Camping and Backpacking Food

Here are a few idea sheets, menus and recipes from our 17 years in scouting.

* Camping Meal Ideas

  • Meal Ideas - we put together this list to encourage scouts to move beyond Ramen when planning their campout menues

* Backpacking Meals

  • Hints and Some Favorite Recipes - originally contributed to A Scout is Hungry cookbook we put together as a Troop 184 fundraiser. (sorry the formatting is strange)
  • Menu from 1994 Troop 184 backpacking trip in Glacier Park
  • Menu from 1997 Troop 1051 backpacking trip in the southwest Colorado's San Juans
  • Menu from 2012 Leave No Trace Master Educator Course in Northern Colorado

* Books

  • The Well-Fed Backpacker by June Fleming

* Other Recipes

Other commonly-requested recipes (coming soon)
  • Cranberry relish leather
  • Erica's Caramel Corn
  • Grilled Bread
  • Deluxe Hot Oatmeal (see Hints and Some Favorite Recipes above)

Mark Hammer -

Last Updated Monday, 23-Oct-2017 23:25:44 CDT