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Menu 5: Vegetarian Delight

Cooking notes listed below. Recipes are available for highlighted dishes. You can also check out all of our recipes on our Recipe Page. Have a favorite? Send us yours!
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Friday Night

Don't plan on cooking dinner in camp if you're arriving in the evening. To make it easy, bring food you can eat in the car or at camp without cooking. Or, grab some pizza or deli sandwiches on the road.


French toast with strawberries, yogurt, bananas, juice, hot cocoa, tea or coffee

Pitas with baby greens, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes and balsamic vinaigrette; baby carrots and humus, granola bars, grapes, cookies


Veggie packets, roasted corn, veggie burgers, mac and cheese, S'mores


Oatmeal with
blueberries, strawberries and maple syrup, yogurt, juice, hot cocoa, tea or coffee


Grab some Vermont food at a deli or restaurant near the park - our staff can make recommendations for you or, use leftovers from Saturday's lunch.
You can make meals even easier by planning a breakfast or lunch at a local restaurant. Ask the park staff for recommendations.
Shopping List
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Cold food:

____ strawberries
____ blueberries
____ bananas
____ grapes
____ baby greens
____ baby carrots
____ tomatoes
____ grape tomatoes
____ mushrooms
____ yellow squash
____ green squash
____ red pepper
____ green pepper
____ red potatoes
____ corn on the cob
____ butter
____ cream cheese
____ eggs
____ milk
____ individual yogurts
____ humus
____ butter
____ veggie burgers
____ ice

Dry goods:

____ sliced bread
____ pita bread
____ juice boxes
____ granola bars
____ graham crackers
____ cookies
____ chocolate
____ marshmallows
____ balsamic vinaigrette
____ Vermont maple syrup
____ boxed mac and cheese
____ coffee, tea, cocoa
____ oatmeal
____ mustard
____ salt & pepper
____ cooking oil

Camp needs:

____ heavy duty foil
____ paper towels
____ dish soap & scrubber
____ shish kabob skewers
____ paper napkins
____ zipper bags
____ charcoal
____ matches


Cooking Notes:

You are probably familiar with the dishes on this list. So easy, no recipes required!

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Checklists & Instruction Sheets
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Menus & Recipes
Seven camp-tested menus with recipes and shopping lists for any appetite
Fun Activities
Here we give you some ideas of fun things to do on your next camping trip
iPhone & Android Apps
Download one of our free smart phone apps to find parks for the activities you want to do
Park Events
All summer you can attend free concerts, nature and interpretive programs in the parks, see our schedule.


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