Now Accepting Enrollment for Summer Camps at Minnetrista

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By Katy Maggart—

MUNCIE, IN— The warmer weather is a reminder that the school year is almost over and summer is on its way. Now is the perfect time for caregivers to consider fun activities that keep their kiddos engaged and entertained. Minnetrista is now accepting enrollment for Summer Camps, four unique day camps for kids ages 9 -14, created to inspire learning and cultivate creativity.

Junior Chefs Cooking Camp—June 5–9; 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 

Campers will learn how to create kid-friendly recipes, experiment with authentic kitchen appliances, and expand their culinary palates in this exciting summer camp. The fun will include a cook-off where teams can show off their new skills and have their dishes critiqued by a professional chef from Minnetrista’ s catering team.

For young chefs 9–11 years old. Lunch will be provided. Registration deadline is June 1.

Culinary Skills Cooking Camp—June 12–16; 9 a.m.–1 p.m. 

Grab your aprons budding chefs, the kitchen awaits in an upper-level summer camp where campers will dish out fun, new recipes, learn how to master appliances, and discover better techniques to expand their culinary palates.

For young chefs 12-14 years oldLunch will be provided. Registration deadline is June 8.

Glass Artists Camp— June 26–30; 9 a.m.–1 p.m. M,T,Th,F & W 9 a.m.–Noon 

It’s a blast with glass! Each day is packed with exciting projects, including using fundamental tools to design glass art. From grinding to kilns, campers will try it all!

For young artists 12–14 years old. Campers will need to bring their lunch every day. Registration deadline is June 22.

Junior Chefs and Culinary Skills Camps cost $235 each, while the Glass Artists camp is $250. Member discounts apply for all programs. Register now to reserve your child’s spot.

Summer Camps at Minnetrista allow kids to express creativity while learning new skills. And these camps have a place for kids of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced! Minnetrista educators engage campers in hands-on, creative learning activities, giving caregivers peace of mind at work or home this summer.

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