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!

*Summer camps have been canceled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. We will be offering classes beginning in August and day camp options on Saturdays this fall.

Tips for Signing Up

For more information about any individual class or camp, email our Classes Coordinator or call 616.974.5225. Scholarship assistance for children and adults is available; for information, call 616-975-3184. If a class or camp is full, call 616.974.5225 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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Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

May
8
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Brazilian Raintree Workshop

Jim Beck will provide bonsai pot recommendations and share bonsai techniques for care and styling.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May
8
10:00 am 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of bonsai working with ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
May
8
1:30 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Duranta Workshop

This relatively easy to care for tree has the potential for a lovely bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
May
8
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop

Bring one or two bonsai and work on styling or refining your trees with expert guidance.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
9
9:30 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

VIRTUAL Bring Your Own Tree Workshop with Bjorn Bjorholm

Receive expert guidance from guest artist, Bjorn Bjorholm, for the future training of your bonsai in this workshop hosted through Zoom.

Instructor

Bjor Bjorholm, Guest Artist

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
9
11:30 am 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

‘Shimpaku’ Juniper Workshop

‘Shimpaku’ junipers are one of the best varieties of juniper for bonsai.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
May
9
1:30 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Japanese Flowering Apricot Workshop

Japanese flowering apricot trees are a classic flowering tree used in bonsai.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $70