General News

Introducing Our New National Outreach Coordinator

We are excited to announce that Marvin “Sarge” Summers has been approved by the Assemblies of God leadership as the new national outreach coordinator.

History and Future of Chartering

In 1962, a new ministry was launched. Chartering became the model to help fund the development and operations of Royal Rangers. Today, chartering, which is a prevalent concept in our culture, is still the model. Will that change in the future?

Camporama Fundraising: Sprint to the Finish

Camporama is one of the biggest events a Royal Ranger will attend as a boy. In addition to vacations, sports or school trips, or missions trips, it is one more thing a family has to budget. BGMC director, David Boyd, shares some great ideas to raise money for Camporama.

Let's Spread the Word About National Camporama!

Camporama will be here before you know it. That’s why we’ve started early in spreading the word and getting people registered. Here’s what you need to know today for a low-stress Camporama planning cycle.

Introducing Our New FCF National Coordinator

We are excited to announce that John W. Hembree has been approved by the Assemblies of God leadership as the new Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship national coordinator. He has served as the interim coordinator since July 2018 when the national coordinator, Paul Walters, passed away suddenly.

National Shooting Sports Program

I am excited about the new items coming out for Royal Rangers. We have new garments, new promotional items, and new awards and recognition items. This promises to be one of the most extensive new releases of Royal Rangers products in quite some time.

Volunteer at Camporama, Where Do I Start?

The success of this event depends in large part on our volunteers. There are several options for being a volunteer at Camporama. So, when you ask the question “Where do I start?”

Build a Church through the Tabernacle Project

In 2019 and 2020, Royal Rangers will be building churches all around the world through the BGMC Master's Toolbox Tabernacle Project.

Camporama 2020 & Carryover Price from 2016

Don't miss out on the lowest registration rate for National Camporama 2020.

Come Join Us for LEAD19

The 2019 National Royal Rangers Conference will be held in Dayton, Ohio in March. Come join us as we discuss the latest developments in Royal Rangers.

New Products for 2019

We are glad to announce that several new Royal Rangers products are coming out on

Catapult 700 Recap

The BGMC 2017 & 2018 Master's Toolbox Catapult700 project is now finished. Celebrate with us all that God has done through this important missions effort.

Web Site Transition Now Complete

The transition from the old web site to the new site is now complete and live at

Whoever Takes the Son Takes it All

Consider using this message during a devotion time in a weekly meeting or during an event.

Let the Adventure Continue

Experienced leaders realize that one of the most appealing aspects of Royal Rangers is the activities they enjoy outside the weekly meeting. Meetings are important and form the backbone of any Royal Rangers program, but a consistent program of diverse activities will bring energy and excitement to an outpost like nothing else.

History Patch Set

A special set of patches are being issued to fund the creation of a museum at Camp Eagle Rock to house artifacts relating to the history of Royal Rangers.

Remembering Paul Walters

In July of 2018, Paul "Grey Owl" Walters, National FCF President, went home to be with the Lord. His passing will forever be a loss to the Royal Rangers ministry but we look forward to the day when we will see him again on resurrection morning!

National FCF Rendezvous Review

The 2018 National FCF Rendezvous was a great success. Start planning now for Rendezvous 2020.

Chartering & Tithing

Just as tithing supports the work of the local church, chartering funds the Royal Rangers ministry.

The Importance of Chartering

One of the most misunderstood aspects of Royal Rangers is chartering. We are often asked these questions: Is chartering necessary? Are we required to charter? Why do we need to charter? The answers to these questions may surprise you.

East Africa Training Center

National Director Karl Fleig and I will be leading a Pathfinder Team to Kenya in early March 2018 to finish the first floor of the Royal Rangers East Africa Training Center. The team will be doing work like tiling floors, painting the walls, hanging light fixtures, and even building bunkbeds to make the main building fully operational.

Rangers of Hope

The devastation that has come from the recent hurricanes have Royal Rangers groups looking for ways to help those in need. After seeing the news coverage, one outpost decided they wanted to help the Rangers in Puerto Rico.

Christmas Gifts for Royal Rangers

Christmas is coming and now is the time of year when our minds turn to finding ways to show our affection or appreciation to those special friends and family who enrich our lives. If your circle of friends includes a Rangers guy, we’ve got some gift ideas you might be interested in. These could also be worth considering as appreciation gifts to all the Royal Rangers leaders in your outpost as a way of saying thank you for another year of investing in the lives of our boys.

Archery Certification at LEAD Conference

The 2018 National Royal Rangers LEAD Conference will include a Centershot archery instructor’s certification course, provided by our National Shooting Sports Program (NSSP) leadership team. This 8-hour course is open to anyone age 18 or older and will provide attendees with Centershot archery certification to enable them to conduct safe archery events in their districts or outposts.

Royal Rangers at General Council 2017

The Royal Rangers program was well represented at the 2017 General Council in Anaheim, California.

Kenya Pathfinders Trip

The Royal Rangers national office will host a mission construction trip to Kenya on Nov. 3-11, 2017, as part of our 2017-2018 Catapult 700 mission emphasis. We would be excited to have you on our team!

Drones in Cincinnati

See how leaders in Cincinnati are using drones to reach boys in thier area.

BGMC Catapult 700 Project

Join us as Royal Rangers from across the country raise funds to launch 700 new Royal Rangers outposts in Africa.

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