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2018 Summer Program: August 6th - August 31st 

Sweet, Sweet Summer: August 6 - 10

Ages 5 - 10

This beginner's course will be full of fun with a heavy emphasis on food preservation techniques, and culinary basics for mini chefs. 

Participants will enjoy additional education in science, nutrition, gardening, fitness, and arts and crafts. 

Into the Oven: August 13 - 17

Ages 8 - 13

Things are starting to heat up. Join us as we explore artisanal breads, the science of gluten-free baking, travel back in time using wild grains and rolling oats, and take a field trip to a real local bakery. 

Participants will enjoy additional education in science, nutrition, gardening, fitness, and arts and crafts. 

From Farm to Fork: August 20 - 24

Ages 10 - 16

"Farm-to-table", while popular, just means eating with the seasons. In this series, the garden will be our best friend. 

 

Help us to harvest our beautiful tomatoes and August fresh foods and even pot your own fall herbs and vegetables!

Participants will enjoy additional education in science, nutrition, gardening, fitness, and arts and crafts. 

The Real Deal: August 27 - August 31

Ages 13 - 18

Advanced cooking techniques are covered in this intense week of GSCK programming. Each Chef will create their own restaurant concept and compete every day in a week-long tournament. 

Participants will enjoy additional education in science, nutrition, gardening, fitness, and arts and crafts. 

Classes run from 9AM - 1PM every weekday. A snack will be provided and any dishes made will be packaged to share at home.

The Garden State Community Kitchen is a non-profit organization and we will never turn away participants for financial reasons.  Please contact us if you need financial assistance for your family to participate in our program.

2018 Program Volunteer Opportunities
For youths seeking volunteer hours, we can assist with:
  • Girl Scout Awards (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Service Badges)
  • Boy Scout Awards (Eagle, Service Badges)
  • National Honors Society Hours
  • Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Confirmation, & other religiously affiliated volunteer requirements
  • College Credit for Internships
  • More -- just let us know what you need!
For adults seeking volunteer opportunities, we offer positions in:
  • Culinary internships, kitchen aides
  • Community Garden Construction
  • Garden planting workshop opportunities (run your own class!)
  • Classroom aides, Counselors
  • Fitness class opportunities (must be a Certified Personal Trainer, Yoga Trainer, or Physical Education Masters)
Family members of participants are VERY encouraged to attend program classes and volunteer wherever needed.  
 
 
Workshops & Cooking Demonstrations

If you are a school administrator, work for a parent supportive organization, or are affiliated with an organization like Programs for Parents or Big Brother Big Sister, and would like to welcome Chef Allie as a presenter on Healthy Cooking Demonstrations, please visit our contact page and send us an email so we can schedule a wonderful workshop!