cooking camps in newtown pa

Full Day Specialty Themed Cooking Camps (Ages 6-12)

Baking Bootcamp
Week 12
Ready, set, bake! Campers will spend this week at camp improving their culinary skills by baking both classic desserts and some of Camp NAC’s innovative baked goods. You name it, we’re baking it! At the end of the week, campers will test their new skills in “Cupcake Wars,” a competition to see whose cupcakes will reign supreme!

Farm To Table
Weeks 7 & 8
A little gardening here, and a little cooking there. This camp connects campers to the food they eat. Campers will learn how to prepare several types of fruits and vegetables.

International Culinary
Week 11
Campers with “travel” the world learning about and cooking different international culinary delights. Each day, campers will explore a different country and create a dish from that specific culture. By the end of the week, campers will expand their repertoire of food from different areas around the world. Don’t worry parents, campers will bring home the recipes to demonstrate their knowledge and cooking skills!

Junior Chef
Weeks 3, 6 & 10
Bon Appetit! Campers will spend the week cultivating their culinary skills. During a visit from the NAC’s Registered Dietitian, campers will learn a thing or two about proper nutrition and balanced meals. This camp has an emphasis on healthy eating that’s tasty too. Each day, campers will cook a snack and lunch that they will enjoy.

Pastry Chef
Week 5
Who wants to become a professional cook that specializes in making desserts? During this hands-on camp, campers will explore various pastry art techniques. By the end of the week, campers will be able to make delicious crusts and fillings, and decorate with frosting. One of the best things about this camp is you get to eat all your culinary creations, which includes recipes easy enough to duplicate at home! Does your camper have what it takes to become the next “Cake Boss?”

Restaurant Wars
Week 4 & 9
This week is all about fighting with food! Campers will be split up into teams, where they will work together to create the best restaurant of all time. Come up with a name and menu, then it’s time to get cooking. After spending the week creating their concepts, campers will face the judges to see which restaurants get rave reviews.