My Webelos den is going to district camporee at the end of the month. So at last night’s Outdoorsman focused meeting, we did some menu planning.
If this were a Scouts BSA Troop, the youth members would sit down with the grubmaster and do their menu planning without any adult interference. But since these are Webelos and this is only their third campout, I did it with them. I only have four in my den and one was at opening night of a high school play he is in and the other was sick. So with just two – ZM and one of his friends – it went pretty quickly.
Camp is about 90 minutes away, so we decided they would eat before leaving and then we would have a good snack after we setup our campsite. So they picked Walking Tacos and fruit. We will also toast some Peeps. Breakfast will be sausage and pancakes. For lunch, we will head over to the Boy Scout side of the camporee and the troop will provide lunch for us. Dinner will be Pizza Quesadillas, salad, raw broccoli and carrots with ranch dressing, and more fruit. ZD’s friend is going to bring some brownies. Breakfast on Sunday morning has to be quick, so we are just doing donuts and more fruit.
It was fun to see them discussing all of their options. The two of them both tend to have strong opinions and there was a lot of give and take before they came up with a menu they were both happy with.