JWU Summer Programs

Registration for Summer Camps 2023 at the Charlotte, NC campus will begin on Monday, February 20, 2023

Ready Set Cook – Culinary and Baking & Pastry Camps (Charlotte, NC)

Ignite your child’s passion with the camp of a lifetime. For children, ages 10-15, JWU offers a four day professional summer camp designed to teach your budding chef the fundamentals of cooking and baking, proper techniques, kitchen safety and sanitation, and an exploration of popular food items and cuisines. Under the direction of our JWU Chef Instructors, these camps offer skill development, critical thinking, hands-on learning, demonstrations, daily snacks, lunch… and most of all FUN!

Class size: 12 students per class, grouped according to age.

Time:   9:00am 2:00pm; Drop off begins at 8:30am

Cost: $595 per week. Tuition includes application fee, apron, hat, recipe book, equipment, snacks and lunch each day.

Each week, we offer two individual class tracks; Culinary (savory foods) or Baking & pastry (desserts, breads, sweet pastry). If you register for two weeks, it is recommended to choose one week of Culinary and one week of Baking & Pastry, as class menus may repeat. 

Session 1: Monday, June 12 - Thursday, June 15, 2023

Culinary Camp – Ages 10-12                          Baking & Pastry – Ages 10-12

Culinary Camp – Ages 13-15                          Baking & Pastry – Ages 13-15

Session 2: Tuesday, June 20 - Friday, June 23, 2023    

Culinary Camp – Ages 10-12                           Baking & Pastry – Ages 10-12  

Culinary Camp – Ages 13-15                           Baking & Pastry – Ages 13-15



Collegiate Camp – For the next generation chef and food professional

Considering a career in the food industry or simply want to take your skills to the next level? Collegiate Camp is created for college ready teens, entering 10th through 12th grades. This  camp is designed for those who want to discover the many facets of the food industry. Work with chefs and industry experts as you explore international cuisines and take your skills to the next level. Learn about the science behind the techniques, and the importance of nutrition, agriculture and sustainability, along with new innovations and technologies in today’s food world.

Date: Monday, June 12, 2023 - Thursday, June 15, 2023

Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm;   Drop off begins at 9:30am

Cost: $795 per week. (Tuition includes chef coat, hat, recipe book, equipment, and lunch)




For more information: Email:; Tel. 980-598-1431