Camp Overview


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Programming for Know Your Roots is all in the name.  It’s a week of exploring where food comes from, where it goes, how it gets there – and how we fit into that system. Every day, campers will have opportunities to explore our Learning Garden, cook their own lunch, serve their friends, and try something new! See pages 5 and 6 of the Information Guide for a better idea of our program offerings.  The KYR program will empower children in their relationship with food by encouraging curiosity, adventure, compassion, and skills development. KYR is a safe and fun space where skilled staff/volunteers facilitate unique learning opportunities, all based in principles of experiential learning and systems thinking.


Registration covers one week of programming. We do not offer day-by-day registration. For details on our absence/late policy, please see page 8 of the Information Package.

AGES 9-13

  • July 13-17
  • July 20-24
  • August 10-14

*** Over the age of 13 and still interested in joining Know Your Roots? Contact the Growing Chefs! Team to set up an apprenticeship and become a junior leader!


  • $300 per camper, per week

Cost includes all programming fees (field trips, materials, etc.), a camp t-shirt, as well as daily lunch and snacks. Growing Chefs! Ontario is committed to providing low cost food education experiences for children. If cost is a barrier to registration, please contact our team to explore subsidy options.


Camp will run from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Campers may be dropped off as early as 8:45am and picked up no later than 4:00pm.


To ensure every camper has maximum opportunity to interact with our Chef team and program staff, the capacity of Know Your Roots will be 16 children per week.  

*** Please note that our facility is not accessible. Washrooms are on the second floor and doors are not automated ***

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