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Reasons to Send Your Kid to a Summer Cooking Camp with The Real Food Academy
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Reasons to Send Your Kid to a Summer Cooking Camp

March 13, 2020

Our summer programs offer a unique experience that goes beyond just learning recipes. Here are a few reasons to consider sending your kid to The Real Food Academy's summer cooking camp!

Summer is almost here. Soon, the sun will be shining, community pools will reopen, and children will be dismissed from school. Kids live for this time of year. They love not having to deal with classroom responsibilities and homework. However, summers can be tricky for parents. While it's awesome that kids have a chance to decompress, parents are forced to figure out how to keep their children busy for three months. Luckily, there are many options available for these anxious parents. This article will overview four reasons to send your kid to a summer cooking camp. Upon reading, you'll run to the nearest kitchen to sign your youngster up.

It's Unique

Tons of kids go to summer camp every year. Many park districts offer daytime programs where children can go to hang out with their peers. Sometimes, these camps will go to the local swimming pool, or on special field trips to theme parks. While these camps are great at keeping children busy, they aren't very special. Kids who go to these day camps often become incredibly bored after a short time. One of the reasons to send your kid to a summer cooking camp is that it's unique. Your child won't do mundane activities like going to the pool every day. Instead, they'll be challenging themselves, and they'll truly learn something new every day.

Kids cooking summer camps are full of variety. Our number one objective with these camps at with The Real Food Academy is to teach children how to cook healthy meals. Yet, we don't want things to become mundane, so we also teach kids Zumba and arts and crafts. Each day, your child will come home with a story about something new they learned; you can guarantee they'll never be bored. If you want your kid to have the best summer of their young life, please sign them up for a summer cooking camp with The Real Food Academy. They'll have a blast, and they can tell their classmates so many unique stories when they return to school in the fall.

They'll Learn Valuable Skills

A parent's number one fear is that their kid will spend their entire summer watching TV on the couch. No one who has a child wants them to be unmotivated and lazy for three months out of the year. Typical day camp programs are great for filling a kid's schedule; however, they aren't extremely beneficial beyond that point. Most of the time, these day camp programs focus on physical activities like swimming or games. If you want your kid to learn valuable skills over the summer, you should consider signing them up for a cooking camp.

Here, your youngster will learn skills that'll stay with them for the rest of their lives. Your child will learn their way around the kitchen. The experts at with The Real Food Academy will teach your child how to use vital kitchen tools and appliances, too. It's our hope that, by the end of the summer, your kid will have learned valuable skills and that they develop a real passion for cooking. Hopefully, this is the start of a new summer tradition.

They'll Interact with Different Groups of People

Summer is tough for kids because they might not get to see their friends very often. A lot of children have jam-packed schedules either because of camps or family vacations. So, many kids struggle with going from seeing their classmates every day to hardly at all. One way to ensure that your kid still socializes over the summer is to sign them up for a kid cooking summer camp. Your child will meet so many different people at with The Real Food Academy.

First, they'll get to learn from a professional chef. This is great for children who have a genuine passion for cooking. Hopefully, your little one will pick their brains and get more insight into the industry. Your kid will also interact with fellow cooking-enthusiasts their age. Signing your child up for a summer cooking camp is an excellent way to expand their social network and find people with similar interests as them. It's our hope at with The Real Food Academy that your child will learn team-building skills and form friendships to last them a lifetime.

You'll Learn Some New Recipes

Everyone gets stuck in a cooking rut from time to time. If you're a parent who's tired of making the same thing for dinner every night, send your child to a summer cooking camp. Your kid will come home with so many amazing, healthy recipes for your family to try. Not only will you get out of the cooking rut you're stuck in, but your kid can help you in the kitchen. Parents who send their children to summer cooking camps can witness what their kids learn firsthand. You'll truly be impressed when you see your child make their way through the kitchen like a professional chef.

Also, you can spend more quality time with them when you cook together. Lots of parents struggle to connect with their kids, especially over the summer. One way to spend more time with them is to do an activity you both enjoy, such as cooking. You both can try out the recipes they learned, and you'll have a blast in the process.

There are so many excellent reasons to send your kid to a summer cooking camp. It's a unique experience that their classmates will love to hear about when school starts again. Also, your child will learn valuable skills that'll stay with them for their entire life. Hopefully, you and your kid can try out new recipes and spend more quality time together, too. We promise you won't be disappointed if you sign your child up for a cooking class this summer. Our friendly team of experts at with The Real Food Academy will ensure that your youngster has a blast. They might even make lifelong friends along the way. If you're a parent who doesn't want your kid to sit in front of the TV all summer long, sign them up for a cooking camp. You won't regret it, and your kid will eagerly anticipate what we have planned for next year.

Summer Cooking Camp

570-A NE 81st St
Miami, FL 33138

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Real Food FAQs

No. All Payments and Deposits are non-refundable: When a payment or deposit is made, that day and time is no longer available to other customers on our calendar. For that reason, all payments and deposits are non-refundable.

In the case of a cooking class, the ingredients are shopped for and prepped in advance. Staff is also scheduled according to the number of people on the roster.

See our Wine and Beer list for your in-house kids party options. Optionally, you can bring your own wine or beer and page a corkage fee.

Corkage Fees

  • $15 per 750 ml bottle of wine
  • $30 per 1.5 L bottle of wine

Bring outside beer: $20 for beer (any quantity)

We love it when our customers decorate our place. That said, you have no idea how difficult it is to clean these types of things up. As far as noisemakers will be glad you left them at home as well. So please do not bring any of those things.

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