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April Update: Friends Academy Summer Programs are still planning to run as scheduled at this time. If we have to cancel any programs to comply with state/CDC guidelines as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will offer all families a full refund.


Grades 4-8 | Mornings 9-12 July 6-10

Jump into cooking with five days of delicious fun! Each day we will prepare a complete meal, including a One Pot dish, a Farm Fresh meal, and a Breakfast Bonanza (including a baked item!). We will finish the week off with a Fun and Fancy meal that is sure to impress your family and friends!

Cost: $160/week


Grades 5-9 | Afternoons 12:30-3:30 July 6-10, Mornings 9-12 August 3-7

Ms. Foote-Crawford takes the baking camp up a notch in this cake making camp. Over the course of the week, you’ll make two different themed layer cakes. Want to bake a cake that looks like your house? How about your favorite hat? The possibilities are almost endless — let your imagination soar. You’ll bake, carve, and decorate these delicious masterpieces, and learn some advanced skills along the way.

Cost: $160/week


Grades 4-8 | Mornings 9-12 July 13-17

Chef Appleyard will be your guide as you cook your way around the world. We’ll make stops in Italy, Mexico, South America, Australia and New Zealand, and Asia. You won’t need your passport, but you will need to tune up your taste buds before this trip. You’ll learn to cook tasty dishes from the world over, and hone your cooking skills along the way.

Cost: $160/week


Grades 4–8 | Mornings 9–12 July 20-24

Back by popular demand! You’ve seen them on TV, those cupcake shows where chefs bake amazing looking themed cupcakes that are then judged by other chefs. How would you like to try that out for yourselves, without the pressure of cranky judges? Join cupcake decorator extraordinaire, Ms. Foote-Crawford, as she helps you create delicious and amazing, tasty and beautiful cupcakes. Birds, animals, monsters, insects and more; the limit to what you can create lies only in your imagination. The focus in this camp is on the decorating, primarily pre-packaged cake mixes will be used, though campers will make some cupcakes from scratch.

Cost: $160/week


Grades 2-4 | Afternoons 1-3 July 20-24

Learn to make all sorts of sweet treats — desserts, snacks, and much more. With Ms. Foote-Crawford you’ll take over the Friends Academy kitchen and put your culinary skills, and your taste buds, to the test. You’ll make different types of treats each day.

Cost: $140/week


Grades 5-9 | Afternoons 12:30-3:30 July 27-31

In five days, twelve campers will prep, cook, serve, and maintain the kitchen at Friends Academy. A dinner for 50 friends, family, and faculty will be served outside on Friday evening* where each student will have their own table to serve and cook for. Campers will learn safe and effective use of kitchen knives and utensils, tasty spice combos, and the ins and outs of cooking with fire. *Time TBD

Cost: $200/week