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".

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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Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Feb
13
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Valentine’s Day

Full Class

Have fun working in pairs to make and sample a simple version of Mexican hot chocolate.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Apr
16
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Printmaking

Take a short walk through the tranquil Japanese Garden and become inspired by its waterfalls, trees and boulders.

Ages

Ages 8+ with Adult

Instructor

Mary Lamson-Burke

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Apr
23
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Cherry Blossom Art

Spend time together in the Japanese Garden with a spring search-and-find.

Ages

Ages 4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
May
21
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Farm Fun

Pretend you live on a farm and make and taste butter, search for and collect eggs and create a paper quilt square.

Ages

Age 3 with an Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Jun
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandma and Me: Plant Pals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Hunt for plants used to make gum, chocolate, baskets, flooring and musical instruments.

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Jun
7
2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandma and Me: Plant Pals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Hunt for plants used to make gum, chocolate, baskets, flooring and musical instruments.

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs