Cub Scout Day Camp, Awesome is as awesome does!
Pete Murray (pjmurray@IX.NETCOM.COM)
Fri, 19 Jul 1996 16:31:33 -0700
>So tell us more. What did you teach--just foil cooking, or other
>Did you use the DOs at all?
You asked so here it is...
First day... Eclairs (thier picture is in the dictionary next to
the word "perfection"). We wrapped bisquick on a foil covered dowel and
cooked them over coals. Then we filled the centers with pudding.
Sencond day... Cancakes. Just like pancakes except cooked on the
backside of a #10 tin can (holes punched on the side towards the top
and right at the bottom too) with a buddy burner inside for the fuel.
Third day... Doughnuts and pizza bites. We deep fried Pillsbury
type biscuits after the boys fixed the problem by punching a hole in
the center with thier thumbs. The pizza bites came from flattening out
the same type of biscuits and topping them with tomatoe paste and
cheese. These were cooked in our cardboard ovens with charcoal as the
Fourth day... Pigs in blankets. Same type biscuits wrapped around
hotdogs and baked in them thar cardboard ovens.
Fifth day... "Muffies". We took Chocolate/chocolate chip cookie
dough and baked them in miniature muffing tins in our ever present
Every day we talked about heat/conduction, fire, and fire safety. I
think they finally figured out "Heat, fuel, and oxygen" by that last
>Anyway, it sounds like you had a good time. Did someone say
I believe that was the adjective of choice. I have had three
mothers from within my pack and one from another call me to get recipes
and to tell me that this was thier son's most favorite class.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City