Cooking

Instructional classes, camps and workshops. For additional resources, see our current issue.

Lil’ Chef School

Weekly classes with a different menu each week. Lil’ Chefs (5+) meet for 90 minutes of hands-on cooking full of learning and fun. Junior Chefs (9+, or with instructor approval) have mastered the basics of cooking, kitchen etiquette and safety.

Long Beach Parks Recreation and Marine

Lil’ Sprouts Pre-School Cooking Class (2-5 yrs.), Eight-Hour Core Cooking Class (healthy snacks and meals) (6-13), Baking Kids (6-13)

Store-Based Classes and Workshops

See a list of retail stores that offer themed cooking classes and workshops for kids throughout the year. Camps are often available. Class schedules are available on their websites.

YMCAs, Recreation Departments, Colleges and Boys and Girls Clubs

Cooking and nutrition classes may be offered by city recreation departments, Boys and Girls Clubs, YMCAs and some community colleges.