Classes & Camps

Classes & Camps

For All Ages and Interests.

More than 130 classes for adults, 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. 

Take an interactive tour of our Covenant Learning Center here.

*Registration for 2021 summer camps will open in mid-May. Check back here or see our camp offerings in the summer issue of your Seasons member magazine.

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 or call 616.974.5225. 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.

Class Discounts

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

Events

Events in October, 2021

Oct
1
9:30 am 12:00 pm

Add more color and interest to your autumn garden.

Instructor

Rebecca Marquardt

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Oct
2
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners - October 2

Filled

Learn how to select a tree with bonsai potential, an appropriate pot and the best potting mix.

Instructor

Scott Zomerlei

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Oct
3
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners - October 3

Filled

Learn how to select a tree with bonsai potential, an appropriate pot and the best potting mix.

Instructor

Scott Zomerlei

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Oct
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Preschool Explorations: Trees!

Filled

Designed for preschool-aged children with an adult, this series investigates various themes—in various interesting locations throughout our gardens and grounds—in a preschool-friendly way. Each session has participants engage with curiosity and wonder, using their five senses to explore and discover. Sign up for one session or all three!

Ages

Preschool

Cost

  • Members $10, $15 member adult
  • Non-Members $13, $18 nonmember adult
Oct
14
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Preschool Explorations: Construction!

Filled

Designed for preschool-aged children with an adult, this series investigates various themes—in various interesting locations throughout our gardens and grounds—in a preschool-friendly way. Each session has participants engage with curiosity and wonder, using their five senses to explore and discover. Sign up for one session or all three!

Ages

Preschool

Cost

  • Members $10, $15 member adult
  • Non-Members $13, $18 nonmember adult
Oct
16
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Natural Dyes

Filled

Uncover the art and science behind achieving natural colors from onion skins, avocado pits, turmeric, and more.

Instructor

Megan Williams

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Oct
16
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child

Botanic Dyeing for Youth

Try several fabric-dyeing techniques.

Ages

10-14

Instructor

Jenna Simmons

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50
Oct
19
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Seoul Man

Filled

Join Ian Warnock, Lead Horticulturist, as he shares highlights from his travels around the city of Seoul.

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $25
Oct
21
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Preschool Explorations: Art!

Filled

Designed for preschool-aged children with an adult, this series investigates various themes—in various interesting locations throughout our gardens and grounds—in a preschool-friendly way. Each session has participants engage with curiosity and wonder, using their five senses to explore and discover. Sign up for one session or all three!

Ages

Preschool

Cost

  • Members $10, $15 member adult
  • Non-Members $13, $18 nonmember adult
Oct
23
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Reductive Charcoal Drawing

Learn to create dramatic light and shadow through drawing and erasing with charcoal.

Instructor

Megan Kellner

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $55