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 May 12, 2018

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

Create a “Shohin” bonsai.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
12
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Filled

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has a bonsai.

Instructor

Michigan Bonsai Artists

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
May
12
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree with William Valavanis

Bring one to three bonsai currently in development.

Instructor

Guest Artist William Valavanis

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58

Events

Aug
14
7:30 am 9:30 pm
Filled

Experience the scenic beauty of Leelanau County in a new and unique way.

Cost

  • Members $195
  • Non-Members $215
Sold Out

Join us for a day of discovery at the Chicago Botanic Gardens! 

Cost

  • Members $165
  • Non-Members $185