Monday, June 20

SU Ag Center to host Youth Summer Cooking Camp in St. James Parish

C.H.E.F. Camp to provide youth with cooking principles and nutrition education

Baton Rouge, LA – The Southern University Ag Center, in collaboration with the LSU AgCenter, will sponsor its “Creating Healthy Enjoyable Foods” (C.H.E.F.) youth cooking camp for youth ages 9-13 on July 5-8.

The camp will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the St. James Housing Authority, 8000 Mill Street, in St. James, La. Participants are required to bring a bag lunch and drink each day.

Registration for the camp is $25 and can be paid in cash or a money order made payable to Lisa Weber.

The deadline to register for the camp is June 30.

The C.H.E.F. cooking camp is designed to teach youth basic cooking principles and nutrition education based on the USDA’s, “MyPlate” food guidance system and Dietary Guidelines.

Each day, participants will work together to create an entire meal while learning healthy eating and physical activity principles, food preparation, kitchen and food safety, common cooking terms, proper food handling, measuring techniques, critical thinking and team building skills, planning and time management.

To register or for additional information, contact Lisa at 225.562.2326.

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