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. Here is a complete list of the 2014 summer camps. Sign up for camps below.

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.

Class Discounts

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

Events

Events on July 22, 2014

Jul
23
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Jeepers Creepers

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Learn about the weird and wonderful world of insects with hilarious activities such as Ladybug Munch, Praying Mantis Snatch, Flea Jump and Flyswatter Relay.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
23
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Everyday Explorers

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Investigate woods, wetlands and meadows with your own explorer kit and learn to identify birds, bugs and intriguing plants.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
23
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Messy Art

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get down and dirty!

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
23
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

French Culture and Cooking

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Develop your cooking skills as you learn about French sculptors, French words and French culture.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $92
Jul
24
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Jeepers Creepers

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Learn about the weird and wonderful world of insects with hilarious activities such as Ladybug Munch, Praying Mantis Snatch, Flea Jump and Flyswatter Relay.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
24
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Everyday Explorers

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Investigate woods, wetlands and meadows with your own explorer kit and learn to identify birds, bugs and intriguing plants.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
24
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Messy Art

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get down and dirty!

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
24
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

French Culture and Cooking

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Develop your cooking skills as you learn about French sculptors, French words and French culture.

Ages

10-12

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $92
Jul
28
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Amazing Animals

Full Class

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

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Jul
28
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Little Diggers

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Dig in a vegetable patch, pot a plant, pick a vegetable and take a closer look at soil with magnifying glasses.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82