Culinary Arts

Woodlawn Arts Academy’s culinary programs get students in the kitchen to teach them the joy of cooking and baking. Learn the basics while experiencing new and different flavors. Most of our culinary programs are held off-site, with special thanks to our partners at The Kitchen Incubator of Northwest Illinois and Whiteside Area Career Center.


Chef Camp

  • Instructor: Joe Hunt
  • Location: Whiteside Area Career Center (Door 19, Room W16), 1608 Fifth Ave., Sterling
  • Tuition: $80/camp
Mini Chef Camp
  • Ages: 6-8
  • Time & Date: 11am-12:30pm Mon-Fri, 6/10/19-6/14/19
Junior Chef Camp
  • Ages: 9-11
  • Time & Date: 11:15am-12:45pm Mon-Fri, 6/24/19-6/28/19



Chef’s Specialty

  • Ages: 15-Adult
  • Time & Date: 4:30-7pm Sun, 7/28/19
  • Instructor: Jonathon Zellar
  • Location: Kitchen Incubator, 1741 Industrial Drive, Sterling
  • Tuition: $45



DIY Weddings

  • Ages: 21 & Up
  • Instructor: Isabelle Arduini
  • Location: Farmhouse on the WAA Campus
  • Tuition: $60/workshop
Summer Weddings
  • Time & Date: 1-4pm Sat, 6/8/19
Fall Weddings
  • Time & Date: 1-4pm Sat, 7/27/19



Farm Camp

  • Ages: 4-11
  • Location: Various Farms and Red Barn on the WAA Campus (drop off in the WAA lobby; pick up from the Red Barn)
  • Tuition: $30/camp
Morning Camp
  • Time & Date: 8:30am-Noon Mon-Fri, 6/24/19-6/28/19
Afternoon Camp
  • Time & Date: 1-4:30pm Mon-Thu, 6/24/19-6/27/19; and 8:30am-Noon Fri, 6/28/19



Kids’ Night to Cook

  • Ages: 12-14
  • Time & Date: 4:30-7pm Sun, 6/23/19
  • Instructor: Jonathon Zellar
  • Location: Kitchen Incubator, 1741 Industrial Drive, Sterling
  • Tuition: $45