Camp Rockefeller and the Quapaw Area Council know that great food is a critical part of a great camp experience. That’s why we’ve taken the unusual step of hiring a year-round Executive Chef to manage our meals. Dr. W. Jinnings Burruss is an Eagle Scout and Silver Beaver who grew up at Camp Rockefeller and whose passion is to make sure that a new generation of young people have the same great experience that he had. That’s why he puts so much effort into preparing the best camp food for our guests. And Dr. Burruss knows just how to do that. As Lead Hospitality Faculty for the University of Arkansas’ culinary school in Little Rock, Jinnings has taught hundreds of students how to prepare the finest food. Many of these students are now cooking in the best restaurants and hotels in the region.
One of the highlights of every week is the big Wednesday night cookout on the front lawn! Rather than the usual routine in the dining hall, this special meal is prepared for you and served picnic-style out on our massive front lawn! It’s a great time of fellowship as well as lots of fun activities to share.
At Camp Rockefeller, we appreciate the adults who take time away from their families and jobs to volunteer and make Scouting possible for their troops. As our way of saying “Thanks!” we host a first-class steak dinner with all the fixin’s every week.
To make sure it’s done right, we keep the Scouts busy and invite you off-camp for a bit to the Donald W. Reynolds Scout Training Center where you can enjoy your dinner and a break from regular routine of camp. There are no strings attached with this dinner – it’s just our way of saying “Thank You” for the work you do and for bringing your Scouts to enjoy the Rockefeller Experience!
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