Outdoor Activities & Trips

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Get in touch with the outdoors

Students hiking outdoors.

Outdoor Activities and Trips provides opportunities for students and community members to participate in nature based workshops and excursions.  Goals include skill development, social interaction, environmental awareness and relaxation. PDF iconatinfopacket.pdf


Sailing Duluth Sep 3 Fly Fishing Oct 2
Outdoor Adventure Sampler at UMD (AND FREE FOOD) Sep 5 Apple Cidering: The Old Fashioned Way Oct 3
Volunteering With The Outdoor Program Sep 6 Bog Walk Oct 7
Perseverance: Adventure in Cold Places with Lonnie DuPre Sep 7 30 in 24 Ot 8
Forest Forage Sep 8 Buckthorn Pull Oct 11
Kayak South Shore Sea Caves Sep 11 Intro to North Shore Geology and Agates Oct 15
Bike Repair Mondays! Starts Sep 12 Swants Oct 17
Mountain Biking Hartley Sep 13 Dehydrating Your Own Camp Meals & Snacks Oct 18
Pattison Park Walk Sep 15 Campfire Stories and Snacks Nov 1
Lumber jill Sep 20 Paddle Making Nov 1, 8 & 15
Hunt Duluth Sep 22 Snowshoe Making Nov 21 & 28
Hawk Ridge Discovery Day Sep 26 Wax Clinic Dec 1


Apostle Islands Sea Kayaking Sep 2-4 Info Sheet
Paddling the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness Sep 9-11
Backpack the Porcupine Mountains, MI Sep 16-18
Leave No Trace Trainer Certification Course/Trip Oct 14-16
Backpacking the Appalachian Trail Spring Break (March 3-12, 2017) Info Sheet

Make and Takes

Bird Feeder Make-and-Take Sep 21
Whittling Make-and-Take Oct 5
Climbing Rope Crafts Make-and-Take Oct 19
Mosaic Candle Holders Make-and-Take Nov 2
Wrapped Wire Jewelry Make-and-Take Nov 16
Penny Can Stoves Make-and-Take Nov 30