Rata2ee Cooking Camps Summer Programs – Cooking camps for kids ages 7-11 throughout the entire summer at 5 convenient locations across Metro Detroit.
Rata2ee Cooking Camps Summer 2023
Children learn healthy cooking skills, through fun and play, without the Chef Gordon Ramsey yelling! Each day of this 1-week camp, kids will make and eat a morning snack, get in some fun exercise activities, cook and eat a 3-course meal, learn basic gardening, play nutrition games, and end their day with yoga. Rata2ee teaches cutting techniques (with kid-safe knives), weights and measures, stove and kitchen safety, and sanitation. Kids also learn where food comes from and what makes a healthy plate. This well-rounded camp takes a holistic approach to healthy living. Each day starts and ends with a theme word that promotes character-building.
Camps are taught by ServSafe Certified Chefs and teachers who already work within local schools. As part of the registration process, parents must sign a liability waiver for any child to attend. A week before the camp starts, an email with important information (like what to wear, what is ok and not ok to bring to the classroom, drop off and pick up information) will be sent. All recipes are nut free; however, all allergies must be listed on the registration/waiver form and will be followed up with a discussion with the chef prior to the session starting. Please note, there is no kids club (latchkey) available with this camp. Sessions are limited, so sign up NOW to get the week you want with your friends!
Rata2ee Cooking Camps (for kids age 7-11) * please note, children should have already completed first grade.
Rata2ee is a culinary academy offering hands-on instruction in cooking techniques, including
- Knife Basics (Cutting Skills)
- Cooking Fundamentals
- Nutrition (Reading Labels)
- Food Science
- Kitchen Safety
- Proper Food Handling
Rata2ee Summer Camps Sample Itinerary (subject to change)
- 8:45a – Parent Drop-off
- 9a–10a – Make a Healthy Morning Snack
- 10a–11a – Nature Walk
- 11a–12:30p – 90-minute Cooking Lesson: cutting techniques, measuring, stove time, kitchen safety
- 12:30p–1:15p – Picnic Lunch—kids eat the food they made
- 1:15p–2p – Make dessert
- 2p–2:30p – Gardening: Learn what it takes to grow plants, plant seeds and make a zen garden
- 2:30p–3:15p – Yoga: Kids practice yoga, learn proper breathing techniques and poses
- 3:15p – 3:30p* – Kids gather and prepare for Parent Pick-up
*Pick-up time is 3:30 pm on Mon-Thurs, 3 pm on Fri
2023 Camp Dates & Locations (contact each location to register)
Rochester / Rochester Hills – Rochester Community House – 248-651-0622
June 26-June 30 / July 10-July 14 / July 24-July 28 / August 7-August 11
Rochester / Rochester Hills – Rochester Montessori – 248-219-5752
July 17-July 21
Lake Orion – Oakview Middle School – 248-693-5436
July 31-August 4
Birmingham – Seaholm HS – 248-203-3800
June 19-June 23 / June 26-June 30 / July 24 -July 28 / July 24 -July 28 (advanced 1/2 day**) / July 31-August 4
**Advanced classes are for 6th through 9th Grades from 10 am to 1 pm
Birmingham – Birmingham Community House – 248-655-5832
July 10-July 14
Please note, pricing may vary between locations.
Register online at – www.rata2ee.com.
Contact Information – Tonia Carsten
Owner / CEO
Phone – 248-219-5752
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Website – www.rata2ee.com
For more info on Rata2ee Cooking Camps, visit www.rata2ee.com
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