Cook Like a Chef! Camp Programs

Program Information

A group of young chefs.Cook Like a Chef! is a day camp designed to introduce boys and girls aged 11 to 13 to healthy cooking and eating habits that will set them on the right path for their lifetime.

  • Find out about a variety of fruits and vegetables—and how to prepare them
  • Learn basics of good nutrition and make the right food choices
  • Explore the world of seasoning during our taste workshops
  • Learn basic cooking techniques and how to design recipes
  • Play games and do fun physical activities to encourage a healthy lifestyle

The week’s activities of cooking, tasting, and savoring foods will culminate with a reception that the campers will plan and execute for their families and invited guests.

Programs/Camps Offered

A young chef tasting food.

The Basics, June 23-27

(some scholarships available)

Program/Camp Details


11 to 13


This half-day camp will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Foods Lab
007 Henderson Building
Penn State University Park campus
University Park, PA


$265 per person

A young chef gives a thumbs-up while preparing food.