Now Enrolling Summer Camps!
Book Now
Two little boys in chefs hat participating in The Real Food Academy's cooking summer camp in Miami, FL.

Summer Camps

Perfect for:
Kids
Teens

Our kids' cooking and baking summer camp program goes beyond just teaching them about healthy food. It provides them with an opportunity to actively participate in the preparation and discover the joy of creating delicious meals.

Day & Time
See Upcoming
Price
$575 Per Week
Duration
9:00 am - 3:00 pm for 5 Days
Skill Level
Beginner+
A young man holding a bowl at The Real Food Academy's cooking summer camp in Miami, FL.

Cooking Summer Camp in Miami, FL

The Real Food Academy

Looking for the ultimate summer camp experience for your kids? Look no further than The Real Food Academy cooking summer camp in Miami, FL! Our weekly program, designed for ages 5 to 16, offers a fun and nutritious activity that your kids won't want to miss.

Our kids' cooking and baking summer camp program goes beyond just teaching your children about healthy food. It's an opportunity for them to actively participate in the preparation and discover the joy of creating delicious meals. From June 3rd, 2024 to August 23rd, 2024, our camp welcomes kids to immerse themselves in the culinary world.

With a limited capacity of 40 participants per day, spots fill up quickly. Don't miss your chance to secure your desired dates for this incredible cooking camp experience. Register now to ensure your child's place at The Real Food Academy Miami, FL's Cooking with Kids Summer Camp.

Upcoming Camps

Delicious, Nutritious & Educational Meals

The Real Food Academy Miami - SUMMER CAMP WEEKLY $575

SUMMER CAMP WEEKLY $575

Camp
Mondays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursdays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fridays 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
June 24th, 2024 through August 23rd, 2024
The Real Food Academy Miami - SUMMER CAMP DAILY $145

SUMMER CAMP DAILY $145

Camp
Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
June 24th, 2024
The Real Food Academy Miami - LABOR DAY $145 - Day Camp

LABOR DAY $145

Day Camp
Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
September 2nd, 2024
The Real Food Academy Miami - VETERAN'S DAY $145 - Day Camp

VETERAN'S DAY $145

Day Camp
Monday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
November 11th, 2024

Summer Camp Schedule

Our culinary summer camp is like nothing else out there since it focuses on ways to prepare the foods your kids already love, but made with healthy ingredients.

Plus, since they'll be preparing each meal themselves, each participant's experience is literally life changing. Thanks to The Real Food Academy's Cooking With Kids Summer Camp, your kid(s) will never forget how to prepare tasty, healthy food!

2024 Summer Schedule

Week 1
June 3rd - June 7th
Week 2
June 10th - June 14th
Week 3
June 17th - June 21st
Week 4
June 24th - June 28th
Week 5
July 1st - July 5th
Week 6
July 8th - July 12th
Week 7
July 15th - July 19th
Week 8
July 22nd - July 26th
Week 9
July 29th - Aug 2nd
Week 10
Aug 5th - Aug 9th
Week 11
Aug 19th - Aug 23rd
Empty Item

Weekly Schedule

Every week we keep our same schedule but change our menus and world cuisine

Monday
Cooking Fundamentals
Tuesday
Nutrition & Exercise
Wednesday
Food Challenge & Talent Show
Thursday
All About Baking & Cupcake Decorating
Friday
World Cuisine, Food Challenges, Music & Dance

Daily Schedule

This is a sample & actual curriculum may vary

8:00am - 8:45am
Early Drop-Off (Free!)
8:45am - 9:00am
Drop-off
9:00am - 10:45am
Morning Briefing and Breakfast Preparation
10:45am - 11:00am
Discuss Daily Activities and Cooking Techniques
11:00am - 11:30am
Culinary Challenges, Games, Instructional Videos
11:30am - 12:30pm
Cooking Session (Lunch Preparation)
12:30pm - 1:00pm
Lunch / Free Play
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Snack Preparation
3:00pm
Dismissal
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Late Dismissal (Fee Applies - See Fees Below)

Why Kids & Parents Love Our Cooking Classes

Watch a News Feature About Our Summer Camps

Watch Video
Kids at The Real Food Academy Miami's cooking camps.

Flexible for Your Schedule

Pick-Up & Drop-Off Policies

You're busy. We get that. That's why we offer extended camp drop-off & pick-up times.

