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

Events on April 26, 2014

Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

Full Class

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

Ages

6-9

Cost

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

Introduction to Zentangle

We’ve lowered the age limit-now open for 9 – 14 year olds!

Ages

9-14

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Apr
8
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Spring Break

Surprising Seeds

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

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $40 non-member pairs
Apr
8
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Spring Break

Grandma and Me: Working with Wood

Learn about compositional lines, shapes, space and pattern.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $40 non-member pairs
Apr
14
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Grow Vegetables Organically

Learn how to grow food that is healthy for you and the environment.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Apr
16
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Discover why native wildflowers are important additions to gardens of any size for their ability to attract pollinators—butterflies, bees, beneficial insects and birds.

Instructor

Amy Heilman

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Apr
18
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Mosaic Pots

Full Class

Share the experience of decorating a terra cotta pot together.

Ages

7-12 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $40 non-member pairs