FREE small ice cream cone!
Bring an unexpired dry or canned food item for the Vilas County Food Pantry to any Trees For Tomorrow summer program and receive a coupon for a free small cone from Dairy Queen in Eagle River. Offer good while coupons last.
Science Earth Exploration
for Kids (S.E.E.K.)
June 18 - August 10, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Check-in begins at 8:15am
Check-out required at the end of the day
in the Education Hall
Day camp for youth ages 8 - 12 years old.
Cost: $35/child per course
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED at least 48 hours in advance!
Class size limited to 20 participants, first come, first served.
Call 715-479-6456 or download registration form.
Science Earth Exploration for Kids will bring a summer full of fun quests to discover the wonders of nature! Youth ages 8-12 are invited to join us each week for a full day of exploring and using science to learn more about the Northwoods of Wisconsin! Each week will focus on a different nature topic and will include outdoor explorations, hands-on science, activities, and fun!
Participants should bring a lunch, comfortable clothes, and shoes for being outside A morning snack is provided.
|June 21||Team Trees|
|June 28||Wildlife Rangers|
|July 5||Forestry Frenzy|
|July 12||Nicolet for a Day|
|July 19||Lake Life|
|July 26||Survival Skills|
|August 9||Animal Adaptations|
June 21 – Team “Trees” Discover all that Trees For Tomorrow has to offer! Go on a cross-campus scavenger hunt, build new friendships on our challenge course, and much more. Bring a 100% cotton t-shirt for leaf printing OR purchase one for $6.
June 28 – Wildlife Rangers Become a wildlife biologist for the day! We’ll explore endangered species, play an animal population simulation game, use radio telemetry to track wildlife, and hunt for animal signs in the forest.
July 5 – Forestry Frenzy Forestry has an important place in Wisconsin’s history. Test your lumberjack skills in logging era challenges, become a forester as you learn to identify and measure trees, and uncover the many uses of trees when you make your very own paper.
July 12 – Nicolet for a Day The Nicolet National Forest is an outdoor treasure in the Eagle River area. We’ll learn about its history, then become explorers as we visit different hiking trails and lakes within the Nicolet. Participants will travel off-site in TFT vehicles.
July 19 – Lake Life Lake lovers rejoice! We’ll walk to Silver Lake to discover who’s wriggling under the water, practice our canoe skills, and learn how we can care for our lakes. Close-toed water shoes or boots are required OR rent bog boots for $1 (smaller sizes limited).
July 26 – Survival Skills Back by popular demand! Put your skills to the test as we learn how to navigate with a GPS and compass, build fires and shelters, shoot archery, and much more! How long will you survive?!
August 2 – Micro-Life Sometimes being small is a pretty big deal! We’ll get up close and personal with all things itty bitty as we dig in the dirt, explore rotting logs, learn about lichen, and more.
August 9 – Animal Adaptations How do animals survive in their habitats? We’ll explore the unique features of different Northwoods animals, go on an animal adaptations hike, and meet some of TFT’s live animals.
S.E.E.K. Punch Card!
Attend 3 or more S.E.E.K. programs and get a free gift! One punch card per child participant. Gifts subject to availability.