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".

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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Events on July 15, 2014

Sep
7
7:30 am 10:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Off-Site Bus Trips

Bus Trip: A Day at the Art Institute of Chicago

Full Class

Enjoy an unforgettable day of art and gardens. 

Cost

  • Members $150
  • Non-Members $170
Sep
12
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Landscape for Life

Full Class

New Five-Part Series!

Instructor

Rebecca Marquardt

Cost

  • Members $120
  • Non-Members $130
Sep
12
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Dazzling Fused-Glass Jewelry

Construct your choice of pins, earrings, pendants, tie tacks and cufflinks.

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83
Sep
16
9:00 am 10:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Yoga in the Sculpture Park

Join us for an unforgettable morning of outdoor yoga.

Instructor

Dean Jeffery

Cost

  • Members $6.50
  • Non-Members $14.50
Sep
18
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Create a Hypertufa Planter

Create a 12-inch hypertufa container.

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
Sep
23
10:00 am 11:30 am

Be inspired by the breathtaking beauty of Keukenhof.

Instructor

Bill Bird

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Sep
23
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Saving the Seasons: Dehydrating

Learn the proper techniques and equipment used in food drying.

Instructor

Elizabeth Pitzer

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Sep
28
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Incredible Edible Sprouts

Sprouting is an excellent way to add nutrition.

Instructor

Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Sep
30
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Fall Photography

Join award-winning photographer Dianne Carroll-Burdick for an inspiring and practical approach to capturing the fall colors.

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Oct
5
4:00 pm 5:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

iPhone Photography Part I

Are you struggling to shoot eye-catching photos with your iPhone?

Instructor

Terry Johnston

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38