Take the fear out of being a grubmaster for their Scouts BSA patrol by giving your scouts an instruction sheet.
First Class Cooking Requirements
Helps for this requirement are listed below.
Scouts should know how to dispose of water which has been used for cleaning dishes, which is also known as gray water. One easy way to strain dishwater is to use a plastic grocery bag.
This cooking program feature for Scouts BSA offers the opportunity to plan a month’s worth of troop activities with food and cooking theme. The featured activity for this month is a patrol feast.
This is a self contained camp stove which burns twigs, charcoal, wood pellets, etc. It has a small battery powered fan to draw air.
The hope is that after a few months, this will provide some consistency so that our youth leaders will do more planning and delegating without as much adult intervention. I think if we provide them with some help and training and they try it, they will see that the patrol method really does provide a way for everyone to share in the duties and makes planning campouts easier.
The Special Cooking Troop Program Feature offers the opportunity to explore cooking with special equipment and techniques, including Dutch oven cooking, foil packs, and camp stoves.
The Committee recommended that the patrol leaders try to convince some of the other scouts to take a turn.
Our council has a “Toasted Chit” training for pressurized fuel use. I believe this is a local requirement, but I thought the organization of the material might be helpful to anyone doing pressurized fuel instruction.
International Bacon Day is observed on the Saturday before Labor day. It is a celebration of crispy bacon. So make a camp recipe with bacon or play Steal the Bacon. What are your favorite camp recipes containing bacon? Send them to me and I will post them.