Who: any team (2-4) of people who wish to compete
Teams must have at least one registered scouter and one member who is not a registered scouter.
What: a cooking competition with four different categories. You may be part of multiple teams for each category or multiples within a single category. Primitive (fire)/ Dutch Oven/ Backpack/ other
How much: only $10 for each judged entry, you may compete in any or all categories as long as category is specified upon entry. Each entry will be an additional fee.
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)
7:30 Arrive at camp
8:00 AM Demonstration of methods and categories
10:00 AM Demonstration ends
11:00 AM Demonstration Food Available
12:00 PM (noon) Scouts and Scouters released from Camp to get supplies and ingredients.
2:00 PM Participants required to be back at camp to begin Competition.
Entries for competition may not be prepared before arrival.
Entries for competition may not be cooked prior to 2:00 PM on day of Scout Chef.
Judging to be completed as entries are finished but no later than 6:00 pm with awards to follow around 6:30-7:00 PM