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.
It's time to put your baking to the test in this competition type camp for advanced students. During the week, students will work on perfecting the taste, appearance and creativity of their "CUPCAKE." Learn to incorporate different style of frostings and icings (meringue, butter creams, ganache), various flavors and cake recipes. Get creative in your decorating, as you students will be judged on taste, design and delivery. For students ages 10-14.
Do you love Iron Chef or Chopped? Are you ready to put your culinary expertise to the test? This camp is for the more experienced culinary students who want to reveal their skills and creative flair. Activities focus on culinary creativity and sensational presentations. Each day, students will be given a set of recipes and several mystery ingredients that will be incorporated into the day's production. All items will feature fresh ingredients and will be produced from scratch. For students ages 10-14.
The hottest new apps are .io apps! If you like to play Agar.io or Slither.io, you will love this class. Become the creator of the next viral web app and share with family and friends! In this class, you will explore the most popular .io apps, design your own multiplayer experience, and learn how to code your own. For students ages 10-14.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

If you're 15-18 years old, you can train to volunteer for KPOV High Desert Completing this class will qualify you to host the Youth Radio Hour on KPOV.
Learn how to layer, ice and glaze a cake evenly and smoothly (like a pro) while practicing piping skills. Practice making yummy chocolate pastry cream, melt-in-your-mouth eclairs and cream puffs, truffles and more. Learn and practice important kitchen safety and sanitation rules, team work, timing and efficiency in the kitchen. For students ages 10-14.
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.
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.
Love cooking your own snacks and favorite foods? Do you like watching cooking competitions on TV? 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, favorite 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. For students ages 10-14.
Bring your child (or grandchild, niece, friend) to bake and decorate delicious spooky themed cupcakes and cookies! Learn a variety of recipes that you can make in your favorite Halloween shapes including ghosts, bats, pumpkins and more. Bring an apron, a lunch and take-home containers. Price includes one registered adult and one child (ages 7-14).
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.
Bring your favorite Minecraft characters to life in an animated short film! Learn how studios like Pixar and Disney make movies like Inside Out and Frozen using techniques like keyframing, tweening, texturing, and animating rigged 3D models! For students ages 10-14.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Bonjour, mon ami and welcome to Petite Fours and Candies. Step out of Central Oregon and into a world of French candy making. Join Chef McCluskey and learn to make Palmiers and Papillions, hand-rolled truffles, various flavored jelly candies, and Praline Fudge. Oi, what fun it will be to learn the skills of a true French candy maker! For students ages 10-14.

This course contains no sessions at this time.

Youtube, Google, Instagram and Spotify - what do they have in common? They were created with Python. Learn how to code with Python and create your first multi-player adventure game. For students ages 10-14.
Calling all future computer programmers! In this fun-filled, hands-on six-week course, students will explore a new programming concentration each week. Topcis will include: coding 101, animation, virtual reality, game design, robotics and app design. Dip your toes in the the world of computer programing and see what you like best. For students ages 10-14.
There is nothing quite like a fall pie! Learn how to make a variety of pie doughs and various fillings to assemble delicious savory and sweet recipes. For students ages 10-14.
Join Chef Shannon Hodgen and explore some of the holiday's most exciting side dishes. Impress your family on Thanksgiving and throughout the holiday season with your culinary skills and delicious creations from the autumn harvest! For students ages 11-15.
Take a baking and pastry trip around the world this holiday season and learn how different cultures celebrate the season through baking. In this class, students will prepare seasonal treats from Mexico to India by way of Spain, France, England and Greece. For students ages 10-14.
Learn about female fashion through time. Fashion reflects many things, including trendy movie stars' clothing, current technology, society's views on women and even women's fight for equality. For students ages 12-15.