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 November 7, 2017

Apr
9
5:00 pm 7:30 pm

Strengthen your inner artist.

Instructor

Kathleen Kalinowski

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
Apr
10
6:30 pm 8:00 pm

For those who already have Square Foot Gardens.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Apr
14
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Introduction to Lightroom

Looking for imaging software?

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Apr
16
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Learn how to successfully grow delicious and nutrition-packed vegetables using organic methods. 

Instructor

Elizabeth Pitzer

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38
Apr
19
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Discover perennials with gorgeous, long lasting blooms.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Apr
21
10:00 am 11:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Cherry Blossom Art

Spend time together in the Japanese Garden with a spring search-and-find.

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, 18 member adults
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, 22 non-member adults
May
8
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Discover show stopping annuals.

Instructor

Micki Buist

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
9
6:45 am 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Off-Site Bus Trips

Art Glass in Kokomo - Bus Trip

Join us as we tour Kokomo Opalescent Glass, Co.

Cost

  • Members $135
  • Non-Members $155
May
12
10:00 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners

Filled

Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a juniper.

Instructor

Joe Martinez

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
12
11:00 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Shohin ‘Green Mound’ Juniper

Filled

Create a “Shohin” bonsai.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78