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Camps & Teen Experiences

Watch your child blossom through the magic of food

At Gather Culinary, we're not just about cooking – we're about igniting creativity, building confidence, and fostering a lifelong love of food that nourishes both body and soul.

What awaits your child:

  • Hands-on culinary adventures: Master essential cooking skills, experiment with global flavors, and unleash their inner chef!

  • Teamwork and friendship: Forge lasting bonds with fellow foodies, from brainstorming recipes to conquering kitchen challenges together!

  • Resilience and problem-solving: Learn to think on their feet, overcome unexpected culinary hurdles, and celebrate the joy of trying again!

  • A nurturing environment: Build self-esteem in a supportive space where every question is welcome, every creation is applauded, and every bite is a delicious discovery.

Food connects us. Let us be where your child discovers the magic within, one delicious bite at a time!

Ready to give your child the gift of an unforgettable summer filled with culinary fun and lifelong lessons? Scroll below to learn more and see all of our camps and teen experiences, and reserve your spot today! 

Helpful Details

Ready to make your little chef's summer dreams come true? Here's everything you need to know about joining the culinary fun!

  • Camp takes place in our bright and spacious kitchen in Northeast Yonkers, Westchester, NY!

  • Camps run Monday to Friday, unless otherwise noted.

  • For $550 per camper, we provide everything your child needs: delicious meals, all cooking supplies, and top-notch equipment. They'll leave with full bellies and happy hearts!

  • Our recipes are nut-free, but please note our facility is not nut-free. We cater to all dietary needs with creative vegetarian alternatives for every non-vegetarian dish.

  • Pack a take-home container! Leftovers are a cherished benefit after a day of culinary adventures, and we love seeing those happy faces when they get to share their creations at home.

What They'll Learn

Watch your child blossom into a confident, creative cook through these hands-on culinary adventures! We go beyond teaching kitchen safety and recipes – we ignite a lifelong love of food that empowers them to:

  • Become culinary adventurers! These hands-on, immersive experiences spark imagination and ignite a love of cooking by engaging all of their senses.

  • Master essential kitchen skills Students learn kitchen safety, gain confidence with knives, discover exciting cooking techniques, and practice choosing the freshest ingredients.

  • Build a strong foundation They'll understand how to follow recipes with precision and and discover the joy of sharing a meal, learning how to facilitate engaging conversations at the table.

  • Unleash their inner chef As they learn to trust their instincts, kids develop the ability to see recipes as inspiration, opening a world of culinary creativity.

  • Find joy and focus in the kitchen We help students cultivate curiosity, confidence, calm, and a sense of accomplishment as they cook.

  • Connect through food They'll collaborate with peers, share their creations, and discover the joy of community that comes from a shared love of food.

  • Find their happy place in the kitchen A calming sanctuary where confidence and creativity flourish.

Bonus Skills

We're not just building chefs; we're nurturing the next generation of creative, confident, and curious foodies! Your child will:

  • Discover a world of flavors: They'll expand their palate, sparking a lifelong love of trying new and exciting foods.

  • Become a fearless kitchen explorer: No recipe will intimidate them! We empowerthem to learn essential skills and gain the confidence to experiment with a sense of joy and adventure.

  • Unleash their culinary imagination: Our camps are where recipes become a springboard for delicious inventions and personalized creations.

  • Experience the power of mindful cooking: Kids learn focus, calm, and a deeper appreciation for the joy of creating meals.

  • Build lasting friendships: Shared meals, laughter, and a passion for food create the perfect recipe for strong bonds.

With 28 years of experience, I know how to make cooking an adventure! Kids develop essential math, reading, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills – all while building lasting memories.

In a world that often demands perfection, kids need spaces to experiment, make mistakes, and learn from them. Fear of failure can hold them back – stifling their creativity and problem-solving abilities. Cooking class is a perfect recipe for building resilience! When things don't go as planned in the kitchen, kids discover that mistakes are simply part of the learning process. They'll troubleshoot, adapt, and find creative solutions. This empowers them to face challenges with confidence, knowing they can succeed even when things don't go as expected – a skill that benefits them in the classroom and far beyond.

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