Training Opportunities for Boys

Merit Camp

March 08-10, 2024

Ranger Trails CampMississippi District Royal Ranger Merit Camp

Merit Camp is designed as a transitional camp where boys are introduced to the district junior leader training. It is not a prerequisite for Junior Leadership Development Academy (JLDA) attendance but is recommended. MC introduces the patrol system while a boy earns merits that have been selected by the district.

MS District Merit Camp is for Rangers in Grades 3 – 6

Cost: $125 per Ranger

Registration Deadline: 23 February 2024 ~ No Exceptions ~

Merits to be taught:

Junior Training Camp

March 08-10, 2024
Ranger Trails Camp

Mississippi District Royal Ranger Junior Training Camp

JTC is a district training event for boys who are graduates of the 6th grade. JTC focuses on leadership development in the local patrol and group. JTC is a required event for the Trial of the Saber Award. JTC will help boys discover answers to these questions:

  • What are my God-given (natural) talents and strengths and how am I developing them?
  • Do I have what it takes to be a godly man?
  • What is God’s plan for my life?

Cost: $125 per Ranger

Registration deadline: 23 February 2024 ~ No Exceptions ~

Backpacking Action Camp

March 08-10, 2024
Ranger Trails CampMississippi District Royal Ranger Backpacking Action Camp

BAC is designed for those who want to spend time on the trail learning and developing backpacking skills with classes, such as trail equipment, low impact camping, emergency first aid, map and compass, and rescue techniques. Instruction is based on the Green and Silver Backpacking merits. Trail teams will camp and work together. Participants will carry their gear and food in backpacks and will share in tasks and leadership responsibilities. They will live in tents and prepare their meals. They will be given many opportunities to demonstrate what they have learned about living in the back-country.

Who Can Attend:

Any High School Royal Ranger who is in the 9th – 12th grades and any Adult. No previous JTC or AJTC needed to attend this Action Camp. You must be in good health to attend this camp. Boys must be recommended by your Outpost Commander.

Leaders may also participate in the Backpacking Action Camp.

Cost: $125 per Ranger

Registration deadline: 23 February ~ No Exceptions ~

Mail applications and fees to:
Kenny Richardson
121 Allen Ave.
Stonewall, MS 39363

Boys Training Opportunities

Junior Leadership Development Academy (JLDA)

March 8 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 2:00 pm
Ranger Trails Camp

Backpacking Action Camp (BAC)

March 8 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 2:00 pm
Ranger Trails Camp

Merit Camp

March 8 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 2:00 pm
Ranger Trails Camp

Junior Training Camp (JTC)

March 8 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 2:00 pm
Ranger Trails Camp