Road Scholars Program - Registration

To register for one of the programs below, you must register with Road Scholar, not Trees For Tomorrow.  You can register by calling Road Scholar at 1-800-454-5768 OR online at

If you have questions regarding a specific aspect of our programming, please contact the Road Scholar Coordinator, Todd Starling, at 715-479-6456 (ext. 230) or via email at  


We look forward to hosting you for what we think are some of the most interesting, educational, best-value, and fun Road Scholar offerings anywhere!

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A Northwoods Skiing and Snowshoeing Adventure - Program #7310

Enjoy a week cross-countryskiing and snowshoeing on some of the finest trails in Northern Wisconsin. The professional staff at Trees For Tomorrow provides instruction on classical cross country ski techniques. While skiing and snowshoeing, Trees For Tomorrow naturalists will lead participants through an exploration of the unique ways animals and plants adapt to the difficult winter conditions of the north. Multiple route options based on trail length and difficulty are offered on ski tours. Evening programs focus on the biology and ecology of animals that call the Northwoods home.


Northwoods Birding by Trail and Canoe - Program #8609

Join Trees For Tomorrow birding staff and naturalists on an exceptional birding adventure, tailored towards beginning and intermediate birders.Explore unique habitats in search of common and rare birds, and add new finds to your life list. Birding staff will show you how to improve your birding skills while birding along forest trails and back roads. On canoe outings, observe water birds and behaviors. Learn how to identify warblers, raptors, waterfowl and other species that call the Northwoods home.


Canoeing Wisconsin’s Northwoods - Program #9700

Boasting more than 1,300 lakes, the glaciated landscape of this area has much to offer water enthusiasts. We will take several day trips to paddle many of the area’s pristine lakes and remote rivers. Excursions will be led by our staff of professional naturalists. In the evening, speakers will share their knowledge of the area’s wildlife species and unique natural history. Evening paddles provide an opportunity for reflection in a beautiful environment. Receive thorough canoe instructions that benefit all skill levels. Tailored towards beginner canoers, but all skills levels welcome.


Intergenerational Program: Exploring Woods and Waters of the Northwoods - Program #18555

Explore the forests and waterways of the Northwoods with your grandchild as you master outdoor skills on a memorable adventure. Learn to canoe on pristine northern lakes and rivers, hike into an old growth forest, test your survival skills, learn how to shoot a bow and arrow, and try out your compass skills. Study the world of raptors, create a dream catcher, make a leaf-print T-shirt, view an awesome waterfall, and much more.


Hike Northern Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Gems - Program #17732

The dense forests of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula conceal diverse wildlife and more than 1,500 lakes. Become familiar with this region on naturalist-led hikes among its spectacular natural resources. Hike the old-growth forests of the region’s lake trails, tread on mysterious quaking bogs, and paddle on a tranquil lake. Join us as we explore and learn about the ecology and natural history of our northern forests.


Backroads Biking Adventure - Program #9698

Bike the quiet roads of northern Wisconsin, witnessing the first flashes of autumn color as you wind through deep forests and past hidden lakes. Leading the way are local naturalists who teach you about the ecology of the northern forest ecosystem. Evening activities get you off the road and onto the water by visiting a quaking bog and voyaging on a couple canoe paddles.  Bike routes are approximately 30 miles each day at a pace of 10-14 mph on paved backroads with rolling terrain.  Participants have the option of taking a break and riding in the support vehicles at any time.  Participants are responsible for bringing their own bike or renting their own bike, and must wear a helmet at all times.  Bike rentals are available in Eagle River at The Rental Shack (