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Cooking & Crafting Classes

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Mom and kids kneading bread
Join the dining hall staff of Camp Hope as they teach you and your little one how to make fun, seasonal recipes once a month. While the food is cooking/cooling you both will also get to work on a fun seasonal craft as well!

Friday, April 9 @ 11:00 AM: Spring Cookie Decorating
The Camp Hope cooking staff will teach you and your child how to roll your own cookie dough, create your own pastel-colored frosting, and then decorate with fun sprinkles and treats -- followed of course by the best part -- eating them!

Friday, May 7th @ 11:00 AM: Mother's Day Fun 
Learn to make healthy, homemade watermelon sorbet followed by a craft for all the women in our families. 

Friday, June 4th @ 11:00 AM: Father's Day Fun 
Learn to make mini-pancake muffin bites to enjoy with any father-figures in your lives.

Friday, July 2nd @ 11:00 AM: Red, White, and Yum! 
Come learn how to make frozen yogurt bark with red strawberries, blueberries, and shaved white coconut!

Friday, August 6th @ 11:00 AM: A Delicious Day at the Beach 
We'll be making beach cups with blue vanilla pudding, crushed nilla wafers, and fun surprises under the "sea." 

Friday, September 10th @ 1:00 PM: JUMP Back Into School
You'll be making cups of mud that look good enough to JUMP in. Chocolate pudding, crushed cookies, and gummy worms are on the menu!

Friday, October 15th @ 1:00 PM: Let's Go To The Candy Bar
Learn how to take your excess Halloween candy and bake it into delicious, healthy oatmeal bars. 

Friday, November 5th @ 1:00 PM: A Taste of Italy
Come celebrate National Calzone Day while you learn to make homemade calzones!

Friday, December 3rd @ 1:00 PM: Winter FUN-derland
Our dining staff will teach you and your little one how to make hot chocolate reindeer bags.