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Outdoor Cooking Contest

Outdoor Cooking Contest

Aaronic Priesthood Purposes
Build quorum brotherhood by arranging to compete with another quorum.

Develop talents by learning and demonstrating outdoor cooking skills.

Young Women Areas of Focus
Recreation and the world of nature-
by learning camping skills.

Homemaking arts-
by practicing outdoor cooking.

Personal and social refinement-
by developing proper relationships with others.

People who can help
Camping specialists

Things needed
Cooking equipment
Wood and matches

How to do it
In this contest divide the youth into teams of two. Let each team prepare a camp meal in a certain time period. The meals should then be judged.

1. Decide on the time limit and the types of food to be cooked.

2. Decide on the rules for judging.

3. It may be advisable to divide the contest into cooking categories:
a. Dutch oven cooking.
b. Pit cooking.
c. Reflector oven cooking.
d. Cooking without utensils.
e. Other categories.

Reynolds Kichen’s alumininum foil (packet) dinners – tons of yummy recipes

Scoutorama’s list of Dutch Oven and Camping recipes – includes Breakfast In A Paper Bag

The Mac Scouter has a list of several recipes, including jerky making and chili

From “The Activity Book”, Camping, pp 157-171. available from Church Distribution for $6.00.

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