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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Events on April 7, 2014

Apr
5
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

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

Ages

Ages 6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Spectacular

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

Ages

Ages 10-12

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

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

Ages

Ages 6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Introduction to Zentangle

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

Ages

Ages 8-10

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Apr
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Grandma and Me: Surprising Seeds

Compare sizes of seeds from tiny to huge and find out how seeds travel.

Ages

Ages 4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Apr
11
4:00 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Vertical Gardening

Discover how vertical gardens can serve many purposes.

Instructor

Rick Margo

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Apr
12
6:30 pm 8:00 pm

Go beyond the basics and learn how to grow more vegetables with less effort.

Instructor

Sean Barnes

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Apr
13
4:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

The Elegant Edible Landscape

Make your yard do double-duty by landscaping with plants that are both edible and beautiful.

Instructor

Stacey Hirvela

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
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
19
4:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Pruning: A Cut Above

Bring out the natural beauty of your trees and shrubs and learn how to prune with confidence.

Instructor

David Rettig

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33