Culinary Arts

At Hidden Valley, young chefs whip up culinary creations in our fully equipped commercial kitchen. Our hands-on, sophisticated classes are designed for young foodies, curious cooks, and kitchen newcomers.

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Young chefs learn about food safety, experimenting with flavors and ingredients. Each year is different and new.

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What Parents Say

"She is kind of a quiet, reader who doesn't care for sports so she was worried she wouldn't find anything to do. However, when we visited her, she beamed about her cooking class, her one-on-one attention while learning harmonica, and the animals."
- HVC Parent

"He matured. He found out that he could do something completely different, outside his previous comfort range. It was safe and it was good."
- HVC Parent

Program Options

This ‘menu’ features examples from previous years. Each summer brings new inspirations to the HVC Camper Kitchen.

  • Iron Chef
  • Chocolate Creations
  • Vegan Recipes
  • Greek Cooking
  • Pastry Arts
  • Southern Cooking
  • Korean Style Cooking
  • Traditional New Zealand Cooking

"If we had to send a curious 10-year old gourmand to camp, this would be the one.... The food is among the best in camping."
- Boston Magazine

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