HCAF’s Webinars & Workshops

‘Around the World’ Workshops for Campers
Join us for our October/November workshop series for our campers, as presenters take us “Around the World” with interactive, engaging content, and a chance for our campers to be together!

Register for all 4 sessions and choose how much you pay: $40, $60, or $80 for the series, or register for single webinar sessions for $15 each. These workshops will help raise funds for HCAF during this irregular camp year, and every amount will be beneficial. (Please email Pam@HeritageCamps.org for financial assistance. 


Session 2 – Saturday, October 24 
Latin Cooking & Cultural Connections     11 am – 11:45 am MT     K-5th grade
Latin Cooking & Cultural Connections     1 pm – 2 pm MT     6th-12 grade
Presenters: Ana & Margie Gutierrez
Description: Latin America is the home to many delicious dishes, but did you know that so many of the foods enjoyed in the Americas today are the result of a history of different cultures coming in contact with each other and bringing foods from around the world? In these workshops we will go over a few typical Latin American recipes like quesadillas, mango salsa, fried plantain, and hot chocolate. We will talk about how the ingredients in these recipes were influenced by foods brought from Africa, Asia, and Europe then combined with foods native to the Americas to ultimately create a unique and globalized meal!

Session 3 – Saturday, November 7
Worldly Watercolor Resists     11 am – 11:45 am MT     K-5th grade
Description: Students will explore the artistic magic of watercolor resists in this hands-on art class. Ms. Joy will read a story and then incorporate the colors of our world in your artwork. Materials needed: crayons, watercolor palette, paint brush, paper.

Zentangle Designs     1 pm – 2 pm MT     6th-12 grade
Description: Ms. Joy will demonstrate the art of zentangles in this class. She will teach you how to outline your designs and then fill them with the intricate designs of zentangles. You will be able to create a world that fills your continents and oceans with these fantastic shapes and lines through the art of zentangles. Materials needed: pencil, black sharpie, coloring materials (markers, crayons, colored pencils, watercolors), paper.
Presenter: Joy Giles, The Art Garage

Session 4 – Saturday, November 14
Sensational Storytime from Immedium     11 am – 11:45 am MT     K-5th grade
Description: Author Oliver Chin reads a double-header of exciting children’s books: 1) The Year of the Horse: Tales from the Chinese Zodiac;  2) The Octonauts & the Sea of Shade (from the original series that inspired the hit animated TV series worldwide). At home, kids can have fun with coloring pages and activity sheets.

Role Models in An Age of Anti-Racism     1 pm – 2 pm MT     6th-12 grade
Description: As people support Black Lives Matter, Dreamers, and civil rights, we can learn from role-models who have challenged prejudice. Author Oliver Chin shares his new illustrated book Awesome Asian Americans: 20 Stars Who Made America Amazing. These examples encourage us to look to our own communities to find inspiration to improve society.
Presenter: Oliver Chin, author

‘Around the World’ Cooking Classes for the Whole Family

Join us for our October/November cooking class series for the whole family. One parent must be present. Cook along with our guest chefs who will take us “Around the World” with yummy recipes you may not have tried before, and a chance to be with other HCAF families virtually!

Register for all 4 classes for $85 or register for a single class for $25 each. These workshops will help raise funds for HCAF during this irregular camp year, and every amount will be beneficial. (Please email Pam@HeritageCamps.org for financial assistance.

All cooking classes will begin at 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time


Session 1 – Saturday, October 24

Cooking Hidutu with Chefs Karla and Nilsa Leiva  from the Garífuna community in Roatan, Honduras. Description: We will be introduced to a  traditional dish from the Garífuna people living in Punta Gorda, Roatán, Honduras. This is an Afro-Caribbean community and they will be teaching the class from their restaurant in Punta Gorda. You’ll feel like you’re right there and have a delicious meal at the end. You can substitute tofu for the fish in this dish.

Session 2 – Saturday, November 7

Cooking Russian/Eastern European Cuisine with Chef Inna Shtern. Description Inna Shtern is a native Jewish -Russian chef who was born in Tashkent , in a capital of Uzbekistan. She immigrated in 1992 to Boulder, Colorado and opened with her family the first Russian Kitchen and Deli Restaurant/Store. The whole family cooked not only for the restaurant , but also delivered to a Farmers Markets , King Sooners, Wild Oats and other stores in Colorado.  Inna will teach you how to cook the traditional dishes you can find on every Russian restaurant menu, such as  vinegret salad, olivier, vegetarian borscht, piroshki and other tasty delicacies!

Session 3 – Saturday, November 14

Learn to Cook the Filipino Way with chefs from the Filipino American Community of Colorado.  Description: Recipes TBD, but from our camp experience, this food is sure to be some of the best you have ever tasted!  

Session 4 – Saturday, November 21

Latin American Food & Fun!  Description: Recipes TBD, but food & fun always go hand-in-hand with Latin American cooking, so get ready to enjoy yourselves while making something delicious!