Growing Chefs! Ontario: Summer Camps

Summer Camps

Registration for 2023 Summer Camps are now OPEN!

Posted on: Feb 15, 2023

Know Your Roots Camp

Programming for the Know Your Roots Camp is all in the name. It’s a week of exploring where our food comes from, the journey it takes from field to fork – as well as the role we play as individuals in our food system. Each week, campers will have opportunities to explore our gardens and greenhouse, cook alongside the Growing Chefs! team of professional Chefs, engage in food focused activities and, of course, try some new, delicious foods!

Ages:912 (Must be turning 9 years old within the calendar year)

Location: Know Your Roots will be hosted at our new location, The Grove at The Western Fair District, located at 900 King St.


Monday, July 10th to Friday, July 14thSOLDOUT
Monday, July 17th to Friday, July 21stSOLDOUT
Monday, July 24th to Friday, July 28thSOLDOUT
Monday, July 31st to Friday, August 4thSOLDOUT

If you would like to be added to the waitlist for the sold out weeks of camp, please email our Education Projects Manager, Christy Cook at christy@​growingchefsontario.​ca

Time:9:00am‑3:30pm (drop off is 8:45am‑9:00am, pickup is 3:30 – 3:45pm)

$325 Growing Chefs! Ontario is committed to providing low-cost food education experiences for children and youth. Lunch and two snacks are included. If cost is a barrier to registration, please contact christy@​growingchefsontario.​ca to explore subsidy options.

Masking and Vaccination: Growing Chefs! continues to work closely with Public Health as we continue to transition away from COVID-19 related health and safety protocols for our programming and events. We strongly recommend vaccinations and masking as tools to minimize the spread of COVID-19, but will not be continuing to require masks be worn in our facilities. 

Food Allergies: If food allergies are a concern, rest assured that our team is highly experienced in managing dietary restrictions. Do not let a dietary concern prevent your child from participating in our programming. Get in contact with christy@​growingchefsontario.​ca and we’ll do our best to make appropriate accommodations.

Cancellations: Once full payment is received and registration is confirmed, any cancellation must be directly communicated to us as early as possible. Cancellations made during camp or within one week before the start of camp are ineligible for refund.

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