By Ann Shumway
Mar 31, 2017

Cooking Merit Badge Adventures Are Back at Camp JJ

Last year, Camp Jeremiah Johnson hosted a few Cooking Merit Badge Adventures –they were so popular, they are planning another series for 2017! Scouts can now register. 

The Cooking Merit Badge is Eagle required, and due to many elements it takes some time to complete. Thanks to the new Merit Badge Adventures, Scouts have a chance to get a jump start their cooking and even get an overnight campout too. To register click here or continue reading for more details.


Camp Jeremiah Johnson, (Click here for downloadable map).

What is the cost?

$20 per troop camping fee
$20 per youth working on the merit badge (covers food)
No charge for adults

What is the schedule?

5:00 Check-in, Set up camp
6:00 – 9:00 Dinner prep and Merit Badge Instruction
9:00 Cracker Barrel
8:00 Breakfast prep and Merit Badge Instruction
12:00 Lunch prep and camp clean up

What to bring?

Anything you need to stay warm and camp overnight. All food and cooking equipment will be provided.

What dates will the Cooking Merit Badge Adventures be held in 2017?

(Click on the dates to register)

May 5-6
June 9-10
July 7-8
August 11-12
September 22-23
October 13-14
November 10-11

What other information to know?

  • Only 20 spots available per adventure, so register now before it fills.
  • Please note that when you leave on Saturday this merit badge is NOT complete. This is due to the cooking requirements that need to be done at home and on the trail.
  • All food and equipment are included in the registration fee. The camp General Store will be open should you forget something or would like to purchase a snack or souvenir.
  • Dinner/cracker barrel on Friday and breakfast/lunch on Saturday will be provided.


Contact Ann Shumway at or call 801-437-6218.


Author: Ann Shumway | Day Camping, STEM and Learning for Life Director, Utah National Parks Council

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