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The Best Kids’ Cooking Summer Camp in Miami

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By Popular Request...
Summer Camp 2020 has been extended 2 more weeks!
Register For Summer Camp 2023
Register online by clicking the button below
  • Week 1: June 5th - June 9th
  • Week 2: June 12th - June 16th
  • Week 3: June 19th - June 23rd
  • Week 4: June 26th - June 30th
  • Week 5: July 3rd - July 7th
  • Week 6: July 10th - July 14th
  • Week 7: July 17th - July 22st
  • Week 8: July 24th - July 28th
  • Week 9: July 31st - Aug 4th
  • Week 10: Aug 7th - Aug 11th
  • Week 11: Aug 14th - Aug 18th
EXTENDED!
  • Week 12: August 17th to August 21st
  • Week 13: August 24th to August 28th

Not convinced? Read this article about Why Your Child Needs To Spend At Least One Week At The Real Food Academy This Summer. Arthur Cummins, co-founder of The Real Food Academy shares an in-depth look into the benefits your child gains.

Read His Blog Post Here

The Price For Our Cooking Summer Camp Is Only $575 Per Week. 

At our kids’ cooking summer camp in Miami, 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.

We are located at 570 NE 81st Street, Miami, FL 33138 (Map). Please call (786) 395-0355 with questions.

The Real F​​​​ood Academy's Cooking with Kids Summer Camp is the Best Summer Camp for Kids in Miami!

Our Kids Summer Camp is a Weekly Program for Ages 5 to 16

A fun and nutritious activity for kids from 5 to 16 years old. Our kids’ cooking and baking summer camp program offers an excellent way to get your kids to learn about healthy food that tastes great, and of course, have them actually take part in the preparation. 

Cooking Summer Camps for Kids in Miami: Starting June 5th, 2023 and going through Aug 18th, 2023. Because space is limited to 30 participants per day, we invite you to register now before your desired dates are no longer available.
Lunch and Snacks are provided, so no need to bring anything.
Please note, that due to increased safety precautions and the need to have our campers follow more advanced instructions, the minimum age has been increased to 7 for this Summer Camp. We hope you understand this is to ensure the safety of all our campers.

Know someone who would love to attend? You can send them a gift certificate in any amount!

For busy parents, extended Summer Camp drop-off & pick-up times...

You're busy, even during the summer. We get that. That's why we make extended times available.
Early Drop-Off
8:00 am to 9:00 am
FREE
Late Pick-Up Fees
  • Between 3pm and 4pm $10
  • Between 4pm and 5pm $20
  • Between 5pm and 6pm $30
A 15-minute grace period applies. See example below.

Pick up your child at 3:16 there will be a $10 charge. Pick up your child at 4:10pm and pay $10 for one hour (within the 15-minute grace period for second hour). Pick up your child at 4:20pm and the charge is $20.
The above rate applies to one child. For two children, multiply by 2, for three, multiply by 3, etc.
N​OTE: There will be a 20 percent discount offered to any parent who pays for late pick up in advance for the entire week on Monday.

Great For Siblings, BFF's and Cousins!

The price for our kids’ cooking summer camp in Miami is only $575 per week.
Call (786) 395-0355 for program details.

To register online, simply consult the calendar below to ensure your desired camp/week is available and click the register button below.
  • Week 1: June 5th - June 9th
  • Week 2: June 12th - June 16th
  • Week 3: June 19th - June 23rd
  • Week 4: June 26th - June 30th
  • Week 5: July 3rd - July 7th
  • Week 6: July 10th - July 14th
  • Week 7: July 17th - July 22st
  • Week 8: July 24th - July 28th
  • Week 9: July 31st - Aug 4th
  • Week 10: Aug 7th - Aug 11th
  • Week 11: Aug 14th - Aug 18th
Note that based on feedback we receive from parents and spring, summer and winter camp participants, we are always updating camp activities to maximize campers' fun and experience. Share your ideas when we send a feedback request to be considered for future camp's.
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Sample Cooking 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!

