Through demonstrations and personalized instruction from our culinary staff, sutdents will learn different cooking techniques and healthy substitutions. Subjects such as kitchen safety and clean-up are emphasized. In addition to cooking skills the chefs will examine nutritional value, portion size, and table presentation. This course is taught in the mornings and ends at 1:00 pm. Click here to see the full summer schedule and when these cooking classes are offered.
Junior Chefs (Grades K - 2)
In this 1 hr. cooking class Jr. Chefs will:
Develop basic culinary skills
Receive recipes for the foods they create
Learn basic table etiquette
Jr. Chefs will participate in a 1 k event during the last day of their classes' session.
Chefs in Motion (Grades 3 - 5 and 6 - 8)
Chefs in Motion is an overall wellness program which combines cooking, nutrition, and exercise. Participants will receive hands-on cooking experience in conjunction with non-competitive activity.
Future Iron Chefs (Grades 3 - 5 and 6 - 8)
Our Future Iron Chefs will learn the basics of food preparation, presentation, and nutrition in a hands-on cooking environment. Chefs will prepare healthy meals daily, including snacks and desserts.
Click here to see our Staff Cookbooks from past summers! They have all of our staffs favorit recipes that are fun and easy to make with your kids!!
What to Bring
Bring a backpack with a refillable water bottle, snacks, and sunscreen. The campers will cook their own lunch during their cooking classes and eat it! Equipment is provided for camp classes. Campers may bring their own equipment. KidSpirit will not be held liable for any loss or damage of any personal belongings. They also need to wear closed toed shoes and wear their hair back when they are cooking
Visitors must first check-in at the KidSpirit office in Langton 125, where they will be required to show picture ID verifying they are on the authorized pick-up/visitor list. A visitor pass will be issued and is to be worn at all times. Lunch visitors can get a visitor pass from the Lunch Boss table.
Session 2: Junior Beavers
Chefs in Motion
Session 3: Duck Busters
Session 5: Dam Builders
Future Iron Chefs
Session 1: Duck Busters
Session 4, 6: Dam Builders
KidSpirit reserves the right to cancel or combine classes that are below the minimum participant requirement.
KidSpirit thanks the following donors for their generosity!