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.

Take an interactive tour of our new Covenant Learning Center here!

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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Classes & Camps: Adult

Jan
12
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Winter Photography

Capture winter’s beauty as you learn tips for photographing in cold weather and extreme light conditions.

Instructor

Cory Olsen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Jan
15
4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Filled

Create a garden in miniature.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
Jan
22
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Get a jump on your seed starting for this spring!

Instructor

Elizabeth Pitzer

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Jan
29
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Botanical Bath Bombs

Experience the delights of botanical “bath bombs!”

Instructor

Elizabeth Pitzer

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Feb
5
2:00 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Watercolor

Work from a photo as you discover the delightful art of watercolor.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $55
Feb
7
5:30 pm 7:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Create a Kokedama Orchid

Learn the Japanese art of kokedama.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Feb
9
8:00 am 9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Cabin Fever Yoga

Filled

Break free of the snow and join us.

Instructor

Dean Jefferey

Cost

  • Members $7
  • Non-Members $17
Feb
12
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Fused Glass Wind Chimes

Create a beautiful fused glass wind chime.

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
Feb
12
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Drawing for Beginning Painters

Improve your painting.

Instructor

Nick Antonakis

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Feb
19
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Acrylics

This is a class for beginners.

Instructor

Nick Antonakis

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $70

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
Sold Out

Join us for a day of discovery at the Chicago Botanic Gardens! 

Cost

  • Members $165
  • Non-Members $185