Tuesday, June 21

SU Ag Center to host Youth Summer Cooking Camp in Madison Parish

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

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 9-17 who reside in Madison Parish.
The camp will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., June 27 – July 1, in the Family and Consumer Lab of Madison High School, 1234 N. Madison St. in Tallulah, LA.

Registration is $20 and must be accompanied with a completed registration form and mailed to: C.H.E.F. Camp, LSU/Southern University Ag Center Extension Office, 114 North Cedar Street, Tallulah, LA 71282. Payment must be made in the form of a money order payable to the Madison Parish 4-H Foundation.

Participants may also register in person at the LSU/Southern University Ag Center Extension Office. Space is limited.

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 Sarah Sims at, 318-574-2465 via e-mail at sarah_sims@suagcenter.com, ssims@agcenter.lsu.edu or Brittney Seay at, bseay@agcenter.lsu.edu.


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