FREE Early Drop-Off From 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Late Pick-Up Fees
  • Between 3pm - 4pm: $20
  • Between 4pm - 5pm: $40
  • Between 5pm - 5pm: $60

A 15-minute grace period applies.  Examples: Pick up your child at 3:16, and there will be a $20 charge. Pick up your child at 4:10pm and pay $20 for one hour (within the 15-minute grace period for second hour). Pick up your child at 4:20pm and the charge is $40.

The above rate applies to one child. For two children, multiply by 2, for three, multiply by 3, etc.

Hear From Real Customers

April 2, 2024

Spring Camp for Our Daughter Sofia

"Our experience with the Spring Camp for our daughter Sofia was truly exceptional. Sofia thoroughly enjoyed every moment spent at the camp. She immersed herself in learning about quality foods and exploring the art of making delicious recipes :) One of the highlights of the camp was the dedicated and talented teachers who guided Sofia throughout her journey. Their expertise, kindness, and passion for teaching left a lasting impression on Sofia. Overall, we couldn't be happier with our experience at the Spring Camp. It provided Sofia with not only valuable knowledge but also unforgettable memories. We are eagerly looking forward to the next camp and the opportunity for Sofia to continue her culinary adventures. Thank you to the organizers and staff for creating such a fantastic and enriching experience for our daughter."

— Maria Teshuba

August 22, 2023

Fantastic

“They had so much fun and want to come back next year for sure! Thank you”

— Melanie Goldenberg

August 21, 2023

Great camp

“My son is 8 years old and he is not a big eater, very conservative, simple dishes, no interest in cooking. This camp was recommended to us by a friend. We had an idea, that working with food, cooking , kitchen kind of experience will help him feel more easy in trying new dishes and new food. My son loved camp, every morning he was rushing to academy, he told us , that he had lots of joy, he liked atmosphere and people. I was very happy to see him being so proud of himself, when he treated us with the food, he’d cooked. Registration process and communication with staff was very easy and smooth. Now I am thinking of taking classes myself.”

— Varvara

August 15, 2023

Amazing & Fun camp for kids!!

“Such a fun camp for kids! My daughter learned so many new skills and was very proud to come home and share what she learned (and made) in the kitchen. She even learned how to set the table for meals. It’s been a huge success. She is actually sad for summer camp to end and can’t wait to go back next year!”

— Diana

August 13, 2023

Summer Cooking Camp

“This is an amazing camp for kids to learn such important life skills such as cooking and healthy eating. Both of my daughters enjoy this camp so much!! Now they cook like little chefs :)”

— SAHILY D’OTTONE

August 12, 2023

Cooking camp- huge success

“My daughter had a wonderful week! She would come home and talk about everything she did and what she had learned! She has already asked me to join the camp next summer again!”

— Sofia

August 7, 2023

Fun and healthy

“I love how my daughter came home from camp excited to make healthy recipes she learned at camp! She had fun and learned how to cook (and eat) healthy. We loved the experience!”

— Amanda

August 7, 2023

Great camp!

“My son had a blast learning about food and how to make healthy meals/snacks. He came home happy and excited to tell us all about it every day!”

— Kim

The Real Food Academy Miami, FL nomination for family favorite in 2022.

Miami Cooking Summer Camp

South Florida Family Favorite

At our kids’ cooking summer camp in Miami, FL, we teach your children to eat healthy, develop or hone their cooking skills, experiment in the kitchen, improve math and reading skills ... all in a fun way, while expanding their culinary palate.

Some of the activities included in our exclusive and one-of-a-kind kids’ culinary camp in Florida include Cooking, Baking, Arts & Crafts, and much more.

Camps 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.

NO

We are surrounded by lots of free parking. However, do not park in the CVS parking lot. You may be towed if you do. Also, if you park on the street you need to use the paybyphone app.

All the recipes prepared at The Real Food Academy are easily accessible on our recipes page.

You can simply type the name of the recipe in the search field to find the recipe your are looking for. If you can't remember the exact name...no problem. Just type in the cuisine type and you will quickly receive a list of all the recipes that include that cuisine.

If for some reason you require a printed copy of the recipe, please request it from the chef and they will happily provide it to you.

No. Sending your camper to our cooking camp with food would be like bringing sand to the beach! Campers will prepare breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon snack daily. Immediately upon completing the booking, we will contact you to find out if we need to be aware of any food allergies or restrictions.

