If you are looking for a great camp for your teens this summer, consider this fun hands on cooking or baking camp geared for youth (ages 11-15, minors need parental consent) that love to cook, bake and explore new kitchen adventures this is the perfect setting.
We will focus on getting teens to learn, plan, organize and execute classic recipes to add to their skill set. Cooking and baking is also a great way to learn about different cultures. We will explore a variety of recipes from around the world.
In our baking camp students will learn the fundamentals techniques that will lead to a lifetime of success in baking. Fundamental skills will start with making quick bread such as muffins and biscuits. They will also make pastry dough for pies, turnovers and cobbler then move into yeast raised doughs and make a variety of fresh breads. Finally, they will make cakes and frostings perfect for summertime potlucks. Start new family traditions now, baking is for everyone.
In our culinary camp students will focus on learning and practicing foundational skills necessary to succeed in any kitchen. Knife skills and kitchen safety, vegetable cuts, soups, sauces, meat and vegetable cooking. Planning, organizing and execution of classic recipes will be the framework as they add great recipes to their growing skill set. Cooking is also a great way to learn about different cultures. Towards that aim, we will explore a variety of recipes from around the world.
These camps fill up fast but you are welcome to join our wait list. Each class will have a vegetarian option. These classes are not vegan or gluten free. Let us know at the time of registration if your teen has any food allergies or other special needs. Please have your teen wear long pants, closed toed shoes and tie back long hair. Aprons, kitchen towel and other personal items can also be brought to class. Please have your teen bring your own to go containers for samples and lunch.
Lunch break daily: 30 minutes (bring your own lunch)
Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify key ingredients and equipment needed in the kitchen.
2. Describe methods to produce specific dishes.
3. Demonstrate ability to follow recipes and instructions.