Fire Making and Cooking

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Fire making and cooking


Fire lighting materials
Dry wood/tinder
Green sticks for cooking (hazel)

Rolls; ketchup


1. Light fire - young leaders to supervise it

2. Walk up to the wood and collect wood
- build up fire

3. Look at different methods of lighting fires
- e.g. fire steel, cotton wool, charcloth

4. Put chipolatas longways on the sticks
- spread out the embers
- cook over the fire - a metal grid is useful for stopping the sausages falling off
- put into rolls and eat!

- cook marshmallows


  • cooking on fire
  • fire lighting
  • marshmallows

Badge Links

  • Adventure - Outdoor activity
  • Camp Craft - Cook on fire
  • Camp Craft - Make fire