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 in May, 2018

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

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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

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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

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Create a “Shohin” bonsai.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
12
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
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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
May
13
11:00 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners: Bonsai from a Houseplant

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Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
13
11:00 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Style a Shohin Gardenia

Work with a gardenia.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $110
  • Non-Members $118
May
13
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
May
13
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Root-Over-Rock Bonsai

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Create a root-over-rock bonsai using trident maple seedlings.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $73