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I'm The Chef Too!

 

 

 

 


Learning and fun never tasted so good! Join us for our week-long camps throughout the summer. I'm The Chef Too! offers highly engaging, hands on cooking experiences for children ages 6-12. We combine fun, educational topics and infuse them into our recipes in the kitchen! 
 

Offerings are listed below by age and alphabetical order. After reviewing the offerings, click the REGISTER button at the bottom of the page to sign up!

THE ART STUDIO   

Grab a paintbrush and mix up some colors to create amazing works of art with food! Use your imagination to make masterpieces out of your favorite treats. Whether it’s designing mosaics, creating tie dye cupcakes, or painting on a cookie canvas, you won’t know whether to display your artwork or eat it! 

Dates: July 22-26
Time: 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 8-12, coed
Cost: $339

 

BUGS, BUGS, BUGS (CLOSED) 

Don’t miss out on a chance for a creepy crawler adventure as we explore the world of insects through food! Learn about these invertebrates through hands on, engaging activities in our kitchen. Alongside learning new recipes, chefs will have a chance to identify insect characteristics, discover the adaptions needed to survive, and go on a scavenger hunt to collect and examine some of these creatures. Are you ready to make and try some edible bug juice and lady bug pizza bites from scratch? 

Dates: June 24-28
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-9, coed
Cost: $199/$329

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.   

 

COOK BY NUMBERS   

Calling all math lovers! Join us and become a master chef of mathematics. Chefs will explore a variety of mathematical topics and apply their skills while whipping up new recipes in our kitchen. Prepare, cook, and snack your way through each concept while problem solving and using critical thinking skills. Whether writing equations with cupcakes or creating symmetrical pancake shapes, learning math has never been tastier! 

Dates: June 17-21
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-9, coed
Cost: $199/$339

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.
   

GARDEN STEM  (CLOSED)

Get ready for a multisensory experience as we transform our kitchen into a garden! Join us as we plant, grow, design, and whip up recipes with fruits and vegetables, some of which are straight from the Farmer’s Market. Chefs will have a chance to learn some introductory chopping skills, discover healthy eating habits, and even create their own herb garden to bring home! 

Dates: July 29-August 2 (CLOSED)
Time: 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 8-12, coed
Cost: $349

 

HOGWARTS SCHOOL OF CULINARY MAGIC   

Come relive the excitement of Harry Potter’s adventures with magical recipes in our kitchen! With a dash of mystery and a pinch of creativity, you’ll conjure up magical treats, snacks, and potions, including an edible ‘Monster Book of Monsters’ and homemade ‘Butterbeer Pancakes and Fortune Drinks’. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the wizarding world of culinary concoctions! 

Dates: June 17-21
Time: 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 8-12, coed
Cost: $349

 

KITCHEN ADVENTURES    

Come explore a variety of educational topics all while whipping up some tasty recipes! Become an oceanographer and learn about different sea creatures by creating ocean pops, blast off into outer space and learn about our solar system with galaxy donuts, or even step into the shoes of a geologist and explore geodes and the science behind how rocks and crystals are formed with our geode cupcakes. Each recipe is an adventure that is sure to keep you on your feet!  

Dates: July 29-August 2
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-9, coed
Cost: $199/$339

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.   

 

ONCE UPON A KITCHEN   

Enter the enchanted world of reading where children’s favorite stories are brought to life and infused with deliciously clever recipes. Workshops combine the magic of storytelling with the fun of cooking. Children will enjoy using their imaginations to prepare recipes from scratch, including handmade spaghetti and veggie frittatas. Come join your favorite characters on a culinary journey in our kitchen!  

Dates: July 22-26
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-9, coed
Cost: $199/$339

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.   

 

POP, FIZZ, BANG   

Put on your lab coat and join us in the kitchen where you are the scientist and the kitchen is your laboratory! Children will explore a range of scientific concepts and processes while cooking up experiments and testing their theories. They will discover the scientific answers to tasty mysteries and eat their results! Color changing cookies? Homemade ice cream? Yes, please! 

Dates: August 5-9
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 6-9, coed
Cost: $199/$339

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.   

 

THE SPA LAB    

Spend the week getting pampered in the spa lab! Learn the science behind spa products as you take ordinary kitchen ingredients and make colorful bath bombs, lush lotion bars, sugary lip scrubs, yummy edible beauty masks and more! Don’t miss out on the chance to mix up your own spa treatments!

Dates: August 5-9
Time: 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 8-12, coed
Cost: $359

 

THE STEAM LAB   

Join us as we transform our kitchen into a tinker lab where children are inspired to build like an engineer, question like a scientist, create like an artist, and deduce like a mathematician all through the world of cooking! Whether learning about the galaxy while making galactic donuts or exploring how a volcano works with our erupting volcano cakes, your chef will be sure to experience hands-on fun in our kitchen. Watch their excitement as they develop their culinary creations and then dig in with a spoon and enjoy!

Dates: July 15-19
Time: 9 AM - 12 PM or 9 AM - 3:30 PM
Ages: 8-12, coed
Cost: $199/$339

AM PROGRAM OPTION:  Add STAY AND SWIM to create a full day experience for an additional $149 - includes lunch. Available as an enrollment extra during registration.   

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