Kids Cooking Classes & Camps for Summer 2017 in CT

Emma Doody

Summer is on its way!!  In just a few weeks, the kids will be out of school and looking for their next adventures.  Why not a culinary endeavor?  These Connecticut caterers and venues are offering up kids cooking camps and classes throughout the summer months. Check their web site for complete details. 

  1. AMG Catering and Events, Wilton: This summer, youngsters can sign up for the Kids CIT (Chef In Training) Camp at AMG Catering. There are four weeks to choose from, but book quickly because they are already selling out!
  2. Bishops Orchards, Guilford: New this year, Bishops Orchards in Guilford has announced Summer Camp Programs for kids! The summer is broken down into four two day long sessions where kids can explore a different farm theme.
  3. Wakeman Town Farm, Westport: In addition to learning about life on a farm, participants in the Junior Chef Summer Camp get to work alongside local chefs and counselors to pick the freshest ingredients around from the farm, see how organic fruits and veggies grow, and learn to cook and create fun fare, from pickles to smoothies to stir-fries, in our brand-new farm kitchen classroom! It's seed-to-plate culinary fun with a homegrown spin.  Cost: $375.
  4. Chef’s Emporium, Orange: Chefs Emporium will offer 10 weeks of camp ranging from 4-5 days depending on the week. The kids cooking camps are for children ages 5-11 and the teen cooking camps are for those 12 years and older. The camps are approximately $200 per week.
  5. Aux Delices, Westport: Aux Delices will offer cooking classes for kids (and adults!) throughout the summer. See the full schedule on their website.
  6. Stew Leonard’s, Newington location offers classes for kids and toddlers. Visit the store's website for the complete schedule and to register.
  7. Cucina Casilinga, Wilton: Cucina Casilinga will offer two weeks of kids Italian cooking classes: July 26-18 and August 22-24. It costs $300 per child per session. Each day runs from 10:30am-1:30pm.
  8. Sur La Table, Canton will have 5-Day Summer Cooking Series for kids and teens.
  9. Ambler Farm, Wilton: Students in preschool and grades 1-7 can participate in Ambler Farm's Adventures on the Farm Summer Program. There are sessions from June 19-August 7.
  10. The Silo, New Milford: The Silo at Hunt Hill Farm will offer "Down on the Farm" Summer Camps as well as "Chopped Challenger" Summer Camps for kids. See the schedule and register on their website.