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Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland and Bergen

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland and Bergen


   
A roundup of cooking classes for kids with special needs in Rockland and Bergen counties
    

If your child has expressed an interest in learning to cook, check out these programs in Rockland and Bergen counties that offer cooking programs for children and teens with special needs.
    

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Rockland County

  LilChefs.com Special Events 

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, New Jersey
516-338-0552
lilchefs.com
paula@lilchefs.com

Chef Paula offers hands-on workshops and birthday parties at your location for ages 3-14 that include chef hats and aprons, as well as a personalized recipe booklet specific to the event, for each young chef. All parties and workshops are conducted in an inclusive environment, and Chef Paula can customize an event specifically for children with special needs, geared toward different abilities. Recipes can also be created for various dietary needs, and every event includes multi-sensory components relating to sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound.
  

 Rockland BOCES 

65 Parrott Road, West Nyack
845-627-4770
rocklandboces.org

In the summer Teen Tech Camp, campers ages 11-16 will learn the basics of cooking and baking—including desserts, cake decorating, and international cuisine—in a state-of-the-art kitchen. The camp is open to teens of all abilities, however campers must be able to safely function in a kitchen with up to 15 campers and one instructor.

 

Cooking Classes for Kids with Special Needs in Bergen County, NJ

Friendship Circle 

Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School, 1650 Palisade Ave., Teaneck, NJ
201-262-7172
bcfriendship.com

The Teen Cooking Club is a monthly, school-year program that gives teens the opportunity to socialize with peers, with and without special needs, and grow their culinary skills. Chef Nina will lead participants through a range of cooking and baking activities.
 

HealthBarn USA 

1057 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood, NJ
201-444-2955
healthbarnusa.com

HealthBarn USA offers 10-week programs for children ages 3 and older, which children with special needs are welcome to join (depending on ability). These programs introduce kids to and help build skills in cooking, gardening, and nutrition. The facility also hosts community and school field trips for children with special needs, which parents can arrange for a group.

  LilChefs.com Special Events 

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, New Jersey
516-338-0552
lilchefs.com
paula@lilchefs.com

Chef Paula offers hands-on workshops and birthday parties at your location for ages 3-14 that include chef hats and aprons, as well as a personalized recipe booklet specific to the event, for each young chef. All parties and workshops are conducted in an inclusive environment, and Chef Paula can customize an event specifically for children with special needs, geared toward different abilities. Recipes can also be created for various dietary needs, and every event includes multi-sensory components relating to sight, smell, touch, taste, and sound.

 

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Author: Katelin Walling is the editorial director for NYMetroParents. She has been writing about parenting, health, finance, education, fun things to do in NYC and the surrounding area, and more for nearly 10 years. She also has nearly 20 years of child care experience and was a babysitter in NYC for 8 years. Katelin graduated from the University of Maine in 2011 and attended the NYU Summer Publishing Institute during the summer of 2011. When she’s not learning about the latest parenting trend or kid-friendly NYC attraction to write about, she can often be found reading, knitting (or general crafting), or whipping up a vegan treat—all with a cup of coffee nearby. See More

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