The Culinary Summer Camp for Junior Chefs is a hands-on culinary experience that covers numerous ingredients and techniques from local and global cuisines with a focus on clean, healthy eating. Campers will make delicious dishes from around the world including healthy snacks, delightful appetizers, entrees and desserts. Enroll your child in our exciting one-week summer camp to learn basic cooking skills from experienced Chef Instructors of The Culinary Arts Institute!

Camp Details

Cost: $599 (includes lunch, snacks and beverages)
Ages: 10 to 14
Location: The Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale
Dates: July 25-29
Times: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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COVID Protocols

This camp is subject to the same COVID-19 protocols at the College itself, which closely adheres to county and national guidelines. We anticipate continued social distancing for the 2022 camp, but parents/guardians should check the College protocols for the most up to date guidance for campus activities.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What will my child learn from this experience?

Campers will cook with numerous ingredients and techniques from local and global cuisines with a focus on clean, healthy eating.

Will my child be outside during the day?

No, campers will remain inside of the facility.

Will you take any field trips?

No, there are no field trips planned for this camp.

What should I pack for my child?

No items are required, however all campers should wear closed-toe shoes, long hair should be tied back, and no tank tops should be worn.

Lunch, snacks and water are provided daily.

What time can I drop my child off? Do you have a late pickup policy?

Parents and guardians can drop the Jr. Chefs off to CAI between 8:30 and 8:55 a.m. Activities start promptly at 9 a.m.

Jr. Chefs can be picked up between 4 and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and between 1 and 1:30 p.m. on Friday.

What is the camper-to-teacher ratio?

One teacher will be with a group of up to 14 campers.

What qualifications do your teacher possess?

Our camp leaders are professional chefs with years of culinary experience.