WILDERNESS TRIPS

 
Mini River Canoe 
4-Day Flatwater Canoe Trip
A: June 18-22 | B: July 9-13
Entering grades 6 & 7

Gain first time experience while venturing down a section of the Namekagon River. It features tight meandering turns and braided stretches around many small islands. This trip is perfect for campers looking for an introduction to wilderness skills and travels and is designed to give campers a positive wilderness experience.

Brule River Canoe
Week-long Whitewater Canoeing 
June 23-29
Entering grades 8-12

Bois Brule River is one of the best known rivers east of the Mississippi.  Experience paddling through the unblemished waters, surrounded by dense northern lowland forest, spruce swamp, and open wetlands. Trippers will have the opportunity to tour a historic Wisconsin trout rearing station, experience Class l & ll rapids, and witness some of Wisconsin’s finest boathouse and cabin architecture before paddling into Lake Superior. Bring your fishing pole for this one!

Boundary Waters Canoe
Week-long Canoeing and Portaging 
Girls: June 30- July 6 | Boys: July 14-20
Entering grades 8-12 

The Boundary Waters are a unique area, over one million acres in size, and located in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. Because this area was set aside in 1926 to preserve its primitive character and made a part of the National Wilderness Preservation System in 1964, it allows visitors to canoe, portage and camp in the spirit of the French Voyageurs of 200 years ago. While canoeing lake –to-lake and carrying canoes and gear over the strips of land that separate the bodies of waters, campers will increase their confidence in the great outdoors.

 
Porcupine Mountain Backpacking  
Week-long Backpacking 
Girls: July 21-27 | Boys: July 28-August 3
Entering grades 8-12 

Visiting the virgin forests, free-flowing rivers and undisturbed beaches of the Porcupine Mountains State Park is like taking a step back in time. The ‘Porkies’ is located in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and is surrounded by the Ojibwa national forest. The Ojibwa named the range for its striking resemblance to the silhouette of the native porcupine. This trail is great for campers of all levels of experience. View spectacular sights overlooking both Lake of the Clouds and Lake Superior. Experience the pride of carrying all that you really need on your back as you travel through this untouched land.

 

 
 
 

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