Summer Cooking Camps For Kids

Adults can teach kids new skills at a culinary summer camp.

As your child gets older, he could show interest in a certain subject that may end up turning into a future career. If she loves cooking, consider sending her to a cooking camp for kids during the summer. He can make friends with children with similar interests while learning culinary tricks of the trade. Whether you’re looking for a day camp or a culinary camp with an overnight stay, there is something for every child. Add this to my Recipe Box.

Vermont Camp

Children can learn about various cooking techniques from chef Kelly Q. Dietrich at the Kids Culinary Summer Camp of Vermont. There are one- or two-week sessions for kids to learn subjects such as ethnic cooking, seafood, breads and pastries, and country cooking. Stationed on Vermont farmland, campers sleep in dormitories during their stay. Kids can also pick fresh fruits and vegetables at the camp’s berry and herb garden or the shitake mushroom-growing facility.

Kids Culinary Summer Camp of Vermont

P. O. Box 154

Highgate Center, VT 05459

802-868-3030

KidsSummerCampForCooking.com

Celebrity Kitchens

Youths can learn not only classic cooking techniques at Celebrity Kitchens Kids Camp, but also safely handle food and display proper table etiquette. Celebrity Kitchens offers a weeklong day camp with sessions such as “Creative Cooking and Early Cooking Skills,” “Baking Bonanza” and “International Flavors and Cultures.”

Celebrity Kitchens Kids Camp

1601 Concord Pike, Suite 33

Independence Mall Shopping Center

Wilmington, DE 19803

302-427-2665

CelebrityKitchensINC.com

Pali Adventures

At Pali Adventures Culinary Institute, children ages 9 to 16 can choose a one- or two-week overnight stay; during each day, they will learn cook a new themed food. On some days, for example, instructors will teach Mexican cuisine while during others they will teach make a full Thanksgiving dinner. Campers will gain a traditional summer camp experience while learning cooking techniques.

Pali Adventures Culinary Institute

30778 Highway 18

Running Springs, CA 92382

909-867-5743

PaliAdventures.com/adventures/creative/culinary-institute