Teen Exposure Programs

Join Sunflower for Summer 2020 Teen Baking Classes* … At Sunflower and/or At Home

For Summer 2020, we will be offering two learning opportunities for teens to enhance their baking skills this year. Repeat bakers welcome! If your son or daughter has taken our Summer Teen Exposure Sessions, they may enjoy either or both of our following new options.

Practicing writing with royal frostingSummer Teen Baking Class

1:30pm-3:30pm, Monday through Friday

3 participants, ages 14-21 per weekly session. Each participant must attend with a helper with whom they feel comfortable and from whom they will take direction. The program focuses on baking basics and participants will take home treats that they create. A professional chef will teach the class and guide students and their helpers through each step.

Start dates: July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, and August 10. Cost: $375/week. ALL IN-BAKERY CLASSES ARE FULL. WAITLIST APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.  AT-HOME KITCHEN LAB STILL AVAILABLE, SEE BELOW.

To apply, please complete the application in the link below, or for more information, contact us at programs@sunflowerbakery.org. Once you have submitted your application to our Summer Teen Baking Class, you will be contacted to set up an intake interview. Classes are filling up quickly. Kindly indicate your date priorities (first, second, third choices) on the application.

Teen rolling pastryAt-home Sunflower Kitchen Lab

The Kitchen Lab includes 5 chef-instructed videos, 5 ingredient kits provided by Sunflower Bakery and 2 live Zoom Rooms in which participants can ask the chef questions and chat with peers about their kitchen experiences. Zoom Rooms will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm. Along with ingredients, you will receive a list of necessary tools and tool substitutes. (You do not need to run out and buy tools, rather substitute or borrow.)

Start date: Week of July 6th and will continue throughout the summer. Cost: $225.

To apply, please complete the application in the link below, or for more information, contact us at programs@sunflowerbakery.org. Once you have submitted your application for our At-home Sunflower Kitchen Lab you will be contacted to set up payment.

In summary, there are 3 choices for your teen this summer:

  1. One, 1-week Summer Teen Exposure session at Sunflower Bakery. Cost: $375 for the week.
  2. The At-home Sunflower Kitchen Lab, available beginning July 6. Cost: $225 for 5 lessons. (Could be enjoyed by the whole family!)
  3. The 1-week session at Sunflower AND At-home Kitchen Lab. The discounted price for the package is $575

* The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) will not be funding hands-on Work-Based Learning Experiences this summer through their Pre-Employment Transition Services.

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After School Teen Exposure Programs (ASTEP) – Please check back in September for Fall 2020 dates.