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Experience the wonderful world of bread and pastry arts. This week involves a variety of baking disciplines such as cheese cake, decorative breads, eclairs, tarts, savory baking, plated desserts and a decorated cake competition.


  • Learn about a variety of pastries
  • How to decorate cakes
  • Shape bread into showpieces
  • Professionally create an original plated dessert

Sample Schedule

8 a.m-noon Cheesecakes
Noon Lunch
1:30 p.m. Decorative yeast dough: cornucopia, wreaths, braided challah and knot rolls
2 p.m. Baking
5 p.m. Dinner and discussion (Culinary Arts)
6 p.m. Cleanup and dismissal

(Exact times and session content may vary.)

Supply List

In addition to the regular items needed for camp, a Baking camper should plan to wear long pants and closed-toed shoes while in the kitchen.

General Information


When to Arrive

Camp check-in for all campers is on Sunday between 2-4 p.m. at the Welcome Center.

Day camp drop-off each day will be from 8-8:30 a.m. at the Welcome Center.

What to do When You Arrive

When you arrive on campus, follow the signs to the Welcome Center to check in. Our camp counselors will give you your camp schedule and camp T-shirt. If you have a camp balance, you can take care of it at this time.

When to Depart

Day Camp pick-up each day will be from 4:30-5 p.m. in the Welcome Center. Camps generally end on Friday at noon. Check your specific camp schedule for times of final presentations, performances or concerts that may take place after noon on Friday.

Day Campers

Day campers must live in or stay with family in the immediate Greenville area.

Campers may be required to be on campus from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on camp days. Check your camp schedule for specific details.

Day campers can also enjoy a fun highlight of our camp experience, the Bruins Bash, on Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Lunch and dinner are included in the camp cost.

What to Bring

What to Bring

Phones may be used at certain time during the week of camp depending upon activities.

A modest amount of spending money is suggested for The Den, vending machines and Bruins Shop.

Please note: BJU cannot be responsible for money, valuables or personal articles.

Overnight Campers:

  • Twin bedding or a sleeping bag and pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Towels and shower shoes
  • Bible

What to Wear

Girls: For general camp activities, knee-length shorts or loose pants (yoga-type pants would not be appropriate) are normal camp attire. Tank tops, low cut tops, or crop top styles will not be permitted.

Guys: For general camp activities, shorts or pants with a T-shirt are normal camp attire.


Lunch will be served in our dining common in an all-you-can-eat buffet style. Any food concerns (allergies, diet restrictions, etc.) can be noted in the online registration form.

Camp Director

Chef Dave Miller

Chef Dave Miller

Dave Miller has been working in food service for over 28 years. In addition to teaching Culinary Arts at BJU, he operates a small bread bakery furnished with a wood-fired oven. His past experience includes Swamp Rabbit Grocery and Cafe, Rocky Creek Bakehouse, Publix Supermarkets and Stax International Bakery