Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

July 23, 2013

Kids in the Kitchen Day Camps in Palo Pinto

Mineral Wells Index

— From staff reports

PALO PINTO  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Palo Pinto County will be hosting two camps –  “Kitchen Boot Camp” and “Kitchen Science,” with a focus on food and fun.

Both events are open to youth in third through eighth grades and will take place at the county Agrilife Extension office, located at 221 S. 5th Ave. – a block south of the courthouse – in Palo Pinto.  

• Kitchen Boot Camp, a two-day day camp, will be held 1-4 p.m. on July 31 and Aug. 1. Participants will be involved in hands-on cooking experiences that will help kids learn about following recipes, measuring ingredients and safety in the kitchen. Cost is $25 per participant for the two-day day camp. The registration deadline is July 29.

• Kitchen Science, a one-day camp, will take place on Aug. 7, 1–4 p.m. Participants will get hands-on experience in the kitchen, performing kitchen science experiments and making some tasty treats. The fee for Kitchen Science is $15 per participant. Deadline to register is Aug. 2.  

Space is limited for both Kitchen Boot Camp and Kitchen Science. To reserve a spot for a child, call the Palo Pinto County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in at 940-659-1228. Additional information is available at http://palopinto.agrilife.org or by calling the extension office.