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Backwoods Cooking Activity Badge

How to earn your badge

 

  1. Show how to light a fire.
  2. Help someone prepare a fire for cooking on.
  3. Cook something using a billy can.
  4. Cook something in the embers of a fire.
  5. Cook something on a stick.
  6. Show how to make the fire safe when you have finished with it. Extinguish the fire and make the area safe.

 


Flexibility

Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility

Resources

The Scout Adventures website has lots of resources specifically designed for Scouts on fire lighting and knots. To look at their resources click here.

 

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