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Campers of the Week: June Beginner Class

Week 2 of VeryVera Cooking Camp brought older children and new adventures! We created fun crafts, gained valuable kitchen skills, and learned etiquette that will stay relevant throughout life. Each and every student that walked through our door had something special to offer. As is tradition at our end-of-the-week banquet, we handed out course completion diplomas to all and

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Campers of the Week: Intermediate

With Week 3 of VeryVera Camp, we are officially at the halfway mark for 2016! As we build more relationships with campers, it makes it sadder and sadder to know that we have fewer weeks of camp up ahead. Our Intermediate campers immediately wowed us with their knowledge of cooking and prowess in the kitchen.

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Campers of the Week: Advanced Beginner

Week 4 of VeryVera Camp has come and gone, along with our most enthusiastic group this summer! We had such a fun time last week with our oldest group of first-time campers, from making our own icebox pickles to taking a field trip to Good Earth Produce and Garden Center. This week was all about

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Campers of the Week: July Beginner Class

Week 5 of VeryVera Cooking Camp was a repeat of our Beginner class, but with 24 fresh new faces! This 8-10-year-old class is so popular that we offer two every summer. While most of the recipes and crafts were the same this week, personalities certainly were not. Our July Beginner class added their own flare to our

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VeryVera Advanced Camp

That’s a wrap! Six weeks of VeryVera Cooking Camp culminated with our Advanced banquet last Friday, July 22nd. Here’s your inside look at how our final and most challenging week of camp played out. This week’s overall theme, Master Chef: VeryVera Edition, was a play on the actual Master Chef certification program by the American

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#TeamVera

VeryVera is proud to welcome two new interns to #TeamVera! Kielea Loggins is from Cleveland, GA. She graduated in May from the University of Georgia with a B.S.F.C.S. in Dietetics. Kielea’s main focus will be VeryVera Cooking Camp preparations. Fun fact: she likes to sew using a sewing machine! Rachel Schifter comes to us all

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With a Name like Frances…

First, there was Vera Frances Wright – born 1893 Then there was Vera Frances Wingfield – born 1953 Now there’s Frances Eagle Stewart – born January 28, 2016 Frances was the star of the show at yesterday’s Christening at The Church of The Good Shepherd.  The whole family came together to celebrate the occasion and then

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Beaufort Shrimp Festival

I am THRILLED to be able to promote the Beaufort Shrimp Festival , coming up September 30th through October 1st. My husband and I love to catch shrimp off our dock in Beaufort, and I can attest to how fantastic the shrimp in that part of the lowcountry is!  The beautiful Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park

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