The Culinary Arts Institute's (CAI) "Culinary Summer Camp for Junior Chefs" is a hands-on culinary camp 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 one-week (Monday through Friday) summer camp to to learn basic cooking skills from experienced CAI Chef Instructors!

Cost: $499
Ages: 10 - 14 and 14 - 17
Location: Culinary Arts Institute in Lansdale, PA
Dates: Mon - Thurs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

  • July 15 - 19: Ages 14 - 17
  • July 22 - 26: Ages 10 - 14
  • August 5 - 9: Ages 14 - 17
  • August 12 - 16: Ages 10 - 14

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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

Will you take any field trips?

No

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.

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

Drop off is between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. 

Arrangements should be made for children to be picked up between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

What is the camper-to-teacher ratio?

One teacher will be with a group of up to 18 campers.

What qualifications do your teacher possess?

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