• The Recon Federation of Club Penguin is an official Club Penguin Army founded by Prior Bumble, a CPA Legend and original army veteran from 2008. We are one of the strongest and most renowned armies of the modern era. Join us today! 

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Welcome to the RFCP!

The army is praying for everyone affected by COVID-19. / Soldiers! Remember to practice Internet safety. / RFCP was founded June 5, 2019. / The Constitution of the RFCP is over 3,000 words long. / “Erat ipso sacra!” means “Hold the sacred ground!” in Penguin Latin. / Club Penguin armies have been a subculture of Club Penguin since 2006. / Northern Lights is the longstanding capital of the RFCP. / Prior Bumble has personally spoken to Club Penguin creator Lance Priebe. / RFCP’S first war was called the War of Smoke and Sour. We won! / There are currently nine officers serving in the army’s hicom (high-command). / The record for returning to armies after the longest absence is held by Prior Bumble, who returned after ten years. / RFCP wishes its closest allied leader, Cena, a joyful retirement. / The first documented armed conflict in Club Penguin history was known as the Color Wars. / Legend holds that Prior Bumble is a descendant of the Grey Polar Bears of Int’ai’uto. / RFCP’s current max record at a single event is 47 soldiers. / April 25 of each year is World Penguin Day. / Battles in original army conflict did not use tactics or formations, only size and snowballs. / In 2008, Prior Bumble served in the PRA as second-in-command. It was here that he fought alongside CollinZfresh and Oagalthorp (the founder of all armies).


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In Celebration of RFCP’s 2nd Anniversary, “The Art of Warfare” Releases

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA–June 5, 2021 marks the second year anniversary of our army’s founding. As a gift to his army, Prior Bumble published a book of verse for the soldiers to enjoy and study, covering essential strategies of warfare. Read on for more!

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Sun–Er, Monday Funday: Volume 2, Issue 3

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—Same great newspaper, on a Monday this week! Read on for a detailed rundown of our week in the third edition of our second volume of Sunday-Funday, written by your favorite rodent-lover, Editor HamsterloverL! In this week’s edition, read on for news on a VERY special celebration coming up in the RFCP server!!!!!

As the RFCP approaches its second anniversary, it is time to reflect on our past, present, and future.  Join us as we celebrate our extensive army history with a HUGE week-long celebration, culminating with an even BIGGER party on June 5th!

A Brief History of RFCP

Prior Bumble: the man, the myth, and the legend (literally) who started it all.  Sure, we all know that!  But what some of our newer members may not know is the story behind the incredible founder of the RFCP.  

Picture this:

It is June 5th, 2019 at around 9:00 PM Eastern Standard Time. On a warm, early summer evening, one dark purple penguin decides to log onto Club Penguin Rewritten, unaware of the incredible legacy that he will begin within mere minutes.  Waddling into the Command Room of the Elite Penguin Force, he decides to spend the evening playing the classic Club Penguin tower defense game, System Defender.  While playing the game, he notices that the table in front of him has filled up.  All but one seat at the Command Room table is taken…

Our predominant purple protagonist naturally takes the seat at the head of the table.  The room goes quiet, as confused penguins look at one another, anxiously wondering what will happen next.  One brave voice emerges from the silence: “Uhhh, someone say something.”

These four words sparked a fire inside of our hero.  Taking a deep breath, Prior Bumble knew what needed to be done.  With his most authoritative voice, from his days as Second-in-Command of the People’s Republic Army (PRA), Prior began barking out orders to the rest of the penguins at the table.  Instantly captivated by his dominance, penguins began flocking from all over the island to follow his orders.  Cries of “Sir! Prior, sir!” resonated throughout the EPF room, as these followers engaged in these tasks based on strategic spying missions. The Recon Federation of Club Penguin was born: named after the militaristic spying operations that characterize reconnaissance.

Within days, the RFCP’s following became too massive for in-game operations, and a Discord server was created to better organize the strategies of the organization on June 11th, 2019.  The organization’s first major conflict would occur shortly after, when it seemed that the RFCP had competition with a new gang: The Mopia.  When these light blue penguins began taking over the sacred land of the iceberg, the RFCP would not sit idly.  

With force, and then diplomatic action, being taken to reclaim the sacred ground, the RFCP had cemented its legacy as an army to be reckoned with.  Soon enough, Prior Bumble and the RFCP sealed the deal by entering the Club Penguin Army Community as an official army.  

The rest is history!

Note:  The history of the RFCP is much more extensive than what is listed here, visit the RFCP history page here to read the complete history.

