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Jun 08

Outdoor Cooking: Lightweight & Tasty Backpacking Food

Saturday, June 8 –

Event Time: 9:00am -5:00pm

Camden Hills State Park
280 Belfast Rd., Route 1,, Camden

The key to any backcountry adventure lies a thoughtful and tasty meal plan. In this day long workshop you will have the opportunity to learn food planning techniques as well as some basic nutritional information that will help you create backcountry culinary delights. We will plan our menu, pack our backpacks, and do a short hike where we will cook using a variety of stoves and techniques. You will be creating meals for breakfast and dinner. A typical field lunch will be provided as well. Leave No Trace ethics and lightweight food packing will be employed. Topics include: creating your backpacking kitchen kit, use of dehydrated foods, water purification, menu planning, bulk food rationing, cooking techniques, dealing with grey water and leftovers, and backpacking stove options. If you have specific questions or topics you are interested in please let us know and we will work to incorporate them into the day. A day of , cooking and spending time outside…What could be better?
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About North Star Adventures

491 Stevens Road
Unity, ME 04988

North Star Adventures will exceed your expectations. The product and culmination of 25 years experience in outdoor leadership and adventure our programs will bring outdoor adventure to you in fun, safe, and amazingly beautiful environments.

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About Camden Hills State Park

280 Belfast Rd., Route 1,
Camden, ME 04843

Visitors may drive or hike to the summit of Mount Battie for an excellent view of Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay. 25 miles of hiking trails. 106 campsites, some with electric, water, and WiFi. picnic area, playground, rocky shoreline.

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