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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February 1 9:00 am August 25, 2019

A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Although never formally trained in the visual arts or art history, Fred Meijer was deeply interested in cultural endeavors and history, and had a long interest in sculpture. 

June 6 7:00 pm September 18, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

This concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all genres and all generations.

July 2 7:00 pm August 27, 2019 / Amphitheater Garden

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at our brand new concession building.

August 18, 2019 1:00 pm

Inside the Japanese Teahouse

Experience the tranquil ambience and exquisite architecture of our authentic Japanese Teahouse.

August 18, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Heirloom Tomatoes

Join us for a flavorful weekend focused on heirloom tomatoes.

Aug
20
9:00 am 7:00 pm
Filled

Begin the day surrounded by more than 3,000 dahlias at Dahlia Hill in Midland and discover how this unique garden came to be. 

Cost

  • Members $95
  • Non-Members $115
Aug
20
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 20, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Grand Rapids Ballet: Michigan’s Only Professional Ballet Company

This program will employ a full company of Grand Rapids Ballet dancers performing works by some of today’s most in-demand choreographers. A mix of classical and contemporary ballets, including Trey McIntyre’s Wild Sweet Love, featuring the music of Queen, Lou Reed, Felix Mendelssohn and many more will be included.

August 23, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Michael Franti & Spearhead

Sold Out

Michael Franti & Spearhead: Michael Franti believes that there is a great battle taking place in the world today between cynicism and optimism, so he made his most recent album, Stay Human Vol. II, to remind himself and anyone else who’s listening, that there is still good in the world and that it is worth fighting for. 

Cost

  • Members $51
  • Non-Members $53

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park cordially invites you to the member exhibition closing reception for the exhibition A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Aug
27
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
August 27, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Ralston & Friends

Local icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.