Celebrating 2 Years of RFCP

Most armies fail to survive their first week or even month.  But the Recon Federation’s major accomplishment of surviving 2 years even throughout countless conflicts is a cause to celebrate!  Several RFCP veterans who remember the first anniversary celebration vividly have come together to plan an even greater celebration for our amazing troops who make our incredible army possible! 

Art courtesy of General Microhamster!

Many of these events stem from the culture and lore of the army, such as an original EPF-styled roleplay, a reenactment of our first war with the Lime Green Army, and a celebration at the official restaurant of RFCP: Lucky’s Bar!  Join us for these incredible moments of history! 

Interview with Prior

Q: How does it feel being the founder of an army that has reached 2 years of activity?

A: I am full of pride. Many armies created in this modern age do not survive more than a few months if not weeks. RFCP is a bold and historic exception. Our longevity, in the face of unprecedented opposition, is a miraculous and powerful achievement that no one can take away from us. 

Q: When you originally created RFCP, were you expecting it to turn into a legacy? 

A: Goddamn right I was.

RFCP Fun Facts

  • The triangle in the center of the RFCP flag is not red, as is commonly thought. It is actually a shade of reddish brown-hex code #862007 to be exact!
  • The army that the RFCP had the most wars with was the LGA: with a whopping total of 3 wars IN A ROW!!! (We won them all–even LGA, now our ally, concedes this).
  • While the RFCP has had 3 people take the role of Commander throughout its history, there have been 5 people with the prestigious role of Commissar, 2 of which unprecedentedly held the rank at the same time!
  • Ever wonder who has the most roles in the entire army?  That honor goes to General Sillabye who has an INCREDIBLE total of 71 roles!!!!  Generals Anilia and Microhamster come in next with 60 and 58 roles respectively.  Oddly enough, our own Commander Coolj only has 37 roles!

Puzzles and Games 

Find Prior!

Meme of the Week

Leave us a comment below and let us know what YOU want to see in future editions of the paper! Happy Second Anniversary to the RFCP!


RFCP Sees Red

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—Former RFCP Commissar, Redovyco, has come out of retirement! Read on for a full exclusive interview with Red to discover what the beloved veteran has been up to, and see what he has to say about his plans for the future of RFCP!

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Sunday Fun-Day: Volume 2, Issue 2

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—It’s that time again! Read on for a detailed rundown of our week in the second edition of our second volume of Sunday-Funday, written by your favorite rodent-lover, Editor HamsterloverL! Read on for the weekly recap, more of Arne’s Poppin’ Facts, games and puzzles, and more news on what’s going on in the RFCP server! Due to unforeseen circumstances (computer glitches), we are running a bit behind schedule. Regardless, we hope you enjoy the “Sunday” paper!

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Sunday Fun-Day: Volume 2, Issue 1

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—It’s that time again! Read on for a detailed rundown of our week (and our latest takeover) in the first edition of our second volume of Sunday-Funday, written by your favorite rodent-lover, Editor HamsterloverL! In this week’s edition, read on for the weekly recap, more of Arne’s Poppin’ Facts, games and puzzles, and a special interview too!

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Orange Is the New Purple

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA–Why do all officers suddenly share a cryptic status? Is it foreshadowing? Should I obey them? All of those questions and more will be answered in this post by Senior Reporter Arne!

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Sunday Fun-Day: Volume 1, Issue 12

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—It’s that time again! Read on for a detailed rundown of our week (and our latest takeover) in the 12th weekly Sunday-Funday issue, written by your favorite rodent-lover, Editor HamsterloverL! This week features a NEW section by Senior Reporter Arne, your favorite puzzles and graphics by Editor MicroHamster, more incredible comics by our first ever RFCP Times-Dispatch Artist,  Field Marshal Randomplayer10–and so much more!

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5 Tips for Army Leaders

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA–Some dream of being the first-in-command. But those who hold the position know it comes with tremendous work and responsibility. How does one lead well a Club Penguin Army? Prior Bumble, our revered first leader, shares 5 secrets to success.

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May the Fourth Be With You!

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA–May the Fourth be with you on National Star Wars Day! Senior Reporter Arne is here to give us a rundown on this cosmic holiday and how RFCP celebrated!

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Sunday Fun-Day (Volume 1, Issue 11)

NORTHERN LIGHTS, UKAHALA—Want to catch up on what happened in the RFCP server during the last week? Read on for a detailed rundown in our 11th Sunday-Funday issue, written by Editor HamsterloverL and Senior Reporter Arne!

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