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January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

 Welcome to Tranquility Zone, a place for quiet experiences—and fun!

 Use your imagination as you explore this Japanese garden environment.

March 1 April 30, 2016

Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. Experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

May 11, 2016

Great Gardens Party

Join us for the annual Great Gardens Party!

Events

Classes & Camps

Jul
11
8:30 am 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Camp Kaleidoscope: A Wacky Week of Fun

(FIVE-DAY CAMP) Explore the Japanese Garden, Children’s Garden, Farm Garden and Sculpture Park with a kaleidoscope of kid-friendly activities.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $225
  • Non-Members $250
Jul
11
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Amazing Animals

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Explore animal habitats to look for turtles, snakes, mink and more.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
11
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Creature Feature

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get to know the animals at Meijer Gardens—turtles, frogs, birds and horses

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
18
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Curious and Creative Kids

(TWO-DAY CAMP) Solve a “Critter Clues” mystery, build a waterwheel and experiment with the energy of falling water.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
18
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Build a Model Treehouse

(TWO-DAY CAMP) Explore Meijer Gardens to gather ideas from animal habitats, sculpture environments, the sculptures themselves and our own Treehouse Village.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
18
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Storytime Kids

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Listen to a new story each day!

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
18
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Rocks and Fossils

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Every rock has a story!

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
25
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Everyday Explorers

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Investigate woods, wetlands and meadows with your own explorer kit.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
25
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Jeepers Creepers

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Learn about weird and wonderful insects.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
25
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

French Culture and Cooking I

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Develop your cooking skills as you learn about French sculptors, French words and French culture.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $98