|Req.||Sub.||Description:||Trail Life HandBook
|Trail Life HandBook
|1.||Explain how being a good steward and observing the low impact camping method applies to outdoor cooking.||pp. 139-142:
Low Impact Camping
|The Trailman's Oath: We will "do our best to.. be a good steward of creation."
As stewards of God's creation, we endeavor to enjoy the land without disturbing or destroying it. We should practice Low-Impact Camping:
Tread lightly! Key Concepts
How to think about and create a low impact fires:
|2.||Demonstrate the following:||IMPORTANT!!! - In the act of demonstrating #2's requirements as well as satisfying #1, trail men are empowered to stop and correct ANY trail man or adult not following the sanitation, washing, etc. practices listed here.|
|a.||Sanitation practices||pg. 168||pg. 144||Video Example of food waste disposal listed in the Trailman's Handbook:
See Also (for the "Bear"-Muda Triange:
|b.||Washing dishes||Our troop practices two ways of cleaning dishes:
|c.||Personal hygiene||pg. 168||pg. 144||Wash hands before and after meals. Keep everything clean.
|d.||Food storage||pg. 168||pg. 144||See:|
|e.||Protecting your food from animals||See:
|3.||Explain the advantages, disadvantages, and safety for using propane/butane camp stoves, liquid fuel stoves, lightweight stoves, wood fires, and charcoal.||See "Cooking Flames"
pp. 165 - 166
|See "Cooking Flames"
|Requirements are completely satisfied with a trail man's explanation of the three choices found in their Trailman's Handbook.
|4.||Set-up, light, and use a lightweight camp stove.||Complete on a campout with Trail Guide oversight|
|5.||Cook a one-pot meal over the fire or camp stove.||Normal campout meal planning will fulfill this requirement as long as the meal is cooked in a pot, and the trail man cooks it himself.|
|6.||Cook a foil meal on charcoal.|
|7.||Plan or help plan a balanced nutritious menu for a weekend camping trip.||Recipe ideas:
pp. 169 - 178
pp. 145 - 154
|Planning a campout meal involves:
Use this worksheet to assist with campout meal planning. It helps ensure that all parts of the meal exist and serves as a record for later sign offs.
|8.||Purchase the food items needed for a weekend camping trip within the budget set by your leader or Dad.|
|9.||With a buddy or by yourself, prepare, cook, and clean up the planned meals using any of the following means: Campfire, propane stove, liquid fuel stove, charcoal, Dutch oven, sandwich irons, box oven, or solar cooker oven.||This requirement will be satisfied if the trail man has led in the planning, preparation, and clean up of his meals for the entire campot.|
Activities should revolve around the Trail man's need to demo as possible.
Encourage gaming and competition when possible.
- Boil An Egg Race.
- Dutch Oven Desert Bake-Off.