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THINK OUTSIDE! No box required!!

Join a TFT environmental educator for some fun outside! Learn new skills or improve on old ones while our experts incorporate environmental education into the experience. Activities will be seasonally dependent ranging from cross country ski lessons to canoe tours and include some unique experiences such as maple syrup making and beginners archery! Take a look...

YEAR ROUND FAMILY FUN IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS

These family-friendly outdoor programs typically take about 3 hours each on the 3rd Saturday of most months. Cost for the program is $15/person. Participants will meet on campus and travel to field locations. Applicable gear rental is available for an additional fee. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paying adult.

A variety of recreational opportunities for people of all ages

  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR WREATH MAKING: Wreaths are made to celebrate the cycles of nature and all life. And our educators make it fun and easy to create your own from fresh everygreen boughs harvested the day before! Make one for yourself and one to give as a holiday gift!

THINK ECOLOGICALLY ALL YEAR LONG

For those interested in living a more sustainable life, our local experts provide practical knowledge and guidance to incorporate do-it-yourself sustainability into everyday living. From compositing to preserving food to making your own cleaning products, you'll will walk away with ready-to-use knowledge to be good stewards of our natural resources while providing a healthy and simple living environment.

9-WEEK SESSIONS THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR 

A fun and unique experience for 3-5-year-olds with an opportunity to explore the Northwoods, discover new interests and meet new friends. Based on the model for early childhood outdoor education, children will spend a majority of their time outdoors learning through hands-on exploration and play! For more info contact jenny@treesfortomorrow.com or at extension #235.

Give the gift that they'll cherish for a lifetime. Gift cards can be used for:

  • Venue rental
  • One of our scheduled programs throughout the year
  • Creating a personalized experience for 4 or more 

 

SEASONAL PROGRAMS

SUSTAINABLE LIVING INSTITUTE

KINDERWILD CAMP - WINTER SESSION JAN. 6 - MAR. 10

CUSTOM GUIDED OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

A HASSLE-FREE WAY TO ADD ADVENTURE TO YOUR VACATION!

Whether you have a few hours to fill, a few days or an entire week, let us provide the expertise, gear and agenda for your outdoor adventure based on your interests, activity preference and availability. Better yet - make Trees For Tomorrow your VACATION DESTINATION with meals and lodging included. 

Simply contact Bethany Heft to begin your custom adventure today.

 SEE EVENTS IN CALENDAR FORMAT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE

THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE THIS SUMMER! Ages 4-7: our Jr. SEEK program offers Tuesday mornings full of discovery, fun, and outdoor learning. Ages 8-12 will enjoy exploring and learning about the Northwoods during either half- or full-day SEEK sessions on Thursdays. Adults and older kids will love our Tuesday evening Nature at Night program lecture series that features local experts and speakers.  Wednesday morning Family Nature Programs provide opportunities for the entire family to spend some time bonding and engaging with nature! 

FESTIVE HOLIDAY FLAIR OR HANDMADE GIFT!

Our annual wreath-making classes includes an adult-only AM session from 8 A - 11:30 AM and a family-friendly PM session from 1:30 - 4 PM (all ages). Cost includes all instruction, locally-sources boughs, wreath frame, paddle wire and ribbon for 1 bow. Participants are welcome to brong their own decorations to add to their wreath!

WREATH MAKING - NOVEMBER 12, 2022

Gift Certificated in any amount. Can be used in the TFT Tree Trunk store for fabulous souvenirs, a workshop or any of the community programs throughtout the year or facility rental for your next gathering or party! 

GIVE THE GIFT OF OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PLUS!

Get your 128-gallon, high-quality backyard composter and learn how to reduce waste, build soil, and your increase self-reliance. The Home Composter™ bins are being sold for $85 and includes a 2-hour composting course. Couples are welcome to attend together for an additional $15. Class only without the compost bin is $25.

COMPOSTING - SUSTAINABLE LIVING INSTITUTE

WILDLIFE TRACKING SNOWSHOE NATURE ADVENTURE

Join us on a snowshoe hike on local public trails to look for animal signs and tracks from 1-4 PM! You'll learn about what animals are active in the winter and how they adapt to survive our cold temperatures. This program starts with an indoor discussion about basic track patterns and animal sign identification before we head out on the trails.

MAPLE SYRUP MAKING - SUSTAINABLE LIVING INSTITUTE

Join us on a snowshoe hike on local public trails to look for animal signs and tracks from 1-4 PM! You'll learn about what animals are active in the winter and how they adapt to survive our cold temperatures. This program starts with an indoor discussion about basic track patterns and animal sign identification before we head out on the trails.

Locals have enjoyed the sweet treat of Maple Syrup every spring for thousands of years. Join us in the sugarbush on campus and learn how to make the sweetest treat in the Northwoods. We'll take you through the sugaring process to create your own maple syrup. From identifying and tapping trees to collecting and boiling sap, you'll leave knowing how to make your own sweet treat each spring with a kit to help you get started!

This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the birds that are traveling through our area with help from knowledgeable birder Frank Schroyer, Land Conservation Associate for the Northwoods Land Trust. The program begins with an indoor presentation with participants heading out to the Franklin Lake Nature Trail to practice birding and see what unique species we can find! 

BIRDING with the Northwoods Land Trust

Now you can share the beautiful sights of your outdoor walks with your friends and family after you attend this beginner level nature photography class! This program starts in the classroom with instruction and demonstrations before heading to a field site to try out your new skills. $20/person cost includes transportation to field site.

INTRO TO NATURE PHOTOGRAPY NATURE ADVENTURE

REGISTRATION OPENS MARCH 15, 2023

Programs run June 13 through August 4

KinderSEEK • Jr. SEEK • SEEK • Adult Fun Days

Summer Programs