If it's one thing we are fully aware of at The Real Food Academy (especially summer camp) is that older kids don't want to be involved with younger kids. Not only will we not put older kids with younger kids, we will always have younger children with kids their own age and will always be participating in activities that are suitable and safe for their age.

The official hours are from 9am to 3pm. However early drop off and late pick up can be arranged for a small additional fee.

The price for our cooking summer/winter camps are only $575 per week for 5 fun filled days of cooking experiences and adventures. This low price includes all meals including breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. No registration fee or any other fees!

Some of the activities included in our summer/winter camp include cooking, baking, arts & crafts and more!

Our summer/winter camps feature activities designed for kids from 5 to 16 years old.

Newsletter Sign-up

Get Class & Menu Updates

A group of kids at The Real Food Academy Miami's cooking camps.

100%

Hands-On

All our classes are 100% hands-on and, unlike other cooking schools, we are not limited to any one cuisine!

The Real Food Academy Miami reviews plate icon.

Rave Reviews for The Real Food Academy

proud to have a 4.9 star rating & 700+ reviews

  • Veronica Pereira

    Came for a birthday party and had an amazing time! Chef Matias was attentive, educational and fun! The food was was delicious and I definitely would remake it at home. Would recommend for anyone wanting to celebrate any event in a unique way
  • Carly Rich

    We had an amazing time celebrating my friends Birthday. Chef Matías was wonderful and did a very good job teaching all of us how to cook each dish.
  • Rene Perdigon (ClubMagicoMiami)

    🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Discover the joy of healthy eating and cooking at The Real Food Academy in Miami! This exceptional establishment is not just a cooking school but a transformative experience for both kids and adults alike. 🍎🥦🍳 The Real Food Academy goes beyond traditional cooking classes by focusing on nutritious, delicious meals that are easy to prepare at home. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned chef, their expert instructors guide you through every step, ensuring you gain practical skills and culinary confidence. 👩‍🍳👨‍🍳 Classes are designed to be interactive and fun, making learning about nutrition and cooking a delightful journey. Kids are especially welcomed and encouraged to explore their creativity in the kitchen, fostering a lifelong appreciation for wholesome foods. 🏆 Awarded for their commitment to quality education and healthy living, The Real Food Academy stands out as a beacon of culinary excellence in Miami. Their dedication to using fresh, locally sourced ingredients ensures every dish not only tastes amazing but also nourishes the body. 🎉 Whether you're attending a family cooking workshop, a team-building corporate event, or simply looking to enhance your own culinary repertoire, The Real Food Academy promises an unforgettable experience. Join the movement towards healthier eating today and embark on a flavorful adventure with The Real Food Academy!
  • Nicole Forman

    2nd time here and plan to come back many more times. Super accommodating to dietary restrictions and fun, clean, engaging environment. Delicious food too and great value! Perfect for date night or girls night. Will be back!
  • Jenny Diaz-Neumann

    Amazing experience. Highly recommended, the chef and the staff are very nice
  • Clark Wycoff

    Wonderful experience. Chef Toni did a great job guiding us through the various parts of the meal, and it was very rewarding to enjoy something we made ourselves from scratch.
  • Allegra Russo

    Truly an incredible experience. My daughter loved it. Thank you for such a fun and educational week. Can’t wait to come back!
  • Nicole Rosales

    Great service by chef toni and Carmen, so great and tasty!!!
  • Samantha Oyon

    I had so much fun! Chef Toni and Assistant Chef Carmen were so amazing and friendly! 10/10 would recommend!
  • Valeria Madrid

    I loved i loved ❤️😍❤️
  • Aimee Soria

    (Translated by Google) We had a beautiful time with the girls. Thank you chef Tony and Carmen your assistant, very attentive and excellent work. Blessings (Original) Pasamos un hermoso momento con las chicas.Gracias chef Tony y Carmen su ayudante,muy atentas y excelente trabajo.Bendiciones
  • Stephanie ROSALES

    We had the best time here. The teaching was amazing and the food absolutely delicious 🤤
  • Rafael Carrillo

    Excellent experience, great team and dedicated attention
  • Jennifer Miles

    Always amazing. Great for the entire family!
  • Wesner Lundi

    Had so much funny
  • Alexa F

    Beautiful ! I love it! 100% recommended
  • Jennifer Alweiss

    Amazing cooking class with my 8 yr old! Loved every minute. Chef Pablo and the owner were amazing
  • Geary Grocery Outlet

    Chef Pablo was AMAZING! Everyone did such a great job in making our experience so wonderful. Thank you!
  • Ryan Keller

    Great date night with friends! Delicious, nutritious, instructive, informative! Highly recommended
  • Virginia Gonzalez

    Amazing experience! We took the Indian food class and we enjoyed from top to bottom, every single minute

Real Food Blog

Kids Birthday Party with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

65 Ideas for an Unforgettable Kids Birthday Party in Miami

At The Real Food Academy in Miami, we know planning a birthday party can be overwhelming and stressful, but we're here to make it easy and fun. Read on to see a few of our favorite themes to choose from.

