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 in March, 2018

Mar
3
10:00 am 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photography Boot Camp

Learn the foundations of digital photography.

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
Mar
6
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Glass-Topped Keepsake Box

Design and construct a unique glass tile.

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
Mar
8
6:00 pm 7:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Groundcovers Reimagined

Filled

There’s more to groundcovers than vinca and pachysandra.

Instructor

Jeremy Windemuller

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Mar
10
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Filled

Do you collect beautiful words, images and craft supplies but wonder how to artfully enjoy them?

Instructor

Katie Reitemeier

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
Mar
11
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43
Mar
13
7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Filled

Enjoy a cup of tea and Scottish shortbread cookies.

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $28
Mar
14
5:00 pm 7:00 pm
Filled

Discover the principles and techniques that make Japanese gardens so unique.

Instructor

Dave Rettig

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Mar
17
10:00 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Multi-Layer Block Printing

Filled

Explore basic printmaking with an emphasis on composition.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
Mar
18
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $43