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Sample Camping Menus

These are a few suggestions for some camping meals. Obviously, feel free to customize them, but use these to get some ideas. Don't forget to look at how many it is meant to serve and where it's meant to be eaten. Backpacking meals can be eaten while car camping or backpacking, but Camping meals should be eaten on car camping nights.

Breakfast 1

Meal: Pancakes, Sausage, Oranges, Hot Drinks
Serves: 4
Type: Camp
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Skillet, Spatula, Mix Bowl, Knife, Medium Pot

Pancakes: 1 12oz. packet complete pancake mix, 4oz. powdered milk, 4oz. oil; skillet, spatula, mix bowl
Sausage: 1 1lb. package sausage (pre-cooked is easiest); skillet, spatula
Oranges: 2 oranges cut into quarters; knife
Hot Drinks: tea bags, hot chocolate packets, apple cider packets; medium sized pot

Breakfast 2

Meal: Oatmeal, Bacon, Dried Fruit, Tang
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Skillet, Spatula, Nalgenes

Oatmeal: 8 packs instant oatmeal, 4oz. powdered milk or water; large pot, big spoon
Bacon: 16 oz. precooked bacon; skillet, spatula
Dried Fruit: 1 bag dried fruit
Tang: Tang drink mix; nalgenes

Breakfast 3

Meal: Oatmeal, Sausage, Apples, Hot Drinks
Serves: 4
Type:
Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Skillet, Spatula

Oatmeal: 8 packs instant oatmeal, 4oz. powdered milk or water; large pot, big spoon
Sausage: 1lb. precooked sausage; skillet, spatula
Apples: 4 apples
Hot Drinks: tea bags, hot chocolate packets, apple cider packets; same large pot

Breakfast 4

Meal: Bacon Wraps, Oatmeal Bars, Oranges, Tang
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Knife, Nalgenes

Bacon Wraps: 8 tortillas, 16oz. precooked bacon, 1 bag grated cheddar cheese, 8 salsa packets or 1 squeeze salsa bottle
Oatmeal Bars: 8 trail bars
Oranges: 2 oranges cut into quarters; knife
Tang: Tang drink mix; nalgenes

Breakfast 5

Meal: Granola, Dried Fruit, Bacon, Hot Drinks
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Skillet, Spatula

Granola: 4 bags freeze dried granola; large pot, big spoon
Dried Fruit: 1 bag dried fruit
Bacon: 16oz. precooked bacon; skillet, spatula
Hot Drinks: tea bags, hot chocolate packets, apple cider packets; same large pot

Breakfast 6

Meal: Boil-In-Bag Omlets, Hot Drinks
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot (even bigger than the ones in the Troop patrol boxes), Ziploc Bags

Boil-In-Bag Omlets: 2 eggs per person, chopped vegetables, bacon, sausage; large pot, ziploc bags
Hot Drinks: hot chocolate packets, apple cider packets; same large pot

Instructions:

  1. Put two eggs into Ziploc bag, close, and "scramble" by mixing the eggs together in the closed bag.
  2. Add vegetables, bacon, salsa, sausage, and whatever other additional things you brought to bag and close again.
  3. Boil the eggs in bags in the hot water until fully cooked and hot.

Lunch 1

Meal: Soup, Crackers, Cookies, Apples, Hot Lemonade
Serves: 4
Type: Camp
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Can Opener, Medium Pot

Soup: 3 large cans broth soup mix, bouillon cubes; large pot, big spoon, can opener
Crackers: 1 big box crackers
Cookies: 8 cookies
Apples: 4 apples
Hot Lemonade: lemonade drinks mix; medium pot

Lunch 2

Meal: Dried Fruit, Summer Sausage, Crackers, Cheese, M&M Gorp, Tang
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Knife, Nalgenes

Dried Fruit: 1 bag dried fruit
Summer Sausage: 2 12-16oz. sticks summer sausage
Crackers: 1 big box crackers
Cheese: 1 block cheddar
M&M Gorp: small bag trail mix
Tang: tang drink mix; nalgenes

