Troop 45 Scouts will hold a backcountry cooking contest on scenic Balch Hill. The purpose of this exercise is for the scouts to plan and prepare a nutritious and tasty meal that is suitable for a backcountry meal.
This outing will involve a short hike up Balch Hill from the Ray School parking lot. Once we summit, pairs of scouts will begin to prepare their backcountry meals. The judges will be the adult leaders. The scout pairs will present their meal to the adults by describing the following attributes of their meal which the meal will be judged by:
2.2 Schedule of Events
General schedule will be as follows:
2.3 Expected Conditions and Difficulty
Check the weather and dress appropriately. We will be on top of Balch Hill for about an hour and half.
2.4 Special Requirements
Each buddy pair will need a backcountry stove and know how to use it safely. If a scout is unfamilar with the use of a backcountry stove, he should pair up with a scout that can teach him. Alternatively contact the scoutmaster.
3.0 Administration and Logistics
3.1 Announcement Date: March 13th
3.2 Roster Closing Date: March 22nd
3.4.1 Individual Equipment
3.4.2 Patrol EquipmentNone
3.4.3 Troop Equipment
3.5 Transportation PlanDrop-off Point: Ray School Parking Lot
Drop-off Time: 12:00 .
Pick-up Point: Ray School Parking Lot
Pick-up Time: 2:45
4.1 Planning Committee
4.2 Adult Leaders
Approved DLM 17Mar13