POLICIES AND PROCEDURES (2022)
Registration Requirements: A minimum of two weeks’ notice is required for all registrations. NOTE: We do not process registrations on weekends.
Teachers: One teacher per classroom, with a valid school ID, receives free admission. Additional teachers with a school ID will be admitted at the reduced rate of $5 each.
Chaperone Ratios: Chaperone payments must be included with the group’s payment. Groups must provide a minimum of one chaperone per every 10 students.
Chaperone Admission Is Charged According to These Ratios
|Groups arriving by car (any age)||1:4 ratio||1 chaperone for every 4 children is $5|
|Kindergarten/Preschool age groups||1:4 ratio||1 chaperone for every 4 children is $5|
|Groups arriving by bus||1:6 ratio||1 chaperone for every 6 children is $5|
*Additional adults beyond the ratio, for any group, are welcome to attend and will be charged $12.50 each.
Child Admission for Guided Tours and Classroom Activities Is Charged as Follows:
Child Admission for Guided Tours and Classroom Activities:
|Number of Children||Admission Cost||Guided Tour||Guided Program|
|Fewer than 10 children||$50 group minimum||+ $1 per child||+ $20 ($2 per child for 10-child minimum)|
|10 children or more||$5 per child||+ $1 per child||+ $2 per child|
Confirmation: Groups arriving without a confirmation email will be considered unscheduled and will be charged the General Admission rate.
Deposits: A $50 deposit is required for all guided tours, guided programs, tram programs, and room rental groups. Deposits are required two weeks after the date of confirmation.
Delays: Though we will make every effort to accommodate late arrivals, groups arriving more than 15 minutes after their scheduled activity time cannot be guaranteed participation in their scheduled activity. Please call 616-977-7683 or 616-974-5329 if a delay is expected.
SUMMER CAMP GROUPS
OTHER CHILDREN'S GROUPS
Memberships: To encourage chaperone attendance, adults with memberships to Meijer Gardens may use them when accompanying students on a field trip. NOTE: Field trips are not a member benefit and cannot be used for students.