About Cast Iron Chef
Webelos learn about meal planning, budgeting, and shopping while working on the Cast Iron Chef adventure. They also prepare a nutritious meal and make a cooking fire.
Cast Iron Chef is required for the Webelos badge.
These checkoff sheets will help track your den’s progress:
Webelos Adventure: Cast Iron Chef
Click to open the requirements for Webelos Adventure: Cast Iron Chef
Complete requirements 1 and 2 below. Requirement 3 is optional.
1. Plan a menu for a balanced meal for your den or family. Determine the budget for the meal. If possible, shop for the items on your menu. Stay within your budget.
2. Prepare a balanced meal for your den or family. If possible, use one of these methods for preparation of part of the meal: camp stove, Dutch oven, box oven, solar oven, open campfire, or charcoal grill. Demonstrate an understanding of food safety practices while preparing the meal.
3. Use tinder, kindling, and fuel wood to demonstrate how to build a fire in an appropriate outdoor location. If circumstances permit and there is no local restriction on fires, show how to safely light the fire, under the supervision of an adult. After allowing the fire to burn safely, safely extinguish the flames with minimal impact to the fire site.
Printable Check Off Sheets and Note Sheets
Cook up some fun with these recipes, ideas, and related requirements: