S’mores and Girl Scouts
Do you remember your first S’mores? I know that one of my first was probably at Girl Scouts camp. It’s funny how certain things stick with you, but others completely slip your mind. The most memorable thing to me about Girl Scouts is the songs.
Were you in Girl Scouts or Brownies? Did you learn “Grandma’s in the Cellar”? How about “Old Lady Leary” or “Chopped Ham”? Singing songs around the campfire was one of the best parts of Girl Scouts as was eating S’mores!
The origin of S’mores is actually unclear. The first S’Mores recipe is found in the “Tramping and Trailing with the Girl Scouts” publication and credited to Loretta Scott Crew. Of course! Where other than the Girl Scouts would you have had such a yummy chocolatey, gooey treat? We girls love our chocolate!
The camping experts at Encore/Thousand Trails decided to conduct a survey to find out how their guests like to eat S’mores.
With more than 200 RV Resorts & Campgrounds across North America, Encore/Thousand Trails surveyed nearly 1300 campers about their favorite version of the camping dessert, and this is what they found: