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Kid’s Summer 4 Day Camp Age 7-14 9am-1pm each day! – 2nd Offering (July)

July 22 @ 9:00 am - July 25 @ 1:00 pm

$300.00 – $350.00

Due to popular demand This is our second session of boot camp for the summer!  Wow!  Don’t wait to get your tickets!

We only host 2-4 Kid Boot Camps per year!  This is our SUMMER Version – 4 days of awesomeness!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  4 hours each day!

This class is appropriate for kids age 7-14!

Does your child love to cook and want to develop skills and techniques that will take their talent to the next level?  We have the ticket!  And this year this ticket will take them across the globe cooking all the kid’s favs from Italian foods as well as Asian and Mexican! Sign them up for culinary boot camp at The Cookery!  4 days, 4 hours each day; just drop them off and we will take it from there!  Throughout the week, we will teach your child a variety of skills and techniques to give them a well-rounded education. Each boot camp is different every year so no worries about sending them back!

Day 1: Knife Skills, Menu TBD

Day 2 and 3 – Menu TBD

Day 4 – Baking – Exact Menu TBD

We are only taking 24 kids in this class, so be sure to sign up quickly! Help fill those often dull summer days, and give them skills that will last a lifetime.  Your child will also work with a knife all week long that they get to keep and take home with them at the end of the week!  How fun!  We will feed your child lunch that they will prepare each day.

I am sorry but we cannot accommodate for major allergen issues during this boot camp.  This boot camp is nut and shellfish free but will include recipes that include eggs, dairy and gluten.  You are welcome to still send your child if they have allergens and pack a lunch for them each day.

Please send a parent, guardian or person of at least 18 years or older to check your child in on day one and leave a good contact phone number in case of an emergency. You also will need to sign our liability form before your child can participate.

Please send your child with a water bottle each day. Please feed your child breakfast before sending them to boot camp.  We will have a snack break each day, but we will not have lunch until 11:30 or Noon right at the end of each day and we do not want them going so long on an empty stomach. Please send your child in comfy clothes and shoes ready to cook.  Any child with hair past their shoulders needs to have hair pulled up each day.

Each day and on the final day of class, your child will be done at 1pm and ready for pickup.  Please pick your child up on time.  Lunch will be included all four days this year!

COVID 19 UPDATE: At this time we are allowing optional masking for all students and it is no longer mandatory to wear a mask to class due to the recent state mandate enforced 2/28/22.  We will be providing hand sanitizer at the door upon your arrival. If you have any symptoms, have been around someone with symptoms, or have traveled outside the country recently we are asking that you please stay home and find someone to replace your ticket.  Thank you for supporting us during this challenging time! We will do our best to make our classes as educational and fun as ever.  Class ending times may vary. Please wear closed-toed shoes and wear your hair up off your shoulders.  Bring a beverage to drink if you wish. We will also provide aprons. We will have filtered water to drink.

Our classes are popular and often sell out!  You must cancel your registration at least 10 days in advance of the class date to receive the opportunity to raincheck your tickets to another class (there is a fee to do so). We do not offer refunds for any reason, including Covid related issues. There is a $50 fee (per ticket) to raincheck your tickets to another future class, which is due at the time that you move your tickets. You can raincheck your tickets by calling the school at 309-263-6020 or by emailing us your request to raincheck at thecookeryinc@gmail.com.  Tickets canceled the day before or on the day of class will not receive a refund or rain check opportunity for any reason (even Covid / exposure related – we simply cannot accommodate for this).  You may gift or sell your tickets to someone else (for no fee) if your child is unable to come-this is the best option if you have to cancel.

If you have a cardboard gift card with a 3-digit number and want to redeem it for this class, you must call or email to reserve your class spot prior to the class selling out.  If you reserve your spot with a gift card and do not show, you will forfeit the amount owed for the class from your gift card. To cash in your cardboard gift card, contact Marcus at thecookeryinc@gmail.com

If your gift card has a 16-digit code, you can cash it in online when you purchase your ticket.  Codes are case sensitive and require the dash marks to be entered to process the code.


July 22 @ 9:00 am
July 25 @ 1:00 pm
$300.00 – $350.00


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