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.

Events

Events on February 20, 2018

Jan
27
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Identifying Trees in Winter

Identify trees long after their leaves have fallen for the season. 

Instructor

Kim Bradley Davidson

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38
Jan
28
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photographing Orchids

Start with a short lesson in the classroom.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Feb
3
10:00 am 11:30 am
Filled

Wear your fanciest hat and join us for a fun morning.

Ages

6+ with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Feb
6
6:30 pm 9:00 pm

What to do this winter? We’ve got the cure for cabin fever.

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $65
Feb
10
8:00 am 9:00 am
Filled

Break free of the snow and join us for a morning yoga session.

Instructor

Dean Jefferey

Cost

  • Members $6.50
  • Non-Members $14.50
Feb
10
10:00 am 11:30 am

Have fun exploring the survival techniques of a Chaco tortoise.

Ages

3 and older

Cost

  • Members $5
  • Non-Members $7
Feb
10
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Bonsai

Filled

Learn how to select a tree with bonsai potential.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $88
Feb
13
6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Get acquainted with hard and soft pencils to achieve images in this two-part class. 

Instructor

Nick Antonakis

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $68
Feb
13
6:30 pm 9:00 pm

What to do this winter? We’ve got the cure for cabin fever.

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $65
Feb
17
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Kombucha 101

Learn from a master how to make your own great tasting kombucha brew!

Instructor

Geoff Lamden

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38