Kid’s Cooking Summer Camp 2024


Camp is in one week sessions, Monday through Friday from 9am-Noon.

Campers will:

  • Learn valuable cooking techniques
  • Prepare the specific theme recipes
  • Create 5-6 recipes per day
  • Learn the basics of cutlery
  • Practice reading and understanding a recipe
  • Understand the practical art of “mise en place”.
  • We will cover such topics as baking yeast breads, homemade pastas, tortillas, soups, salads, ethnic dishes, entrees, lots of veggies and of course desserts!
  • On Friday campers will show off their new skills by creating a gourmet lunch for themselves and one guest

Summer Camp costs $275.00 per camper per week and includes a recipe book for campers to keep.

Camper details will be filled out on the Checkout/Payment page.  



Kids Summer Camp in the Kitchen Details

One week sessions, Monday through Friday 9am to Noon

Below are partial Menus only, we prepare 5-6 recipes per day in camp!


Week 1 – Monday, June 10- Friday, June 14 SOLD OUT

Peppermint Hot Chocolate Pancakes, Frittata with Bacon & Veggies, Panko Crisped Fish Fillets & Mango Salsa, Asian Vegetable & Chicken Soup, Thai Spring Rolls, Pasta Milanese, Summer Berry Buckle with Ice Cream and MUCH MUCH more!

Week 2 – Monday, June 17 – Friday, June 21 SOLD OUT 

Churro French Toast Bites with Carmel Glaze, Ham, Cheese & Hash brown Omelets, Crispy Chicken Tenders with two Dipping Sauces, BLT Pasta Salad, Italian Drunken Noodles, Homemade Baguettes with Herb Butter, White Velvet Cake and MUCH MUCH more!

Week 3 – Monday, June 24 – Friday, June 28 SOLD OUT

Homemade English Muffins with Strawberry Jam, Breakfast Nachos, Zuppa Tuscano, Mozzarella in Carrozza, Grilled Vegetable Rollatini, Philly Cheesesteak Pasta, Biscoff Cookie Tiramisu Parfaits and MUCH MUCH more! 

Week 4 – Monday, July 8 – Friday, July 12 

Blueberry Swirl Rolls with Lemon Glaze, Potato Pancakes, Stromboli, Jumbo Stuffed Shells with Marinara Sauce, Salmon Burgers, Korean Corn Dogs, Raspberry Crème Brulee and MUCH MUCH more!   

Week 5 – Monday, July 15 – Friday, July 19

 Orange Creamsicle Pancakes, Sausage & Hashbrown Mini Frittatas, Chicken Cordon Bleu, Cheesy Potato Gratin, Kicked Up Green Beans, Kung Pao Spaghetti, Triple Chocolate Layer Cake and MUCH MUCH more!!

Week 6 – Monday, July 22 – Friday, July 26

 Fruit Stuffed French Toast, Egg Blossoms with Hollandaise, Noodle Salad with Peanut Sauce, Shrimp Tempura, Hoisin Glazed Chicken with Jasmine Rice Pilaf, Lasagna Soup, Garlic Knots, Key Lime Pie Bars and MUCH MUCH more

Week 7 – Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2

Banana Foster Waffles, Breakfast Pizza, Crispy Poblano Chicken Tacos, Tamales 2 ways, Chicken Pot Pie Soup, Butter Swim Biscuits, Cosmic Brownies ala Mode and MUCH MUCH more!


Every week is different so join us for more than one!

Requirements to attend cooking camp:
Ages 8-15 and an interest in cooking.
No special skills needed.

Sign up soon as they fill up FAST!

Enrollment limited to a maximum of 20 campers each week.

Further information may be obtained by calling

Chef John 727-433-1889

Chef Debbie 727-657-0656

Payment is due at the time of registration and only refundable on the basis of replacing the child in that class or camp week.

City of Dunedin’s MLK Rec Center
550 Laura Ln, Dunedin FL 34698.

Event Details

Class time is from 9:00am until 12:00pm Monday through Friday. Please remember to send your camper with their apron and cookbook every day.

On Fridays, we will prepare a Gourmet Lunch! Each camper may invite one guest (Mom or Dad, etc.) to join us for lunch on Friday prepared by the campers.

Start time: 09:00 a.m. EDT

End time: 12:00 p.m. EDT

Venue: City of Dunedin’s MLK Rec Center, 550 Laura Ln, Dunedin FL 34698

Phone: 727-433-1889