Cooking Ranger Core Requirement

Ranger Award Core Requirement - CookingTo earn complete the Cooking core requirement for the Venturing Ranger award, Venturers must plan and cook several camp meals.

Venturing Ranger Award Core Requirement – Cooking

  1. Plan a menu and purchase the food for at least six people for a two night campout with at least three meals.
  2. On the campout in (a) above, cook the three meals using at least two of the following three methods of cooking: fire/coals, charcoal, stove.
  3. Demonstrate and explain proper safe food handling methods for outdoor cooking.
  4. Demonstrate that you can prepare backpacking-type trail food using a backpacking style stove.
  5. Without using any cooking utensils, prepare a meal with the four basic food groups for three people.
  6. Cook an entree, a bread, and a dessert in a Dutch oven.
Venturing is a BSA program for young men and women. The Venturing Ranger Award exemplifies a challenging high-level outdoor/high-adventure skills program.

Venturing Ranger Award Requirements

The Venturing Ranger requirements provide an opportunity for Venturers to explore a number of areas related to the outdoors. To earn the Venturing Ranger award, a young man or woman must complete eight core requirements and four electives.

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