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.

Events

Events

May
28
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Spring Foraging

This class has been cancelled.

 

Join Maggie Conklin, of Heirloom Academy, as you learn more about the abundance of “wild foods” in Southwest Michigan.

Instructor

Maggie Conklin, ND

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
May
28
5:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Drawing the Human Form

This class has been cancelled.

 

Practice drawing the human form from life in this introductory figure drawing class.

Instructor

Megan Kellner

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
29
7:30 pm 9:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Children & Families, Adult & Child

Family Night Hike: All About Owls

Filled

This class has been cancelled.

 

Join us for an evening tour looking for owls on the grounds of Meijer Gardens.

Ages

6+ with adult

Instructor

Sally Triant

Cost

  • Members $10 member child, $15 member adult
  • Non-Members $13 non-member child, $18 non-member adult
May
30
9:00 am 2:00 pm

This class has been cancelled.

 

Create mini-landscapes or work up close to your subject in this tranquil environment.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $110
  • Non-Members $120
May
30
10:00 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Labyrinth Zentangle

Filled

This class has been cancelled.

 

Enjoy a guided experience of drawing and creating your own labyrinth suitable for framing.

Instructor

Marjorie Goosen

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Jun
8
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandparent and Me: Totally Turtles (cancelled)

Filled

This event has been cancelled.

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Find out what turtles eat, where they live and how they move through group art activites, songs and a story.

Ages

3 with adult

Cost

  • Members $18 per child, $18 per adult
  • Non-Members $22 per child, $22 per adult
Jun
9
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandparent and Me: Plant Pals - Morning Camp (cancelled)

Filled

This event has been cancelled.

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Learn different uses for plants, make an edible sculpture, and take home your own tomato plant! 

Ages

4-5 with adult
Jun
9
2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandparent and Me: Plant Pals - Afternoon Camp (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Learn different uses for plants, make an edible sculpture, and take home your own tomato plant! 

Ages

4-5 with adult
Jun
15 16
9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Amphibians and Reptiles (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(TWO-DAY CAMP—Monday AND Tuesday, June 15-16, from 9 am-2 pm) Become a Junior Herpetologist by creating a field-guide as you learn what makes reptiles and amphibians so amazing and unique!

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jun
15 18
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Silly Sculpture (cancelled)

This event has been cancelled.

(FOUR-DAY CAMP—Monday THROUGH Thursday, June 15-18, from 9:30 am-12 pm) Play silly games and take wacky walks through the gardens.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95