Courses
A Cascade Culinary Institute (CCI) Chef Coat is mandatory for participation in culinary camps. If your child does NOT have one, you must purchase one below. Please use the drop-down to choose coat size.


June 17, 2019 to August 22, 2019
Are you ready to take your game design skills to another level? With Unity, an industry grade design software, aspiring game designers will learn level editing, 3D modeling, intermediate event scripting, and the impact of game play on user experience. For students ages 10-14.


August 19-22, 2019, LIB 0117
Take your aviation knowledge and skills to the next level! This advanced aviation camp will go beyond the basics and take a deeper look into being a pilot. Camp includes two field trips to local airports with additional hands-on experience in helicopter and airplane simulators. Explore the physics and engineering of aviation in a fun and interesting environment. For students ages 10-14.


August 12-15, 2019, BEC 0153
Have you mastered your basic baking techniques? Are you ready to take your pastry skills to the next level? In this advanced baking and pastry camp, you will learn to make desserts like mousse, molten chocolate cake, fruit-filled strudel, biscotti and shortbread biscuits. For students ages 10-14.


August 5-8, 2019, CUL 116
It's time to put your baking to the test in this competition type camp for advanced students. During the week, you will work on perfecting the taste, appearance and creativity of your unique cupcake. Learn to incorporate different styles of frostings and icings (meringue, butter creams, ganache), various flavors and cake recipes. Get creative in your decorating, as you will be judged on taste, design and delivery. For students ages 10-14.


August 12-15, 2019, CUL 116
Gourmet cooking and plating is an advanced skill full of fun and creativity. This camp is for those who have learned the basics of cooking and are ready to move on to the next level! Join us on a food journey to the Mediterranean region of Europe to learn advanced techniques in cooking and plating. For students ages 10-14.


July 15-18, 2019, CUL 117
What is Laminated Dough? Think of laying dough, butter, and dough over and over again. It is a culinary preparation used to create a flaky, airy pastry. Such dough may contain over eighty layers. This technique is advanced and a great way to put your baking and pastry skills to the test. During this camp, you will learn to make croissants and homemade puff pastry which will then be used to make a variety of pastries with different fillings and shapes. For ages 10-14.


July 8-11, 2019, CUL 116
Take the first steps into the world of mobile app design and customize your own game app! Using a specialized app and game development tool, students will explore the world of web-based (HTML5) mobile apps. In addition to learning the basics of mobile app design and game development, students will also see firsthand how the world of app publishing functions. For students ages 10-14.


June 17-20, 2019, LIB 0117
Fascinated by airplanes or dream of becoming a pilot? Students will explore various aircraft and learn how they fly, understand how weather affects flying, and discover careers in aviation.


July 15-18, 2019, BEC 0152
Start your junior baking and pastry career with this beginner camp lead by Chef Chris McCluskey. Learn the basics of making homemade bread, including Cuban bread and soft rolls. Create pate au choux dough to make cream puffs, and then fill them with ice cream. Bake and decorate a variety of cookies. For students ages 10-14.


June 17-20, 2019, CUL 116
June 17-20, 2019, CUL 116
Fans of Fortnite, we need you! Instead of playing the game, design your own. Using a professional 3D game development software, build levels and assets inspired by popular Battle Royale games like Fortnite. This course includes cartoonish action and battle sequences. For students ages 10-14.


June 17-20, 2019, PRI 114
June 24-27, 2019, MDR 120
July 15-18, 2019, LIB 0117
August 12-15, 2019, RDM1 128
Become the head chef of your home kitchen and wow your friends and family with delicious meals. The Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner camp teaches beginner to intermediate cooking techniques through demonstrations and hands-on activities. For students ages 10-14.


July 22-25, 2019, CUL 117
Learn how to layer, ice and glaze a cake evenly and smoothly like a pro while practicing piping skills. Create yummy chocolate pastry cream, melt-in-your-mouth eclairs, cream puffs, truffles and more. Practice important safety and sanitation rules, team work, timing and efficiency in the kitchen. For students ages 10-14.


July 15-18, 2019, CUL 116
July 15-18, 2019, CUL 116
Calling all future coders, programmers and designers! Learn the basics of coding languages like HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS through a series of web projects and design challenges each day and be on your way to becoming the next tech star! For students ages 10-14.


June 24-27, 2019, LIB 0117
Enjoy a sweet week filled with cakes, cookies, chocolate and more. Students will learn the secrets and techniques of the bakeshop and produce restaurant quality desserts ranging from "exotic" pastries to special decorative cakes. For students ages 10-14.


