Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and don’t forget dessert!
Everyone knows that “the kitchen is the heart of the home,” and we believe the same is true for camp! That is why we pay a lot of attention to what goes on at meal time in the Hearth.
We are fortunate to have Mary La Duke back for her 7th summer as head cook and director of the kitchen at CJDA. Mary is a local resident, working in the off-season as a school administrator and a high school girls volleyball coach. Mary’s experience with food, her happy disposition, and her love for kids makes her the perfect head cook! And wait until you try her cinnamon rolls!
Every meal has choices
Accommodating dietary needs
We call our dining hall the Hearth. In the Hearth we eat, sing, talk, dance, play, celebrate, and perform. It’s a very special place!
Frequently asked questions
You have questions, we have answers. Go through your most frequently asked questions about Camp Food.
Meals are served family-style at camp. Trying a variety of foods is encouraged. Meal time etiquette is expected. Campers are assigned tables for meals and rotate frequently to get to know all the campers at camp.
We have an awesome full-time kitchen staff that prepares three hot meals a day. The menus are full of kids’ favorites like pizza, tacos, hamburgers and chicken. Of course we know that kids like choices, so we always have yogurt, fruit and cereal (available at breakfast), as well as a salad bar in the afternoon and evening filled with many delicious and healthy options. We are capable of accommodating your daughter’s special dietary needs such as vegetarian, gluten-sensitive, lactose-sensitive and nut-sensitivities. Please contact us to further discuss your daughter’s special dietary needs.