Summer 2019 - Jurassic Falls

'2019 Jurassic Falls' written in front of a drawing of a triceratops
September 01, 2019

Our 2019 theme of “Jurassic Falls” brought the past into the present as dinosaurs, cavemen, and other prehistoric party animals joined over 2,800 Scouts in a summer of fun and exciting opportunities. The Dino Deep Dig, Caveman Crawl, and Bedrock Blast rounded out a week of prehistoric proportions!

Merit Badge Stats:

  • # of Merit Badges
    • Partial: 1,829
    • Complete: 7,994
    • Total: 9,823
  • Merit Badge Completion Rate: 81.4%
  • Top 10 Merit Badges
    • Swimming
    • Nature
    • First Aid
    • Environmental Science
    • Citizenship in the World
    • Citizenship in the Nation
    • Game Design
    • Camping
    • Wood Carving
    • Cooking

Staff Member of the Year: Patrick White
Counselor in Training of the Year: Dax Lyon

Camp Improvements for 2019::

  • Two new merit badge offerings — Law (Civics) and Nuclear Science (STEM), as well as drone racing and VR equipment at STEM
  • Three campsites – Shenandoah, Shoshone, and Pueblo – received new tents and platforms
  • New doors, windows, and internal walls were installed at the STEM Center, and a new walkway was built outside of Unami Lodge – courtesy of Troop 542 (Baden Powell District)
  • Improved unit check-in with the camp leadership team at the Resica Elementary School

What Leaders & Units Are Saying

“Best camp staff – knowledgeable, helpful, and committeed.” - Troop 150, Patriot’s Path Council

“The staff and the facility are the prime reasons for out troop’s continued attendance at RFSR. It is the premier example of how a camp should run – exceptional!”Troop 315, Cradle of Liberty Council

“First time here and thoroughly impressed; staff very good.”Troop 545, Hawk Mountain Council

“Program was best run this year. Chris Brenner hits a home run and cleared the bases. His staff and Steve Mach were incredible!”Troop 320, Cradle of Liberty Council

“Kids are sweaty, stinky, tired, and happy. Overall a good experience; Resica never disappoints!”Troop 577, Cradle of Liberty Council