June 24-27, 2019, CUL 116
June 24-27, 2019, CUL 116
The practice of planning and preparing dinner is a great life skill for young people as well as a treat for parents. This camp will focus on the basics of preparing healthy, nutritious meals such as tasty roasted chicken and vegetables, pasta sauce from scratch, fruit desserts, turkey tacos and more. For students ages 10-14.


August 12-15, 2019, CUL 117
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating to situational contacts with people including home, sports, school, and daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 5-7.


Saturday, May 4, 2019, CUL 120
This fun, hands-on, interactive class will introduce children to proper etiquette relating people, home, sports, school, & daily interactions with the public. Students will gain valuable knowledge, and learn to demonstrate good table manners, set a proper table, and practice social/behavioral skills while eating at the table. For ages 8-12.


Saturday, May 4, 2019, CUL 120
If you love cooking and watching cooking competitions on TV, this camp is for you! Here is your chance to show off your skills and out flavor your competition. The first three days, students will learn hands-on knife skills, kitchen safety, cooking techniques and new recipes for snack foods, popular meals and treats. Students will work in teams and compete in three different categories. The camp will end with a final competition that two guests can attend. Mandatory Cascade Culinary Institute chef coat is not included (additional $30). For students ages 10-14.


July 8-11, 2019, CUL 117
Experience cooking and eating the diverse food offerings of Asia! Learn the unique flavor profiles and foods of Japan, Southeast Asia, Korea, and India. Get ready to branch out and travel to a whole new part of our world! For students ages 10-14.


July 29, 2019 to August 1, 2019, CUL 117
This cool camp is a great way to beat the heat of the summer! Discover the art of making ice cream, sorbet and gelato as well as dessert sauces and toppings. Add to the deliciousness by baking shortbreads, cookies and crusts. For students ages 10-14.


July 22-25, 2019, CUL 116
July 22-25, 2019, CUL 116
Global Hot Pockets is an exploration of savory filled pastries and the flavors that make them unique to many parts of the world. From South American Empanadas to Indian Samosas to Italian Calzones, students will gain an international understanding of this popular fare. For students ages 10-14.


August 5-8, 2019, CUL 117
Are you a babysitter between the ages of 10-15? This American Heart Association (AHA) Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course will help prepare you to respond to an illness or injury of a child or infant in your care.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Making a flaky pie crust, the foundation of a great pie, takes practice and guidance from a pro. Learn the secrets of creating a tender crust, as well as a sweet cookie shell for cream pies. Become a pastry artist, as you learn to roll out a pie shell and finish the edges in a decorative style. Learn how to finish your masterpieces with a lattice top or crumble topping. For students ages 10-14.


August 12-15, 2019, CUL 116
Discover the world of computer programming and game design. Learn multiple coding languages as you create fun and creative projects. Great opportunity to explore virtual reality creation and computer science. In this fun-filled 10-week course, students will improve their coding skills through hands-on learning and games. For students ages 10-14.


April 10, 2019 to June 5, 2019, CHLAB 207
What do our police officers do and how do they do it? Have a great time learning about criminal and traffic law, our court system, detection of drunk drivers, crime prevention and crime scene investigation. Try out some interviewing techniques and get a chance to do some physical training like a law enforcement professional. For students ages 10-14.


July 15-18, 2019, MAZ 0220
Combine your two favorite activities: LEGOs and Video Games! Students will create their own LEGO characters and adventures in an interactive 2D Video Game. At the end of the program, every student will have a LEGO Video Game that can be shared with friends and family through a password protected Black Rocket website.


June 24-27, 2019, LIB 0117
Make your LEGOs come to life! Bring in your favorite action figures or LEGOs and create a short film with your friends. Whether you want to recreate a scene from Star Wars or design a world of your own, this class brings your dreams to the screen. For students ages 10-14.


August 12-15, 2019, RDM1 128
August 19-22, 2019, LIB 0117
This 4-day, fun-filled course is designed for those who want to creatively build and program a robot. Using LEGO Mindstorm Robot kits, discover how to make the robot come to life! Program the robot to drive, spin, walk, make sounds, grapple objects - the possibilities are endless! For students ages 10-14.


August 5-8, 2019, LIB 0117
In this Black Rocket classic, you will go well beyond the limitations of the traditional 2D game design classes and create an immersive 3D world. Students will learn the physics behind 3D games, explore beginner event scripting, level design, controlling the flow of gameplay, and storytelling. For ages 10-14.


July 8-11, 2019, LIB 0117
 Use your favorite game to learn the basics of modding and foundations of programming. Learn scripting and logic statements as you create your first mods! Introductory coding will also be taught through a simulated environment inspired by Minecraft. Student projects will be available on a password protected Black Rocket website to share with friends and family. For ages 10-14.


