About the Cooking Merit Badge
Scouts learn about food safety, nutrition, and cooking techniques while working on the Cooking merit badge. They also have to plan , prepare, and cook meals at camp, at home, and on the trail.
The Cooking merit badge is required for the rank of Eagle.
- About the Cooking Merit Badge
- Requirements for the Cooking Merit Badge
- Related Resources
Here are some other ways to cook up some fun with recipes, ideas, and related achievements:
See some easy recipes to get you started with Dutch Oven cooking.
Foil pack dinners (also known as hobo meals) are an easy way to cook at camp.
Nothing is easier than cooking on a stick! No pots or pans required.
The secret to trail food is simplicity, little weight, and no refrigeration required. See some ideas.
Learn how to make pizza, Chinese takout, ice cream, nachos, and fresh baked bread at camp.
See all of the camp recipes on this website.
See some recipes which are fun to make at home too.
Help your patrol grubmaster understand how to plan, shop, and pack for a campout.
Troop Program Features
Program features give youth leadership a start at planning a month’s worth of meetings and activities around a topic. These program features fit in well with this merit badge:
- Cooking Troop Program Feature
- Fitness and Nutrition Program Feature
- Living History Troop Program Feature
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