in any building on any council property.

8. All cars and trucks must be parked and unloaded in the designated parking areas. All types of camping vehicles must be parked according to instructions of the Camp Ranger.

9. For safety reasons, vehicles need to remain in designated parking areas outside of camp. Exceptions may be made for those with handicapped placards with approval of the Camp Administration.

10. Leave your campsite cleaner and in better shape than you found it. Remember, someone will be leaving a campsite for you. All fires are to be started only in established fire rings.

11.  Non-Scouting Groups must complete and sign the hold harmless agreement.  Hold Harmless Agreement


Check In Procedure Back to Top

All units must check in and out of camp with either the Camp Director or Camp Ranger on duty.  

For Frank Childress this check in/ check out form MUST BE COMPLETED 


Check Out Procedure Back to Top

All Items must be left in as good if not better condition then when found. If items are not cleaned you will be accessed a cleaning fee.  

For Frank Childress this check in/ check out form MUST BE COMPLETED 

Cancellation Policy Back to Top

Payment option to send in a check or to pay later will appear after you accept the option to make a payment in full.

Cancellation Fees Administered at Council Discretion

Cleaning Policy Back to Top

All Items must be left in as good if not better condition then when found. If items are not cleaned you will be accessed a cleaning fee.