July 8-11, 2019, PRI 114
July 8-11, 2019, LIB 0117
July 15-18, 2019, RDM1 128
August 5-8, 2019, MDR 120
Want to learn the world's fastest growing programming language favored by Google, NASA, YouTube, and the CIA? Learn how to code with Python to create engaging apps and games. Each lesson takes you step-by-step on a programming path that will let you challenge friends with fun content you create from start to finish! For ages 10-14.


July 29, 2019 to August 1, 2019, LIB 0117
Unlock the power of ROBLOX® Studio, the world creation tool used by real-world ROBLOX® developers! Learn how to build 3D models and create an adventure in your ROBLOX® world. Bring characters to life with unique animations you design.   For ages 10-14.


July 15-18, 2019, LIB 0117
Discover how to code in the Lua language while playing and designing worlds in ROBLOX®, an online universe where you can create anything you dream of. This new class combines game design concepts, coding, and fun! Young entrepreneurs will also learn how to navigate ROBLOX's fast-growing marketplace to publish their games. For ages 10-14.


July 22-25, 2019, LIB 0117
COCC has partnered with Safe Sitter® to prepare you to be safe when you are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The camp is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. For students ages 10-14.


June 17-20, 2019, HCC 0190
June 17-20, 2019, HCC 0190
Would you love to be the cake baker for special events with your friends and family? Join Chef Chris McCluskey for a week of cake baking from scratch and creative cake decorating. Learn piping and icing, layering and design skills. The perfect cake is up to your imagination. For students ages 10-14.


July 29, 2019 to August 1, 2019, PRI 127
August 19-22, 2019, CUL 116
Learn how to fly drones (aka Unmanned Aerial Systems) safely! Camp will focus on building flying skills using quad copters. Learn about safety factors, skills for taking photos and videos, emergency flight management, communicating while flying, using observers and understanding aviation weather and language. Vehicle maintenance and battery safety of drones will also be covered. For students ages 10-14.


August 5-8, 2019, GRV 0109
Take your game design to the next level by creating and animating your own character sprites, objects, and backgrounds. Start with a name, develop the characters personality, signature moves, special powers, and a story line. Finish with a fully animated character to be used in future games. Students do not need any prior experience in game design, animation, or sketching. For students ages 10-14.


July 22-25, 2019, LIB 0117
Embark on an EPIC adventure in virtual reality (VR) in this cutting edge class. Learn the foundations of VR design by creating your own virtual worlds, exploring simulated environments, and crafting memorable 3D experiences. At the end of the week, take home your first cardboard VR headset to show friends and family the new worlds you created. VR projects can be viewed on a website or a mobile device. For students ages 10-14.


July 29, 2019 to August 1, 2019, LIB 0117
Explore, taste and enjoy flavor profiles and foods from China, Korea and Vietnam. Learn to make Chinese Dumplings, Korean Kimchi, and Vietnamese Spring Rolls. All recipes can be made vegetarian if you choose. Students will also learn basic knife skills and safety, sanitation, kitchen flow and communication. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, April 28, 2019, CUL 117
Bagels and biscuits are just as fun to make, as they are to eat! Discover the secret to baking a deliciously soft and chewy bagel. Once your bagels are baked, top them with an array of options. This is a great time to get creative and think outside the box. Students will also learn to bake melt-in-your mouth, savory cheese biscuits. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 5, 2019, CUL 116
Using the skills learned in Compelling Portrait Photography - Part 1, students will take a field trip to a local retirement center to take portraits of seniors. Each student will be paired with a senior and will have an opportunity to interview them before taking their portraits. Upon returning to the classroom, students will create a framed collage of their favorite image along with a journal entry of what they learned during the interviews. These projects will be presented as a gift to the participating seniors. Bring a DSLR camera, snack and water bottle. For students ages 11-15.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
What's better than a piece of pie? A whole pie you can hold in your hand! Come and learn to make both savory and sweet turnovers, mini galettes and tartlettes. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 19, 2019, CUL 116
Who doesn't love homemade cookies and ice cream? In this class, students will learn to make several different kinds of cookies and ice cream flavors. Then it's time to get creative with creating custom ice cream sandwiches. Bring an apron, lunch and take-home containers. For students ages 10-14.


This course contains no sessions at this time.
Do you love cheese? Are you interested in learning how to make it from scratch? If so, this class is for you! Spend five fun-filled hours in a professional kitchen at the Cascade Culinary Institute exploring the basics of cheesemaking. For students ages 10-14.


Sunday, May 5, 2019, CUL 117