Classes & Camps

Classes & Camps

For All Ages and Interests.

More than 130 classes for adults, teens, children, and adult/child pairs are offered year-round, and more than 30 engaging camps for children ages 4 to 14 are offered each summer. 

Tips for Signing Up

For more information about any individual class or camp, or to add your name to a waiting list for a full class, email our Classes Coordinator. Scholarship assistance for children and adults is available. 

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 616-974-5225 for class cancellations due to severe weather.

2022 Summer Camp Policies:

  • Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park follows all current COVID guidelines as defined by the CDC.
  • Full refunds for cancellations are given if we are notified by email 30 days in advance of the start date of your camp. A 50% refund is given if we are notified by email 7-29 days in advance of the start date of your camp. No refunds will be given for notice less than 7 days of the start date of your camp.
  • Your child must be in the age range listed for their camp at the start of that camp.
  • Registration will be online only. No phone registrations will be accepted.
  • Please email any questions regarding summer camps to jbarber@meijergardens.org.
  • If a camp fills quickly (and they often do) you will be prompted to email us to add your name to a waitlist.

Class Discounts

All members receive discounts on classes.
Check out other membership benefits and find out how to join or renew.

Events

Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Jun
27
Jul
1
June 27 8:30 am July 1, 2022

Gardens Extravaganza! (New for 2022)

Filled

We’ll visit a new and exciting area of Meijer Gardens each day to engage in fun, kid-friendly activities.

Jul
5 8
1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Art Journaling

Filled

Express yourself through writing, drawing, and creating.

Ages

11-14

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
5 8
9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Underground Explorers

Filled

Have fun exploring the world underground with magnifying glasses, gardening tools and more.  

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
6 8
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Green Screen Fun (New for 2022!)

Filled

Make a story come alive through fun camera tricks!

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jul
11 14
9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Amazing Architecture

Explore what it means to be an architect as you learn the vocabulary, experiment with the tools, take a behind the scenes tour and use your imagination.  

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
11 14
1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Dabbling in Drawing

Sharpen your drawing skills as you sketch still life arrangements, landscapes, portraits and more.  

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
12 13
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Exploring the Process (New for 2022!)

Filled

In this creation-focused camp we will explore materials and how they interact.  

Ages

6-8

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
Jul
18 21
9:00 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

It’s the Process (New for 2022!)

Filled

Mix, pound, squeeze, and splatter as you explore the many fun and fantastic processes that can be used in making art.  

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
18 21
1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Paint Your World

Filled

Come and explore the world of paint - watercolor, tempera, acrylic and more!  

Ages

6-9

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
Jul
19 20
9:30 am
Classes & Camps: Summer Camp

Let’s Get Crafty (New for 2022!)

Textiles, fibers, beads, and paper - along with many other materials - will be explored as we create multiple fun and functional products over the course of this camp.  

Ages

9-11

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90