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This is your one-stop spot to print out packing lists, liability forms, confirmation packets, lesson plans, and more.

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Dining, Menus, and Special Dietary Requests

Dining, Menus, and Special Dietary Requests

After a day of outdoor activity, re-fuel and relax in our Lake Superior or Fireplace dining room. Nutritious menus are chef-planned with ingredients are from local sources whenever possible, including our own Wolf Ridge Organic Farm!

 

Current menus

January
February

 

Special Dietary Requests

With a minimum 2-week advance notice, most requests for vegetarian, food allergies, etc. can be met. Find answers to common questions and learn how to contact our chef here:  Special Dietary Requests.

For Adult Learner Programs

For Adult Learner Programs

We’re excited to see you soon!

After registering, you will receive and email confirmation packet (unless you requested a paper copy be sent by US Postal Service.) Since each Adult Learner course is unique, please read the email for program details, schedules, packing lists, dietary request information, and travel information. To help you plan now, we offer the following general links and information.

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For Chaperones

For Chaperones

Thanks for volunteering to help with the Wolf Ridge trip.

A trip to Wolf Ridge with a child can create some great stories. We look forward to hearing yours!

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For Family Campers

For Family Campers

We’re excited to see you soon!

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For Road Scholars

For School and Group Trip Leaders

For School and Group Trip Leaders

Thanks for coordinating your group’s trip to Wolf Ridge.

Teachers share some amazing stories about the growth they see in their students as a result of the Wolf Ridge trip. Your belief in the power of this experience combined with the commitment to make the trip happen are key. We look forward to hearing your stories!

 

Planning Information

  • Academics
    • Class Descriptions
    • Academic Standards
    • Evening Activities: Lesson Plans and YouTube Demos
    • Teacher Recertification CEUs are available for attending a class or program that you have not received CEU credit for in the past or teaching an evening activity or class which you have not previously taught. To participate, please ask for a CEU form at the office.

Handouts and Links

For Students Attending with a School or Group

For Students Attending with a School or Group

Thanks for helping your child prepare for their Wolf Ridge trip.

We look forward to introducing your child to new adventures as they grow and learn. Thanks for helping them get ready to make this important step toward independence.

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For Summer Campers

For Summer Campers

Financial Assistance

Summer camp is an adventure we hope everyone will experience. These can help…

 

Summer Camps and Trips

We look forward to introducing your daughter or son to new adventures and learning. Thanks for encouraging them to make this important step toward independence. View and print from your browser:

Please print, fill out, and send the following two weeks before you arrive

 

Junior Naturalist

For the Quetico Program

Job Applications

Job Applications

Thanks for your interest in working at Wolf Ridge!

Lesson Plans for Evening Activities

Lesson Plans for Evening Activities

These lesson plans give you all the instructions and background you will need to prepare for evening activities. Your group’s liaison will have the room set up for you in advance.

Media Kit

Media Kit

Reference

General Information
FAQ
School Trip News Release Template
Fact Sheet:  Camps and Trips
Fact Sheet:  School Programs (soon)
Select Staff Bios:

Please contact Wolf Ridge if you would like additional information.

 

Logos

Horizontal, Color (Primary logo) jpg
Horizontal, Black jpg
Horizontal without ELC tag, Color jpg
Horizontal without ELC tag, Black jpg

 

Wolf Ridge Brand Color Info

PMS:  497U
CMYK:  49/60/57/26
RGB:  115/87/68
HEX:  735744

 

High Resolution Photos

All photos copyright Wolf Ridge. Please credit “Wolf Ridge ELC”

 

Adventures on the ropes course

Adventures on the ropes course

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1750 "voyageurs" portaging back from a canoe paddle expedition to Wolf Lake.

1750 “voyageurs” portaging back from a canoe paddle expedition to Wolf Lake.

High resolution version (9 MB) 

 

Sunrise from Superior View Hike.

Sunrise from Superior View Hike.

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Experimenting with the "energy bike"

Experimenting with the “energy bike.”

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WolfRidge-LookAtBerries-low

Studying forest ecosystems.

High resolution version (8 MB) 

 

Adventuring across Wolf Lake by snowshoe

Adventuring across Wolf Lake by snowshoe.

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Families bond as they explore together.

Families bond as they explore together.

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Voyageur canoe on Wolf Lake.

Voyageur canoe on Wolf Lake.

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Celebrating the week with live music and a dance.

Celebrating the week with live music and a dance.

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View of Wolf Lake from the Lakes Trailhead.

View of Wolf Lake from the Lakes Trailhead.

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View of Lake Superior from Marshall Mountain.

View of Lake Superior from Marshall Mountain.

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Coming down the Adventure Ropes zip line.

Coming down the Adventure Ropes zip line.

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Meeting Elcie, one of our live animal educators.

Meeting Elcie, one of our live animal educators.

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Creative time alone in nature during an Earthworks class.

Creative time alone in nature during an Earthworks class.

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Cross Country Skiing on the Baptism River Trail.

Cross country skiing on the Baptism River Trails.

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At Wolf Ridge camaraderie makes learning even more memorable.

The camaraderie of friends and classmates makes learning even more memorable.

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Meeting chalenges together on the adventure Ropes.

Meeting challenges together on the Adventure Ropes.

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Whether it's an owl perched high or a friend on the high ropes, experiences at Wolf Ridge inspire.

Whether it’s an owl perched high in a tree or a friend on the high ropes, experiences at Wolf Ridge inspire.

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The climbing wall challenges participants to choose a goal and use their unique talents to reach it.

The climbing wall challenges participants to choose a goal and use their unique talents to reach it.

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Summer Programs Brochure

Summer Programs Brochure

Check out our Summer Programs Brochure (and maybe email it to a friend!)

Download Brochure

Summer Registration Form

Summer Registration Form

If you don’t want to register on-line, mail or fax this printable registration to us.

Wolf Ridge ELC
6282 Cranberry Road
Finland, MN 55603

Fax 218-353-7762

NOTE: Schools and groups need to call 218-353-7414 to arrange a trip.

Questions? Check out Visit as a School, Visit as a Group or contact us for more info.

Wolf Ridge Almanac Newsletters

Wolf Ridge Almanac Newsletters

Each issue features specific topics in environmental education and natural history. Other regular articles include Wolf Ridge updates, upcoming events, and more. Published three times/year in February, May, and October.

We can deliver The Wolf Ridge Almanac to your inbox. Enter your email at the bottom right corner of our web page.

Wolf Ridge Annual Report

Wolf Ridge Annual Report

How do our adventures in education change lives? Find a few examples here, along with financials and statistics for our fiscal year, which runs from September 1 – August 31.

Wolf Ridge Policies and Paperwork

Wolf Ridge Policies and Paperwork