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.

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Classes & Camps: Child

Mar
14
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Child

Kids’ Butterfly Photography

Visit the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory to photograph colorful butterflies.

Ages

8-12

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Spring Break Spectacular

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, music and cooking.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $57
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, music and cooking.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $57
Apr
7
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Spring Break Spectacular

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, music and cooking.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $57
Apr
7
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, music and cooking.

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $57
Apr
8
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Introduction to Zentangle

No experience necessary to participate in this engaging drawing experience and make beautiful, unique images!

Ages

11-14

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Jun
15 18
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Amazing Animals Japanese Garden Content

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Explore animal habitats to look for beavers, turtles, snakes, mink and more.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $87
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
Jun
15 18
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Architecture and Design Japanese Garden Content

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Use your creative imagination.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $87
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
Jun
15 18
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Outdoor Watercolor Japanese Garden Content

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Enjoy the hills, waterfalls, shady paths and colorful gardens as perfect spots for painting.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $87
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
Jun
15 18
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture Japanese Garden Content

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $87
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content