-1 Carton of eggs: $3.00 – $4.00

-1 pound Bacon: $6.00 – $8.00

-Cream rather than milk, because its smaller and just kinda…concentraited milk.: $2.50 – $4.50

-Oatmeal/ or granola: $4.00 – $6.00

-Bananas: $3.00-$5.00 a bundle

-Bread ( in BC anything made by “Portofino” look for it, its like candy): $5.00 – $7.00

-4- 6 potatos: $3.00 – $5.00
-Hot Dogs: $3.00 – $5.00
-Marshmellows: $2.00 – $3.00
-solid chockolate chocolate bar: $2.50 – $5.00
-Kraft Dinner: $1.50 – $2.50
-Graham Crackers: $3.00 – $4.50
– medium stick of butter: $3.00 – $5.00

-2 bags of kit Salad because we need to remember our Veggies to feel great! : $8.00 – $12.00
( for those outside of noth america, grocers here sell premade complete kits of salad including dressing and an unbeleivable but convienient cost)

– Deli Lunch meat: $5-15
( I personally buy a roast chicken, they are cheap precooked and have tons more meat per doller if your ok with carving it yourself)

– three pack of mustard, catchup &relish: $4.00 – $6.00
-can of refried beans, or bean, or chili.. its your palate:$2.50 – $4.00
– small olive oil if your not saving your bacon grease in a cup:$6.00
-cheese$6.00 – $12.00 per
-2 red meat cuts to bbq: $7.00-$15.00
-Hawkins Cheezits- Priceless :)

New Additions :
-Baby Carrots $ 4.00-6.00
-Tomato Paste $1.50- $2.00
-Canned Tomatoes $2.00-$4.00
-Mr Noodles $0.50 Cents
-Cubes Steak $5.00-$9.00
-Broth cubes $1-2.00
-Butter $5-7.00

Total Food cost: 
2 people for 3 days with leftovers for more:

$115-$140 Total …or about $12 a day per person traveling in two’s.


5 Day Camping Food Guide

This List is pretty similar to our 3 day guide, but with a few more easy non perishable cheat snack type meals at the end

If you have to rely on ice and a cooler, after 3 days it may be melted, eat the perishables at the start of strip… and chances are by the end, you will be happy to enjoy the quick and fast canned and packaged meal prep at the end.


Level Basic: Instant oatmeal that you can just add boiling water to. Easy clean up.
Level one: Granola and sliced up bananas with a bit of cream

Level two: With a cast iron skillet and put on a grate over fire. Fry bacon, remove, crack eggs directly in pan, add milk or half and half, salt and pepper, and quickly mix with a fork. Pan fried scrambled eggs. Chop up potatoes into Cubes and wrap in tinfoil flip regularly…start the po-tats first.

Level Three: Take your oatmeal and grind it down with a clean rock,in a steel pot, take 5 seconds and really makes camping in the outdoors authentic. add a banana and abit a milk and mix to an even consistency.. then just fry.  

Level three: same as level 2 but fry eggs to your liking. Requires some practice to get good at frying eggs and keeping yokes in tact. Moderate clean up.

Level One:  sandwiches. Literally, any kind of sandwich. Easy prep and clean up.
Level two: This is a Canadian Camp Delicacy; full of love and flavored with sentimental value for any kid who grew up camping.

Trip end easy ‘treats’
-Mr Noodles
-KD and Hot dogs

Level one: (recommended) hot dogs cooked over the fire with a hot dog fork or a stick. Hot dogs are pre-cooked so you don’t have to worry much about making yourself sick if you aren’t used to cooking. Prep and clean up are super easy. For the cost, effort, and experience there is no better meal that is as easy as this. Like mentioned before, open a can of beans and place it on the grill over the firefor a side.

Level one: canned chili. Rustic, easy, delicious. Open the can and cook over the fire. Easy clean up. Go pro and wrap a potato in tinfoil.
Level two: veggie pouch. (Prep at home) cut up some carrots, potatoes, onion, garlic, peppers, asparagus, whatever you want and put it in some tightly wrapped foil with butter or olive oil and salt and pepper. Use heavy duty foil. Toss the pouches on the grate over the fire or in coals. Turn every five minutes for about a half an hour. Easy clean up.

Level three: that cast iron skillet and some bacon grease from the morning? Put the pan on the fire grill and get hot, add bacon grease, throw in some protein: chicken breast, pork chop, steak, sausages. Goes great with veggie pouch. Moderate to crummy cleanup. Have to deal with raw meat which may be out of your comfort zone. But, tastiness level goes through the roof. Camping makes you hungry.
(protip, there are tons of vegan meat substitutes these days that tastes the same, but have a muuch better cooler shelf life)

Level Two: STEW! this is for the colder nights, potatoes, carrots. Cubed steak or other substitute and Chopped potatoes, mix in with a can of tomatoes, tomato paste and some broth cubes… I like to add a quarter stick of butter because butter is always better.
Level one: Marshmellows on a stick
Level two: Graham Crackers, Marshmellows, Chocolate bar… Melt togther and S’MORES!

Snacks: cheez-its. The only acceptable camp snack.
In a pinch a giant bag of bulk sized pretzels, or if you feel healthy Trail mix from Bulk Barn.


This will keep you from eating out evey meal and fed well for 3 days,

If you are going to Tofino, Port Alberni has the best food prices on the island..consistantly…Always.

If you want us to do this shop for you, and you like the list, we charge 10% to have it ready to go above the grocers reciept and can substutute for veggie equivelents for those living the healtiest life.

Cheers all… who ever you rent with, your gonna have a blast here in Canada!



10 Day Camping meal Plan