Cooking Merit Badge
Requirements Related to Bandelier
3. Plan a menu for 2 days of camping. (6 meals)
4a. Using menu from Req. 3 prepare and serve (for 3 people) 2 dinners, one lunch and one breakfast.
4b. Use lightweight stove where fire is needed.
4c Use safe food-handling practices
5. Plan a menu for one day of hiking/backpacking
6a. Prepare and serve, for 3, breakfast and dinner
6b. Use a trail stove
6c. Use safe food-handling practices
Bandelier has numerous camping and hiking opportunities. Cooking merit badge requirements can readily be completed in the monument. Backcountry permits are available at the Visitor Center and are necessary for overnight camping. There is no cost for permits.
Did You Know?
Most rattlesnakes bites are "dry" bites in which little or no venom is produced. That doesn't mean you want to get bit. Keep your distance if you encounter a rattlesnake while hiking.