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 July 30, 2014

Jan
30 8
3:53 pm
January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017 / Snell Education Center

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

Sep
10
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Introduction to Printmaking

Beginning with basics, learn how to create your own easy prints.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $48
Sep
17
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Apple Pies

Full Class

Create a pie-making memory to last a lifetime!

Ages

Ages 6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Sep
17
1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Apple Pies

Full Class

Create a pie-making memory to last a lifetime!

Ages

Ages 6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Sep
17
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Fall Zentangle

Learn drawing techniques from a certified Zentangle instructor.

Instructor

Marjorie Goosen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38
Sep
20
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Prepare your Garden for Winter

Take steps now to save time in the spring.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Sep
24
7:30 am 10:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Black and White Photography

Investigate the beauty of black and white photography.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $48
Sep
28
4:00 pm 6:00 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
Oct
1
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Create a Bonsai

Work together to create a bonsai, a tree made to look very old.

Ages

8-12 with adult

Cost

  • Members $45 member pairs
  • Non-Members $53 non-member pairs
Oct
5
6:00 pm 8:30 pm
Full Class

Start out with a mini-lesson about how to layer chalk pastels. 

Instructor

Kathleen Kalinowski

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53