Moment #34: Camp Is a Real Treat . . .

Posted: August 31, 2011

How do you make an evening's camp fire activities even more fun? Add s'mores!

The first official record of the recipe is in a 1927 Girl Scouts manual, Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts.

The ooey gooey treat is said to have gotten it's name from eager requests for "some more," later becoming simply, "s'more."

What's your favorite camp treat?

Hungry for more? Find other bites about the history of camp foods in "Bug Juice and Other Culinary Delights," by Viki Kappel Spain, M. Ed., in the July/August 2011 issue of Camping Magazine.

Information from Vin Zant's The History of S'mores: Chocolate, Marshmallows and Graham Crackers. Read more.