• Program Director
    Karlyn Grimes
  • Category
  • Ages
    Grades 4 - 8
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Creative Cooks       

Take a culinary tour of the world, learn to create meals across the seasons, craft delicious appetizers, and bake up a storm of sweet and savory treats! 

Culinary Passport

July 10 - 21

Grab your passport and come travel the world of food! This summer our Creative Cooks at Park will embark on a world tour of the 7 continents! Together they'll learn about the cultural and culinary traditions of countries while cooking up some of their mouthwatering culinary traditions. Come prepared to tantalize your taste buds, learn about international cuisine, and have a blast!

Seasonal Specialities

July 24 - August 4

No matter what your favorite season, campers will enjoy two full weeks of seasonal specialties. Come ready to make, bake, and create time-honored treats and crafts while participating in seasonal games and activities. Get ready to create Halloween spider web pizzas, Thanksgiving pumpkin and apple pies, a variety of holiday cookies, Gingerbread houses, Valentine's Day sweets including molded chocolates, Cinco de Mayo veggie quesadillas with guacamole, and a 4th of July buffet. So creative and so much fun! 

There's an App for That

August 7 - 18

​A little bit of this and a little bit of that! During this jam-packed week, we will make every appetizer known to man.  These delicious little tidbits will tantalize your taste buds and arouse your appetite.  A sampling of the scrumptious goodies to be created and consumed include boneless buffalo wing bites, bacon and cheddar potato skins, crab cakes, apple pie bites, bruschetta popovers, macho nachos, ham and cheese pretzel bites, smashed avocado and tomato basil bruschetta, triple decker mini Reuben’s and mac and cheese bites.You will even get a chance to invent and make your own yummy appetizer. No matter what you’re craving or the time of day, there’s definitely an App for that!!


Program Director

  • Karlyn Grimes (3rd summer at Park)

    Karlyn Grimes, MS RD LDN CSSD, is the founder of Simply Simple Health. Karlyn has a dual Master’s degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from Boston University.  She is a registered dietitian (RD) with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Personal Trainer and Certified Specialist in Sports Nutrition (CSSD).  She is currently a faculty member in the Nutrition and Biology Departments at Simmons College where she teaches introductory nutrition, food science, sports nutrition, anatomy and physiology, general biology and numerous other courses.  Karlyn loves to creatively teach people ages 0-100 about nutrition, fitness, cooking and anything else that does a body good.