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Kids Summer Camps

Register for Summer Cooking Camps in O'Fallon

Our cooking camps for ages 4-17 are the perfect recipe for gaining kitchen confidence, learning essential cooking skills and making new friends. Let’s make this the best summer ever!

What to Expect

Taste Buds Kitchen Summer Camps are open for registration for the 2024 season! Our carefully crafted program ensures a summer filled with learning, laughing, and cooking as we embark on memorable experiences. Children ages 4 to 17 can pursue their passions and interests while having fun and meeting new friends. With flexible enrollment, your child can join us for a week or the entire summer.

  • 5-day camps
  • 3 hour camp experience each day
  • Early drop-off and late pick-up available
  • Friendly Chef instructors
  • Made-from-scratch recipes
  • Taste and create a variety flavors
  • Learn new skills
  • Kitchen games & challenges
  • Sweet and savory recipes each week
  • Take home samples
  • Recipes packs

Morning Camp – Ages 4-8

  • Camp runs 9:00am-12:00pm daily
  • Campers learn the fundamentals of measuring, mixing, and working safely in the kitchen along with fun stories and kitchen games.

Afternoon Camp – Ages 9-13

  • Camp runs 1:00pm-4:00pm daily
  • Campers learn more advanced cooking and baking techniques, recipe reading, culinary challenges, knife skills, burner skills, and clean sweeps.

Advanced Teen Camp – Ages 13-17

  • Each camp meets Monday to Friday
  • Campers experience a more adult-inspired camp, next level cooking and baking techniques, knife skills, food styling and recipe creation.
  • Available at select locations

Counselor-in-Training Program – Ages 10+

  • A great full-day opportunity for children who want to gain experience working with younger children in a friendly setting. CITs assist younger children in our morning camp and join their peers in the afternoon camp.
  • Apply early to participate in this opportunity as spots are limited. The application is available in the 1:00pm camp in the booking calendar above in the week(s) you’d like to participate.

2024 Summer Camp Schedule

Summer Camp Sneak Peek

Menu Options

Enjoy a preview of what we’ll be creating each week. We guarantee your budding chef will learn and taste new things along the way and bring home samples for you too! Recipes are subject to change based on availability.

2024 Summer Camp Schedule

What to Expect

Taste Buds Kitchen Summer Camps are open for registration for the 2024 season! Our carefully crafted program ensures a summer filled with learning, laughing, and cooking as we embark on memorable experiences. Children ages 4 to 17 can pursue their passions and interests while having fun and meeting new friends. With flexible enrollment, your child can join us for a week or the entire summer.

  • 5-day camps
  • 3 hour camp experience each day
  • Early drop-off and late pick-up available
  • Friendly Chef instructors
  • Made-from-scratch recipes
  • Taste and create a variety flavors
  • Learn new skills
  • Kitchen games & challenges
  • Sweet and savory recipes each week
  • Take home samples
  • Recipes packs

Morning Camp – Ages 4-8

  • Camp runs 9:00am-12:00pm daily
  • Campers learn the fundamentals of measuring, mixing, and working safely in the kitchen along with fun stories and kitchen games.

Afternoon Camp – Ages 9-13

  • Camp runs for 3-hours daily
  • Campers learn more advanced cooking and baking techniques, recipe reading, culinary challenges, knife skills, burner skills, and clean sweeps.

Advanced Teen Camp – Ages 13-17

  • Each camp meets Monday to Friday
  • Campers experience a more adult-inspired camp, next level cooking and baking techniques, knife skills, food styling and recipe creation.
  • Available at select locations

Counselor-in-Training Program – Ages 10+

  • A great full-day opportunity for children who want to gain experience working with younger children in a friendly setting. CITs assist younger children in our morning camp and join their peers in the afternoon camp.
  • Apply early to participate in this opportunity as spots are limited.

The application is available in the 1:00pm camp in the booking calendar above in the week(s) you’d like to participate.

Menu Options

Enjoy a preview of what we’ll be creating each week. We guarantee your budding chef will learn and taste new things along the way and bring home samples for you too! Recipes are subject to change based on availability.

Happy Reviews

Thousands of happy chefs can’t be wrong! We provide the best children’s summer cooking camp experience.

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