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 to 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.

Click HERE to view and download a list of our 2015 Classes and Camps, and register online by viewing the Classes and Camps below under "Events".

Class Discounts

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

Events

Classes & Camps: Adult

May
30
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Container Gardens Step By Step

Watch a demonstration as beautiful container gardens are created right before your eyes!

Instructor

Sandi Miller

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Jun
2
4:00 pm 6:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Landscape Pastels in the Gazebo

Full Class

Learn from professional pastel artist Kathleen Kalinowski how to layer and blend chalk pastels.

Instructor

Kathleen Kalinowski

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $52
Sep
12
8:00 am 11:00 am

Capture the beauty of the Japanese Garden in the morning.

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
Sep
26
9:00 am 12:00 pm

Listen to a lecture exploring composition with close-ups, angles, color and light.

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
Sep
26
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Botanical Drawing

Enjoy the engaging process of botanical drawing.

Instructor

Don Harris

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43