Best Cooking Camps
These Cooking Camps were voted the Bay Area’s 2019 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.
Gold: Cucina Bambini. Kids learn cooking and baking and have fun doing it at these week-long camps for preschoolers, grade-schoolers, tweens and teens. 1041 Lincoln Ave., San Jose, 408-564-7773. 22 S. Santa Cruz Ave., Los Gatos, 408-560-9995. cucinabambini.com.
Silver: Steve & Kate’s Camp. Multiple locations. 408-340-7858. steveandkatescamp.com.
Bronze: Hidden Villa. 26870 Moody Road, Los Altos Hills. 650-949-8650. hiddenvilla.org.
SF and Marin
Gold: Slide Ranch. Campers make fresh farm food with ingredients they collect themselves. Shoreline Highway, Muir Beach. 415-381-6155. slideranch.org.
Silver: A Little Yumminess. Bethany United Methodist Church, 1270 Sanchez St., San Francisco. firstname.lastname@example.org. alittleyum.com.
Bronze: The Culinary Dude's Cooking Camps. Locations in San Francisco and Tiburon. 415-242-4192. theculinarydude.com.
Gold: The Growing Room. It features a variety of themed summer camps including cooking. Multiple locations. 925-837-4392. thegrowingroom.org.
Silver: Cooking Round the World. Multiple locations. 510-593-5285. cookingroundtheworld.com/camps.html.
Bronze: Galileo Summer Quest. Multiple locations. 510-595-7293. galileo-camps.com/galileo-summer-quest.
Gold: Camp Keff. This camp through the Peninsula Jewish Community Center offers a variety of activities including cooking classes. 800 Foster City Blvd., Foster City. Preschool Camps: 650-378-2670, other camps: 650-378-2704. campkeff.org.
Silver: Junior Chef Stars. 1027 Terra Nova Blvd., Pacifica (camps may be held at other locations). 650-898-8742. juniorchefstars.com.