Classes & Camps

Classes & Camps

For All Ages and Interests.

More than 130 classes for adults, children, and parent/child pairs are offered year-round, and more than 30 engaging summer camps for children ages 4 to 14 are offered each summer. Camps vary from week-long to 4-day, 2-day and 1-day camps and run from mid-June through mid-August.

Tips for Signing Up

The schedule for summer camps publishes in February; sign-up early as space is limited! For more information about any individual class or camp, email our Classes Coordinator or call 616-975-3147. Scholarship assistance for children and adults is available; for information, call 616-975-3184. If a class or camp is full, call 616-975-3147 to put your name on a waiting list.

Register online by viewing the Classes and Camps below under "Events".

Please note:
Children are not allowed to accompany adults to adult-only classes.

Cancellation Policy:
Withdraw from a class at least 30 days in advance, a refund is issued minus a $5 processing fee. Withdraw 7 to 29 days in advance and receive a 50% refund. Less than 7 days, no refund. Call 616-975-3147 for class cancellations due to severe weather.

Class Discounts

All members receive discounts on classes.
Check out other membership benefits and find out how to join or renew.

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Events

Jul
23
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Build a Model Tree House

Filled

(TWO-DAY CAMP) Explore Meijer Gardens to gather ideas.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
23
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Little Diggers

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Pick a vegetable, start a seed.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Jul
24
6:00 pm 7:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Adult

Outdoor Yoga

Filled

Join us for a refreshing and meditative session of yoga.

Instructor

Dean Jeffery

Cost

  • Members $7 per class/session
  • Non-Members $17 per class/session
Jul
30
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Plenty of Art

Filled

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Tap into your creative energy!

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Jul
30
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Jeepers Creepers

Filled

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

Ages

4-5

Cost

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

Photo Ops

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Combine learning about photography with fun art projects.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
6
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Clay Every Day

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Roll, squeeze and shape your way through the week as you work with a different type of clay every day.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
6
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Creature Feature

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get to know the animals and sculptures at Meijer Gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
13
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Everyday Explorers

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

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Aug
13
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Curious and Creative Kids

Filled

(TWO-DAY CAMP) Solve a “Critter Clues” mystery.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88

Events

Join us for a delightful summer day trip to Muskegon and Cherry Point Farm.

Cost

  • Members $115
  • Non-Members $135
Aug
14
7:30 am 9:30 pm

Experience the scenic beauty of Leelanau County in a new and unique way.

Cost

  • Members $195
  • Non-Members $215
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Join us for a day of discovery at the Chicago Botanic Gardens! 

Cost

  • Members $165
  • Non-Members $185