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Backyard Summer Camp: Day 4

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, July 19th, 2010 at 7:04 am in Backyard Summer Camp, Cuisine.

Cooking class ILLUS Who needs a pricey summer camp, when you’ve got such creative families in your own neighborhood? That’s Peggy Spear’s idea, anyway, and she’s assembled the coolest collection of backyard summer camp ideas ever. We’ve already shared her tips on how to host a DIY Backyard Summer Camp, and some great ideas for Days 1, 2 and 3 – Backyard Olympics, Day Tripping and a Splash Fest.

But, says Peggy, “After all the activity of the last three days, campers may be getting a bit weary. Turn on the air conditioning, if needed, and invite the campers into the kitchen.”

Day 4: Cooking Class
The focus, Peggy says, should be on having fun and getting excited about cooking, but if you can sneak in some healthy eating tips and math/measuring practice, all the better. So here are Peggy’s tips and a few more…

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