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Cubs Backwoods Cooking Activity Badge

Cubs Backwoods Cooking Activity Badge

Backwoods Cooking badge

You don’t necessarily need to use pots and pans to cook something delicious. Make the most of your surroundings, and enjoy a delicious meal in the great outdoors.

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.

March 2024.

Requirements can be adapted to suit each young persons abilities. See our guidance on flexibility.

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