Camp Cook the Books (Ages 6 yrs. old - 12 yrs. old)

Summer Camp (Ages 6yrs-12 yrs) Cook the Books

Camp Description
Date and Time: Monday June 24 - Friday June 28, 1:00-5:00
Location: Pensacola Cooks Classroom 4051 Barrancas Ave, Unit C, Greer's Shopping Center
Cost: $285 per camper

Menu of Activities:
Favorite books come to life in our Cooking Classroom as Camp Cook the Books whets the appetite of our Jr. Chefs. Always looking for the fun in food while learning and practicing cooking skills, our PCKids Teaching Team cooks up recipes with campers inspired by children's literature.
Campers receive their very own PCKids Jr. Chef cooking library card on the first day of camp and can check-out his/her favorite books daily to spark their creative culinary imagination.
Each day we strive to prepare 4 dishes, including recipes from this year's book themes:

  • Breads like Challah and Pupusas
  • Frozen Desserts like Custards and Baked Alaska
  • Cultural food like Paczki from Poland and Pancit from the Philippines
  • Food Truck Specialties: Pretzels, Ice Cream, BBQ, to name a few
  • Timeless Retro Recipes like Silhouette Sandwiches, Swedish Meatballs, and Daisy Salads

General Information

Advance registration is required. No walk-ins permitted.

  1. Gluten products, dairy products, tree nuts, seeds, red meat, pork, chicken, seafood, fruits, and vegetable may be used in the recipes we are cooking and/or baking in class.
  2. Please email PRIOR TO REGISTRATION with any special dietary or medical needs your child has at this time. Our camp director will follow-up with you regarding registration.
  3. Campers integrate language arts, social studies, and STEM skills in camp culinary experiences.
  4. Campers practice a variety of “hands-on” cooking and/or baking skills and techniques with child-friendly recipes.
  5. Campers learn the value of food health and safety requirements.
  6. Campers learn and practice proper etiquette and manners in a group when cooking, baking, and eating the food they prepare.

What is Included

  •  5 days of camp, Monday-Friday, 4 hours each day for 20 hours of hands-on instruction by trained culinary instructors and assistants in a small class environment.
  • Baking and cooking skills, kitchen safety, and flavor profiles are incorporated throughout camp
  • Wholesome food prepared in class with water provided (food prepared in class is served but is not a meal; campers need to eat their lunch prior to class)
  • Daily use of class aprons, cooking utensils, kitchen gadgets and all supplies
  • Camp recipe booklet, certificate of participation, and a chef hat are presented at the “PCKids Jr. Chef  graduation” on the last day of camp.


  • Adults must sign-in and sign-out their child each day of camp, no drop-offs at door.
  • Wear closed toe shoes (no sandals) for safety purposes
  • Pull back long hair in a pony tail for hygiene purposes
  • No jewelry, please
  • No use of personal cell phones during camp


Call the Pensacola Cooks office at 850.456.0743
Tuesday-Friday, 10 am -5 pm


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