Cooking Camps For Kids in Toronto & The GTA


We love it when the kids help us in the kitchen—although it usually results in a much bigger mess, we hold onto the thought that one day soon they will be making us dinner! That’s one of the reasons why we love cooking camps for kids. Your little MasterChef Junior can get their hands dirty in someone else’s kitchen!

If you’re looking for a cooking camp in Toronto or the GTA that will help your little baker or chef, we’ve rounded up camps that offer a variety of programs throughout the year—from summer camps and PA Day camps to March and winter break camps. Be sure to check in with each camp to see what programs are available.

Chocolate Tales

There’s nothing kids love more than chocolate! And at Chocolate Tales camps, kids get the opportunity to learn how to make their own chocolates—from chocolate finger painting and truffle making to chocolate lava cake baking and making chocolate shavings, campers get to learn a variety of chocolatiering skills.

Locations: Hamilton studio, the GTA, and across Canada (virtually)
Camp sessions: summer, winter break, March break, PA days
Platform: virtual

Rooks to Cooks

Whether your kids attend Rooks to Cooks camps virtually or in-person, they are in for a hands-on experience that lets them delve into the culinary world. Campers learn culinary skills & theory from passionate and experienced Chef instructors. And days are structured like a culinary school—kids get to see a full cooking demonstration by their Chef instructors before they start cooking. It’s a great way to get kids excited about cooking and trying new foods.

Locations: 15+ Toronto and GTA locations, and across Canada virtually
Camp sessions: summer, March break, winter break
Platform: virtual and in-person

Dickie’s Cooking School

Small, hands-on cooking camps aim to help your kids foster a love of cooking—and a love of the food they cook! Camps can accommodate, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free and lactose-free options.

Locations: Across the GTA, and across Canada virtually
Camp sessions: summer, winter break, March break, PA days
Platform: virtual and in-person

Home Chef School

Under the supervision of professional chef instructors, campers learn to make a variety of dishes while they explore, make new friends and most importantly experience new foods and flavours at Home Chef School camps.

Locations: Mississauga
Camp sessions: summer, March break
Platform: in-person

The Chef Upstairs

Whether in-person or virtually, The Chef Upstairs summer camps feature hands-on activities to help kids become comfortable in the kitchen and try new foods, all while encouraging their creativity. Little chefs learn to make recipes from scratch, as well as learn all about kitchen safety.

Locations: Vaughan, Midtown Toronto
Camp sessions: summer
Platform: virtual and in-person

Le Dolci

If your little one has a sweet tooth, Le Dolci summer camp is the perfect place for them! From cookie baking and decorating to cupcake design, there are a variety of camp themes for mini culinarians to broaden their skills.

Locations: Toronto
Camp sessions: summer
Platform: in-person

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