2018 Teacher Workshops

Taking Learning to the Next Level!

Summer Teacher Workshops are back again in 2018 at Trees For Tomorrow! Our workshops align to NGSS standards and focus on methods to incorporate outdoor field investigations within your own classroom!

Intro to Field Investigations Summer Teacher Workshop
For 4th-8th grade teachers 

Learn the techniques and strategies to conduct outdoor inquiry-based field investigations wuith your students in this experiential hands-on workshop! $200/person plus continuing education credit available. Limited spots available so register today!
June 24-28, 2018 

NEW Citizen Science
For all grades
Time to get your students involved in real-world, current and relevant science! Explore the growing citizen science opportunities of so smany state and regional organizations and partnerships! $160/person plus continuing education creidt avaiable. Limited spots available.
July 15-18, 2018 

Click here to download a workshop flyer and schedule-at-a-glance

Please call Melissa Friel at (715) 479-6456 ext. 230 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further questions.

 


2018 Adult Skill Builder Workshops

Snowshoe Weaving
October 27-28, 2018

Using traditional Canadian frames and weaving methods, participants will be guided step-by-step through each phase of the weaving process. By the end of the weekend you will have a completely woven and assembled pair of snowshoes. A useful and beautiful pieces of art!

Class will be held on Saturday and Sunday from 8am-5pm and will include lunch. Lodging optional.

Commuter Fee: $250 (includes 2 full days of instruction, all supplies, Saturday and Sunday lunch).

Non-commuter Fee: $300 (includes 2 nights lodging, bedding, 2 full days of instruction, all supplies, Saturday and Sunday lunch).

Register by calling 715-479-6456 or completing a registration form and mailing to Trees For Tomorrow, PO Box 609, Eagle River, WI 54521.

Snowshoe style options

 

Wreath Making
November 10, 2018

Join the Trees For Tomorrow Staff from 8:30am-12:30pm and make a wreath to take home for the holidays! Please come prepared to gather materials outside.

Fee: $40 (includes instruction and all supplies)

Register by calling 715-479-6456

 


 

About Our Adult/Teacher Workshops

Trees For Tomorrow (TFT) has been offering natural resources education workshops to students, teachers, adults, and others in the heart of Wisconsin’s Northwoods since 1944. TFT is located in Eagle River, WI, a small northern town located about six hours from Chicago, IL; five hours from Minneapolis, MN; and seven hours from Cedar Rapids, IA. Commercial air service is available to Rhinelander, WI, just 30 miles from TFT. Car rentals, shuttle van and taxi service are also available in Rhinelander.

Location of Trees For Tomorrow

Instructors
All instructors are carefully selected based on their knowledge, experience, and ability to teach adult groups. Trees For Tomorrow staff have taken courses in each area of instruction to provide participants with a high quality learning experience.

Lodging?
Guests staying at Trees For Tomorrow will find the facilities to have the rustic charm of a Northwoods lodge. Each dormitory style building has a central lounge, a fireplace, and central bathrooms.

tamarack dorm lounge area in tamarack lounge view of dorm room with bunk beds in tamarack lounge  

Dining?
Home cooked meals are prepared by the Trees For Tomorrow chef and dining staff and served in the historic dining hall on campus. A social hour is held during most workshops so participants have an opportunity to relax and discuss the events of the day with each other.

Registration Policy?
Full payment for each Adult or Teacher Workshop is due at time of registration. If not received 30 days in advance, your reservation is not guaranteed.

All fees collected are non-transferable. Pre-workshop materials will be sent to you 30 days prior to the workshop.

Cancellation Policy?
Cancellations can be made up to 30 days prior for a $50 processing fee (or cost of class if less than $50). No refunds will be made for cancellations less than 30 days prior to the workshop. 

Register by calling 715-479-6456.