It’s that thyme again!

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After eight successful years, they’re at it again. St. Vincent’s One Nineteen kicked off its ninth annual Thyme to Cook for Kids cooking camp Monday, June 16. Children ages 6 to 9 gathered for a week of preparing and eating “made-from-scratch” meals taken from simple yet delicious recipes.

“At St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, we’re dedicated to serving the overall health and wellness of our community through a variety of offerings, including our cooking camps,” said Donna Sibley, wellness dietitian for St. Vincent’s One Nineteen.

“We had this whole kitchen, and had always had a desire to teach kids kitchen,” explained Sibley. Opening a cooking camp was “just natural,” she said.

Through the program, St. Vincent’s One Nineteen encourages kids to “discover new ways to cook old favorites, to investigate new foods, and to explore healthy cooking for a lifetime of good eating.”

This summer’s themes for the camp were “From Farm to Table” and “Around America in Five Days.” Each session took place during a five-day workweek, between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Sessions targeted specific age groups, alternating 6- to 9- year-olds and 10- to 12-year-olds…

Read more about Thyme to Cook for Kids at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen in the August issue of Shelby Living. Find your copy here.