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Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Science Offers Junior Chefs Afterschool Cooking Program for 2020!

Cape May Court House, NJ—Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family & Community Health Sciences Program will offer a new Junior Chefs Cooking series in 2020 for children 8 to 12 years of age.

The Junior Chefs Afterschool Cooking Program will be offered in the winter, spring, summer and fall. The first sessions will take place on Wednesday, February 26 and Thursday, February 27 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey.

This hands-on program will be presented by Chris Zellers, Family & Community Health Sciences Educator. The future chefs will learn many new skills. The sessions will incorporate nutrition education with hands-on food preparation lessons to encourage a lifetime of healthy eating habits.

Zellers said, “We are excited to provide this unique and fun activity for Cape May County children. Our goal is to teach them a healthier way of eating.”

This program is for students that are beginning to develop their skills. They will be taught the basics of food preparation, kitchen safety, the five food groups and cooking techniques to create tasty dishes.

The cost for both sessions, is $40. Participants are required to attend both sessions. Space is limited, so, please reserve your child’s space by February 19, 2020.

For more information or to register, please call (609) 465-5115, ext. 3609 or email

JUNIOR CHEFS Afterschool Cooking Program 2020 Flyer (PDF)

Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.