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.

Events

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Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Oct
13
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Fiber Art-10 am

Work with fabric, colorful yarn and wire.

Ages

6-15 with Adult

Instructor

Becky Baker

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult
Oct
13
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Fiber Art-1 pm

Work with fabric, colorful yarn and wire.

Ages

6-15 with Adult

Instructor

Becky Baker

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult
Oct
19
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Nocturnal Nature Walk

Filled

Join us for a night walk in the gardens.

Ages

5–11 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult
Nov
6
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Shapes and Sculpture

Come explore the wonderful world of shapes!

Ages

3 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult
Dec
1
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Visit the Railway Garden and be inspired by artist Paul Busse.

Ages

8+ with Adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult
Dec
8
10:00 am 11:30 am

Discover the role santons (little saints) play.

Ages

8+ with Adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adult

Events

Aug
14
7:30 am 9:30 pm
Filled

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