Lunch 3

Meal: Tuna Wraps with Tomato, Dried Fruit, Oatmeal Bars, Pink Lemonade
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Knife, Nalgenes

Tuna Wraps with Tomato: 8 tortillas, 2 8-10oz. soft packs flavored tuna , 8 relish packets, 1 tomato
Dried Fruit: 1 bag dried fruit
Oatmeal Bars: 8 trail bars
Pink Lemonade: pink lemonade drinks mix; nalgenes

Lunch 4

Meal: Ham Bagels with Cheese, Apples, Cookies, Lemonade
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Knife, Nalgenes

Ham Bagels with Cheese: 8 bagels, 2 8-10oz packs ham spread, pack American cheese, 8 mustard packets
Apples: 4 apples
Cookies: 8 cookies
Lemonade: lemonade drinks mix; nalgenes

Lunch 5

Meal: Chicken Burrito Wraps, Clementines, Brownie Bites, Gatorade
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Nalgenes

Chicken Burrito Wraps: 8 tortillas, 1 bag shredded cheddar cheese, 1 bag southwestern pre-cooked chicken, salsa squeeze tube
Clementines: 8 clementines
Brownie Bites: 1 container brownie bites
Gatorade: Gatorade drinks mix; nalgenes

Lunch 6

Meal: Peanut Butter and Jelly Rolls, Cookies, Dried Fruit, Kool Aid
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Nalgenes

Peanut Butter and Jelly Rolls: 12 sourdough rolls, squeeze tube peanut butter, squeeze tube jelly
Cookies: 1 package cookies
Dried Fruit: 1 bag dried fruit
Kool Aid: Kool Aid drinks mix; nalgenes

Dinner 1

Meal: Stew, Rolls, Pudding, Hot Drinks
Serves: 4
Type: Camp
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Can Opener, Mixing Bowl, Measuring Cup, Medium Pot

Stew: 2 large cans stew, 1 can mixed veggies, 1lb. stew meat, seasonings, 2oz oil, 2oz flour; large pot, big spoon, can opener
Rolls: 8 dinner rolls, 2oz squeeze butter
Pudding: 2 packs pudding mix, 4oz powdered milk; mixing bowl, large spoon, measuring cup
Hot Drinks: hot chocolate packets, apple cider packets; medium sized pot

Dinner 2

Meal: Oriental Bowl, Bread sticks, Fortune Cookies, Green Tea
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Medium Pot

Oriental Bowl: 2 packs ramen noodles, 2 packs vegetable soup mix, 4-5oz soft packs chicken, 4 soy sauce packets; large pot, big spoon
Bread sticks: 8 sesame bread sticks
Fortune Cookies: 8 fortune cookies
Green Tea: 6 tea bags; medium pot

Dinner 3

Meal: Chicken Alfredo, Rolls, Oranges, Cookies, Lemonade
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Knife, Nalgenes

Chicken Alfredo: 2 packs fettuccine alfredo, 8-10oz. soft packs chicken, 2oz. parmesan cheese; large pot, big spoon
Dinner Rolls: 8 dinner rolls
Oranges: 2 oranges; knife
Cookies: 8 cookies
Lemonade: lemonade drink mix; nalgenes

Dinner 4

Meal: Hot Ham 'n Cheese Sandwiches, Tomato Soup, Fig Newtons, Tang
Serves: 4
Type: Backpacking
Equipment: Stove, Fuel, Skillet, Spatula, Large Pot, Big Spoon, Nalgene

Hot Ham 'n Cheese Sandwiches: 8-10oz. soft packs chicken, 8 slices American Cheese, 8 slices sourdough bread, 2oz. squeeze butter; skillet, spatula
Tomato Soup: 2 packs tomato soup mix, 2oz. parmesan cheese; large pot, big spoon
Fig Newtons: 8 fig newtons
Tang: tang drink mix; nalgenes

 

 

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