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.

Take an interactive tour of our new Covenant Learning Center here!

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

Jul
29
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Rocks and Fossils

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Every rock has a story!

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jul
29
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Outdoor Watercolor

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Enjoy the colorful gardens, waterfalls and shady paths as perfect spots for painting. 

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jul
29
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Little Diggers

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Pick a vegetable, start a seed, create an  “underground” picture and look at soil with a magnifying glass.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jul
29
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Movin’ Around The Gardens

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Join us for a fun, active camp experience marching, jumping, dancing and “flying” your way around Meijer Gardens.  

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Aug
5
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Photographing Animals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Have fun exploring Meijer Gardens and searching for animals to photograph, both real and sculptural. 

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Aug
5
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Little Diggers

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Pick a vegetable, start a seed, create an  “underground” picture and look at soil with a magnifying glass. 

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Aug
5
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Paint Exploration

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get out your paint clothes and have fun painting both inside and out!

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Aug
5
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Animated Clay Sculptures

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Design a backdrop and use props and tools to create tiny clay sculptures.

Ages

10-14

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Aug
12
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Plenty of Art

Filled

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Tap into your creative energy!

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Aug
12
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

The Great Lakes Adventure

(TWO-DAY CAMP) Make a small birch bark canoe and bring your imagination as you “travel” to each great lake learning fun facts that are unique to each lake.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95