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Featured Events

April 29, 2014

Secchia Garden Lecture: Peter Hatch

Join us for insights on Peter Hatch's fascinating work serving as director of gardens and grounds at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello during the Secchia Garden Lecture.

May 14, 2014

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

June 3, 2014

Bus Trip: The Magic of Glass

Immerse yourself in glass.

Events

Events categorized as “Classes & Camps: Child”

May
24
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Have fun with sculpture experiences most kids don’t get! Go “behind the scenes” to see where sculpture is stored and play a game of Sculpture Eye-spy. Hold a real piece of Chihuly glass in your hands, wax a giant hoof of The American Horse and be surprised by what Cabin Creek is made out of. Then create your own horse sculpture using wire and plaster.

Ages

8-10

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Jun
16 19
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture

Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jun
16 19
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Outdoor Watercolor

Enjoy the hills, waterfalls, shady paths and colorful gardens as perfect spots for painting.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jun
16 19
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Architecture and Design

Use your imagination and a variety of materials like cardboard, wood, clay, stones, wire and paper to create a house, bridge, sculpture and public building.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jun
16 19
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Clay Every Day

Explore Meijer Gardens for unusual clay connections.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jun
23 27
8:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Camp Kaleidoscope: A Wacky Week of Fun

Camp Kaleidoscope offers your child ever-changing opportunities for fun and discovery, with different adventures each day both indoors and out.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $210
  • Non-Members $235
Jun
25
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Photo Ops

Learn about angles, close-ups, creative lighting and composition. Then create a unique landscape photo with a picture of yourself “collaged” right into it. Also, have fun with clay figure animation. Bring a fully charged digital camera.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47
Jun
25
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Outdoor Adventure

Use a compass to find your way to wetlands, woodlands and waterfalls. Look for natural materials to create a unique work of art, and hike to our secret camp headquarters to prepare lunch. Enjoy silly camp songs and games.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47
Jul
7 11
8:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Camp Kaleidoscope: A Wacky Week of Fun

Camp Kaleidoscope offers your child ever-changing opportunities for fun and discovery, with different adventures each day both indoors and out.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $210
  • Non-Members $235
Jul
9
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Photography Boot Camp

Learn from a professional photographer with a series of boot camp challenges—photos that show fast action, photos from a “worm’s eye” view, photos with detailed close-ups and photos that stretch your imagination. Create a unique photo artwork. Bring a fully charged digital camera.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47