The cooking demonstration starts at 8:00am and the competition will follow the demonstration.
The cooking demonstration is free, but we do need a headcount. Your online registration will be used as the headcount.
Who: Teams should be made up of at least 2 scouts or scouters of at least Webelos age and one non-scouter. Total members per team is 5.
What: a cooking competition with four different categories. The categories are: Primitive, Dutch Oven, Backpacking Stove, Other
How much: Each judged entry will cost $5.00
Each team must provide their own food and cooking materials. You will be responsible for your own menu and supplies.
*You must follow food safety guidelines (temperatures, holding times, etc)
*Must provide 3-4 (small) servings to be judged
*Must follow Guide to Safe Scouting for age appropriate activities, if not you will be disqualified immediately
*Limited to Webelos and older for safety reasons. Any team of only youths must have at least one registered adult scouter present for supervision
*Must follow Camp Geiger rules.
Register online or at the door
There will be a prize for each category…
RULES and NOTICES regarding categories
Primitive: food must be cooked using heat from charcoal or wood gathered from camp. This category may use any cooking utensil available to the cook.
Dutch oven: food must be cooked in a cast iron Dutch Oven using charcoal, wood coals, or a propane stove as long as the stove being used is not used in another category.
Backpack: food must be cooked using a backpacking style stove that is allowed for use by the BSA in the Guide to Safe Scouting
Other: food can be cooked using any cooking method allowed in the Guide to Safe Scouting (camp stove, small grill, and other methods)