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 (preparing lunch)
12:30pm - 1:00pm Lunch / Free Play
1:00pm - ​2:00pm​ Preparing Snack
3:00pm Dismissal
3:00pm - 6:00pm Late Dismissal (extra fee applies)

Weekly Schedule

(Every week we keep our same ​schedule but change our menus and world cuisine)
Mondays Cooking Fundamentals
Tuesdays Nutrition & Exercise
Wednesdays Food Challenge & Talent Show
Thursdays All about Baking and Cupcake Decorating
Fridays Around the World Cuisine, more Food Challenges ​& Music/Videos/Dance
(See this section for early and late pick-up options and fees)

The Kids Say It Best! .. "Amazing", "I love it!", "It was great."

Click to watch the campers of The Real Food Academy's Summer Camp Program talk about the food and their experiences.
Register For Summer Camp 2023
Register online by clicking the button below or by calling (786) 395.0355
  • Week 1: June 5th - June 9th
  • Week 2: June 12th - June 16th
  • Week 3: June 19th - June 23rd
  • Week 4: June 26th - June 30th
  • Week 5: July 3rd - July 7th
  • Week 6: July 10th - July 14th
  • Week 7: July 17th - July 22st
  • Week 8: July 24th - July 28th
  • Week 9: July 31st - Aug 4th
  • Week 10: Aug 7th - Aug 11th
  • Week 11: Aug 14th - Aug 18th

Frequently Asked Questions

About Summer Camp

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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.

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.

All the recipes prepared at The Real Food Academy are easily accessible from our website at https://therealfoodacademy.com/our-recipes/

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 main ingredient and you will quickly receive a list of all the recipes that include that main ingredient.

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

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

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.

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.

We are located at 570 NE 81st Street, Miami, FL 33138 (map)

Summer Camp Gallery

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The Real Food Academy present Summer Camp

Customer Praise

About Summer Camp

Summer camp

★★★★★
Both of my kids hAd the best time ! They were excited to go every morning and came back Fl with lots of fun stories from the day. They enjoyed learning how to make new foods and even picked up new favorites ! We will definitely be back !
- Kira

Totally worth it amazing camp

★★★★★
My daughters thoroughly enjoyed summer camp at TRFA. Weeks later they are still now looking at labels when we are at the grocery store and checking for the ingredients. This camp was so educational as well as fun and entertaining for my 3 girls age 6-11. We will DEFINITELY be back next summer!!!
- Leila

My son loves your cooking camp!

★★★★★
He really looks forward to this camp! He loves sharing what all he has learned, like various cutting styles julienne or chopping. He loves it so much he said he wants to have his birthday there!
- Cindy L Pearlstein

Best Experience

★★★★★
My son had the best time at this week long camp. He came home everyday so excited to share what he had learned. Now he is checking all the packages for their nutritional content. I am most thankful to you all for inspiring my child to take an active approach to healthy cooking!
- Natalie

Great camp

★★★★★
My daughter loved the summer cooking camp. She learned about different foods and how to cook them, but even better she tried new things. Thanks.
- Ezra Zalayet

Amazing Cooking Camp

★★★★★
My daughter (12 years old) loved the camp from beginning to end. She learned many things not only about cooking but also about nutrition and healthy food. Chef Xiomara was amazing to her and all the kids. Strongly recommend this camp!!
- Elena Zaccaria

Nailed it!

★★★★☆
My 12 y/o daughter really loved this camp. She loves to bake, and so this camp was really nice for her. She had a great time and would definitely be back!
- Maria

Wonderful

★★★★★
My girls had a wonderful time!
- Lori Pallango

Amazing Experience

★★★★★
Fatima and her brother had a great time at the camp. They learned so much, made friends all while having a blast. Thank you!
- Fatima Watson

Loved

★★★★★
My son absolutely loved it here !
- Nicole Delaney
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Check To Ensure Dates Are Available When You Want
  • Week 1: June 5th - June 9th
  • Week 2: June 12th - June 16th
  • Week 3: June 19th - June 23rd
  • Week 4: June 26th - June 30th
  • Week 5: July 3rd - July 7th
  • Week 6: July 10th - July 14th
  • Week 7: July 17th - July 22st
  • Week 8: July 24th - July 28th
  • Week 9: July 31st - Aug 4th
  • Week 10: Aug 7th - Aug 11th
  • Week 11: Aug 14th - Aug 18th
Please note that the weeks always fill up fast. Please book as soon as possible to ensure you get the dates you want.
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570 NE 81st Street
Miami, FL 33138
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