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.
Resources for Webelos Den Leaders and Parents
Cook up some fun with these recipes, ideas, and related requirements:
The most typical foil pack ingredients are ground beef, potatoes, carrots, and onions. But don’t get stuck in a rut! Try some new combinations.
Dutch oven cooking is one of my favorite ways to make meals and desserts at camp. See some recipes.
The easiest method of cooking at camp might be cooking on a stick. No muss. No fuss. No cleanup. 🙂 So here are a few recipes and ideas.
I like to review some fire safety rules with my Webelos before the fire is built. That way they all know the expectations.
Knowledge of fire safety and the fire triangle is an essential outdoor skill. Scouts should understand the science of fire when camping.
This is a funny way to introduce Webelos to the skills to successfully build a fire at camp.
Sometimes Scouts have trouble coming up with new ideas when planning meals for camp. Foil packs, hamburgers, hotdogs, repeat. Get creative with some new ideas.
My Webelos dens always enjoyed camping at district camporees. At a den meeting before our campout, we did menu planning.
Scouts should know how to build a fire. I am always amazed how many kids don’t understand the concept of using tinder and small sticks. This snack will help introduce the concepts