Ages: 14-15 and 16-18
This will be an engaging hands-on workshop to empower teens make better food decisions for their skin, body-type, stress management and includes preparing some easy meals and snacks for food independence. Excellent preparation before leaving the kitchen comforts of home.
6:00-8:00pm 1700 Mazo Crescent, Mississauga
July 26 Cooking basics
Aug 9 Baking, Roasting & Microwaving
Aug 16 Meats & proteins
Aug 23 International Flavours
$35 (tax incl.) per workshop or $125 (tax incl.) for all four
Organize a Special GROUP COOKSMART Teen Workshop for your FRIENDS or SPORTS TEAM!
Evening and weekend workshops can be scheduled on demand. Group size: 6-16
For those days the kids aren't in school, we have fun teaching them essential lifeskills!
Full day camps will be available for PD days.
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COOKSMART SUMMER CAMPS : Overview
Daily routines in the full program include food planning, food preparation lessons, new food taste testing, meal preparation, eating together and clean-up, and outdoor games. Each week we will be making or baking some food for THE COMPASS food bank to give back to our community. The end of the program we will have an COOKSMART Challenge competition with community members as judges. Parents will be invited to watch the judging and any camper presentations on Friday during the last hour of camp.
Includes all snacks and lunch. Vegetarian meals. All food allergies and dietary issues accommodated.
Extended care available - See FAQ for details. Half-day option available.
5 Full-day Programs
9am- 4pm Location: Christ Church, 1700 Mazo Cres, Mississauga (secular activity, rented church only)
July 16-20 COOKSMART Kids: FOOD & FILM is back with Mandy Orchard from HAH productions where Healthy Living and Cooking for the Cooksmart Challenge becomes the theme for filming and movie making. There is a final presentation of the students' movie creations on Friday.
Ages 6-12 $315/week + HST
July 23-27 Cooking with Rhythm: Cooksmart Kids plus Drumming & Street dance with Jessica Westerman from DeGazon Music School, where buckets are used not for mopping but tapping out the beat to this food-themed fun music and dance fun. No experience necessary, just a good appetite to cook and groove! There is a final presentation of the students' rhythm & cooking skills on Friday.
Ages 6-13 $365 + HST
Aug 7-10 Active COOKING: with sports & games for active cooks. The Lunch-ABLES program where students will learn how to make tasty healthy snacks and yummy lunches they can make at home for their own lunch boxes will be taught in the morning, and the afternoons will feature some fun sports games outdoors and in the gym. There will be a Cooksmart Challenge on Friday.
Ages 6-12 $255 + HST
Aug 13-17 Cooking with Rhythm: Beyond the Basics for some more cooking skills and great recipes plus Drumming & Street dance with Jessica Westerman from DeGazon Music School, where the kids are stepping it up! Buckets are used not for mopping but tapping out the beat to this food-themed fun music and dance fun. No experience necessary, just a good appetite to cook and groove! There is a final presentation of the students' rhythm & cooking skills on Friday.
Ages 8-14 $365 + HST
Aug 20-24 Active Bakers: Cooking, baking with a some sports & games too! This camp will feature Beyond the Basics cooking plus some extra baking and decorating skills. This will be a Cooksmart Baking Challenge on Friday.
Ages 6-12 $315+ HST
Aug 27-31 COOKSMART Youth Baking Challenge: Beyond the basics & plus more baking geared to a great group of more experienced Cooksmart kids. There will be the Ultimate Cooksmart Baking Challenge on Friday.
Ages 9-15 $315 + HST
July 16-20 – 12:15-4:00 pm
COOKSMART KIDS plus Let's Make Lunch at St. Brides Church, 1516 Clarkson Road North, Mississauga
Ages 5-15 $165+tax
Combine with the St. Bride's VBS camp for $10 discount. Click here for more details!
This program will start right after the VBS camp, and campers will make their own healthy lunch together. Some lunches will be non-vegetarian with vegetarian option. Friday campers will get to create their best dish for the COOKSMART CHALLENGE with our community judges!
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8 week program (September 10 week - Oct 29 week) $195 plus tax
Tuesdays 4:15-5:30pm COOKSMART Kids ages 6-12 Port Credit at First United Church, pick-up at Riverside PS 3:20pm extra
Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm COOKSMART Kids ages 6-12 Clarkson/Lorne Park at Christ Church, pick-up at Whiteoaks PS 3:40pm
Registration is open now for September.