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519 East Sheridan Street, PO Box 609 • Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521 • (715) 479-6456 

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THINK OUTSIDE! No box required!!

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.

Based on the model for early childhood outdoor education, preschoolers (ages 3-5) will spend a majority of their time outdoors learning through hands-on exploration and play! For more info contact program coordinator Jane Feely jane@treesfortomorrow.com.

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 2024

Jan 19 - Mar 8  •  Apr 5 - May 24  •  Sep 6 - Nov 8

PERSONALIZED PROGRAMS & FACILITY USE

With professional educators combined with our 40-acre campus and education classrooms, dining hall, and dormatories, you're sure to find everything you need under one roof. Contact Operations Manager Mandy Gingerich to plan your next gathering at Trees For Tomorrow. 

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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

GIVE THE GIFT OF OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PLUS!

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.

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.

Learn to safely preserve your garden's harvest! We'll lead you through each step of the canning process (focusing on water-bath canning) and will also discuss other methods of food preservation including dehydration and freezing. Price includes a water bath canning starter kit to help you at home!

NATURE'S BOUNTY - FORAGING FOOD IN THE FOREST

MAKING MAPLE SYRUP

Locals have enjoyed the sweet treat of Maple Syrup every spring for thousands of years. Join us in the sugarbush as we 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!

TREE SEEDLINGS

Crafted with care and nurtured for optimal growth, our tree seedlings embody the essence of sustainable landscaping, promising a legacy of beauty for generations to come. Species available: Red Pine, White Pine and White Spruce—all native and ready to grow!

COMPOSTING

Increase your self-reliance by building good, nutrient-rich soil through backyard composting. Collecting your yard material and kitchen scraps at home provides the opportunity to build soil for use on plants, vegetables, and flowers indoors and out. Our expert instructors will teach you the proper way to set up, maintain, and use your compost system

Locals have enjoyed the sweet treat of Maple Syrup every spring for thousands of years. Join us in the sugarbush as we 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!

NEW YEAR'S EVE CANDLELIGHT SNOWSHOE/HIKE

BIRDING w/NWLT AT TARA LILA TRAILS

This program is an excellent opportunity for you to learn about the birds that are traveling through our area in the spring with help from knowledgeable birder Frank Schroyer of the Northwoods Land Trust. The program begins at TFT’s campus with an indoor presentation then move over to the  Tara Lila to practice our birding and see what unique species we can find!  

FOREST FEST - FREE FAMILY FUN

Join us for the 10th Annual Best Fest in the Midwest—celebrating forests through hands-on learning experiences, logging equipment demos, horse-drawn wagon rides, Lumberjack Lunch and more! Registration not required.

 

Additional FOREST FEST information can be found here.

FOREST FEST - FREE FAMILY FUN

Join us for a four-person scramble golf including 18 holes with cart, continental breakfast, snacks, lunch, T-shirt, water, beverage coupon, 6 challenge hole entries and awards ceremony—all for a GREAT CAUSE!!

Additional GOLF event information can be found here.

22ND GOLF OUTING FUNDRAISER

GIVE THE GIFT OF OUTDOOR ADVENTURE!

Gift Certificates 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!