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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: Summer Camp

Jun
27
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jun
27
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Explore the Great Lakes

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Have fun constructing a variety of little boats such as foil boats, canoes, and “glass bottomed” boats.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
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

Rocks and Fossils

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

Ages

6-7

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
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