Knife Skills Every Beginner Cook Should Know with The Real Food Academy in Miami

Knife Skills Every Beginner Cook Should Know

One of the first skills novice chefs need to acquire is proficient knife handling. Learn more about these key knife skills for beginners, brought to you by The Real Food Academy in Miami!

4 Essential Tips for Overcoming Anxiety About Cooking with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

4 Essential Tips for Overcoming Anxiety About Cooking

With these tips from The Real Food Academy in Miami, you'll be able to conquer your fear of the kitchen and enjoy delicious homemade meals in no time.

Essential Tips to Make You a Better Cook with The Real Food Academy.

Essential Tips to Make You a Better Cook

It takes patience and practice to become a great cook. With a few tips from The Real Food Academy in Miami, you'll be on your way to creating delicious and impressive dishes in no time.

How to Get the Most Out of a Cooking Class with The Real Food Academy in Miami.

How to Get the Most Out of a Cooking Class in Miami

At The Real Food Academy in Miami, we believe that cooking is about creating an experience. Read on for some tips about how to get the most out of a cooking class!

Kids at The Real Food Academy in Miami - learn everything you need to know about the benefits of our cooking classes!

Why Your Child Needs To Spend At Least One Week At The Real Food Academy Miami This Summer

Learn exactly why your child should spend at least one week at The Real Food Academy in Miami! Here's what you need to know!

Real Food Recipes

The Real Food Academy Miami's baked apple cinnamon empanadas recipe.

Baked Apple Cinnamon Empanadas

dessert
latin
The Real Food Academy Miami asian cole slaw recipe.

Asian Cole Slaw

salad
asian
The Real Food Academy Miami avocado fries recipe.

Avocado Fries

snack
Crunch fries on a plate, The Real Food Academy Miami baked fries recipe.

Baked Fries

appetizer
american
The Real Food Academy Miami berry sorbet with super food toppings, try it today!

Berry Sorbet with Super Food Toppings

dessert
italian
The Real Food Academy Miami offers inclusive and fun cooking camps.

Nurture Culinary Creativity

With Real Food Academy’s Camps and Events

Dietary Accommodations

Real Flavor for Everyone

At The Real Food Academy Miami, we take pride in crafting culinary experiences that are not only delectable but also safe for every palate. Our dedicated team understands the significance of dietary accommodations, and we go the extra mile to ensure that every participant can savor our creations without worry.

From gluten-free alternatives to nut-free options, we're well-versed in a wide range of allergies and dietary restrictions. Our kitchen is equipped with the latest tools and techniques to prevent cross-contamination, and our instructors are adept at adapting recipes to suit individual needs.

You can trust that at our academy, your safety and satisfaction are our top priorities. Join us for a flavorful journey where allergies are never a barrier to delicious dining!

We offer a variety of dietary accommodations, including but not limited to:

Gluten Free
Gluten Free
Dairy Free
Dairy Free
Nut Free
Nut Free
Soy Free
Soy Free
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
Vegan
Vegan

Create & Connect at Our Camps

Cooking Camps at The Real Food Academy

Real Food. Real Connections

Elevate Your Culinary Expertise with Classes at The Real Food Academy

Special Announcements

The Real Food Academy Is Franchising

The Real Food Academy is now offering a fun & family-friendly franchise opportunity. We are expanding and inviting franchisees to join us on our culinary journey! Follow us on Instagram and Learn how you can #inspirelovethroughfood!

Learn More

The Real Food Academy Miami is Now Enrolling Summer Camps!

With a limited capacity of 40 participants per day, spots fill up quickly! Don't miss your chance to secure your desired dates for this incredible cooking camp experience. Register now to ensure your child's place at The Real Food Academy Miami, FL's Cooking with Kids Summer Camp!

Book Now