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Food Explorers Summer Camps!
Become a Food Explorer this summer and learn all about nutritious and delicious food! You’ll explore the five food groups through taste tests and games, and make delicious recipes. In this tasty camp, you’ll also learn about the importance of eating locally, foods from different cultures, food marketing and added sugars. Be prepared to taste new foods, learn new skills and new recipes. All recipes will be nut free, snack and supper will be included daily. This program is held at the Simsbury Farms Apple Barn.

Chocolate Baking: 2nd-4th Grade, 6/19-6/23
Join Food Explorers and dive into a week of chocolate! Kids will whip up delicious baked chocolate desserts like: Whoopie Pies, Chocolate Donuts, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Tarts and Chocolate Twists. All recipes are nut free.

Chocolate Baking: 5th-8th Grade, 6/19-6/23 
Join Food Explorers and advance your Food Explorers skills in the kitchen with a week of Chocolate. Kids will work on kitchen skills like making homemade pastry and cake decorating. Recipes will include: Chocolate Coffee Knots, Chocolate Banana Rolls, Rainbow Donuts, Mini Layered Cakes and Chocolate Galettes. All recipes are nut free.

Tapas and Tacos: 2nd-4th Grade, 7/31-8/4 
Join Food Explorers for a delicious week of Tapas and Tacos! Each day kids will create a tasty tapas recipe for a snack, followed by a new taco recipe each day for lunch. Kids will be making recipes such as: Zucchini Fritters, Bruschetta, Banana Split Bites, Greek Tacos and Mushroom Tacos. All recipes are nut free.

Chopped: Great American Cookout: 7/31-8/4
Join Food Explorers to explore your creativity with our “Chopped: American Cookout” cooking camp. Each day, two teams will be tasked with creating a recipe together, selecting from a pantry of ingredients by working as a group. Kids will be making dishes such as: Carrot Cake Cups, Stuffed Pie Bites, Mac & Cheese, Grilled Cheese and Banana Split Cups. All recipes are nut free.

Italian Baking: 5th-8th Grade, 8/21-8/25
Join Food Explorers for a week of Italian Baking! Explore the world of Italian foods by making recipes like homemade Pasta, Calzones, Lemon Cookies, Chocolate Twists, Fruit Tarts and more. All recipes are nut free.

Chopped: Around the World: 8/21-8/25
Join Food Explorers to explore your creativity with our “Chopped: Around the World” cooking camp. Each day, two teams will be tasked with creating a recipe together, selecting from a pantry of ingredients by working as a group. Kids will be making dishes such as: Gnocchi, Lo Mein, Trifle Cups, Breakfast Tacos and Cannoli Cones. All recipes are nut free.


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Behavior Policy
Rules, Behavior, and Discipline Policy
Participants will be responsible for following ALL program rules as listed below:
*Participants must be respectful to other participants, staff, and facilities and equipment at all times.
*Participants must remain in designated program areas at all times unless escorted by an instructor.
*Participants must stay with their instructor at all times.
*Participants must use appropriate language with other participants and staff at all times.
*Participants are only permitted to leave the program when they are signed out by a parent/guardian or other
authorized person.

All children are expected to behave in a proper and respectful manner. We will not tolerate any physical violence, name calling, foul language, destruction of property, or any other behavior deemed inappropriate by the staff. In accordance with the severity and frequency of the behavior, a behavior tracking form may be completed and kept on file. Parents will be notified and receive a copy of any such form. If warranted, the Recreation Department reserves the right to dismiss or suspend any child from the program. No refunds will be given.

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Chocolate Baking, 2nd-4th Grade 
N/A 2 - 4 MTuWThF  06/19/2023 - 06/23/2023
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Apple Barn, 60 Old Farms Rd.
$200.00 R, $200.00 NR
 
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Chocolate Baking, 5th-8th Grade 
N/A 5 - 8 MTuWThF  06/19/2023 - 06/23/2023
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Apple Barn, 60 Old Farms Rd.
$200.00 R, $200.00 NR
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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