the Chef


Earned on a valid trip by successfully cooking a complete, multi-ingredient meal for four entirely in camp using a fire. Basic out-of-camp preparation is allowed. Stoves not allowed. Simply reheating food is not allowed. Completion of the assingment means the Harrimaniac can pack raw ingredients in a way that is suitable for backpacking and then use those ingredient to prepare a meal with only basic food preparation tools that may also be carried in a backpacking scenario.


The goal of this homework assignment is to demonstrate that a Harrimaniac is capable of using an open campfire to prepare and cook a satisfying meal. Completion of the Chef also demonstrates that the Harrimaniac understands how to use and to some extent maintain a cooking fire.

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