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Discover Your Outdoor Classroom

Established 1971

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50+ Classes & Experiences

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Wolf Ridge provides students with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to explore and respect the natural world.

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Learn more about how Wolf Ridge Supports Outdoor School for All

Overnight School Visits

Part field trip, part overnight camp, Wolf Ridge offers hands-on outdoor education for K-12 students.

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Summer Camps

Spend part of the summer at our traditional sleepaway camp or join one of our naturalist guides on a multi-week wilderness expedition.

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Teacher Training

Gain the skills to be an effective environmental educator with our graduate training program and teacher institutes.

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Bring your class to Wolf Ridge, a place where minds open to the joy and wonder of discovering our natural world.

Learning…just as nature intended

Summer Beginning Bird Banding

June 20 – June 27

Open to ages 18+, this seven-day introductory course is designed to provide both amateur birders and professional biologists with the skills necessary to participate in monitoring and research programs involving bird banding.

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Bird Banding Drop-In

June 26

Visitors can observe these beautiful birds up close and learn about the banding process and bird research.

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Stories from the Ridge

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School Spotlight – The International Spanish Language Academy

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Pete Smerud Interview on What’s Happening with Katya Gordon | Two Harbors Community Radio

Wolf Ridge's Executive Director, Pete Smerud, recently sat down for an interview with Katya Gordon, host of “What’s Happening” on Two Harbors Community Radio, to discuss the impactful Outdoor School for All legislation and its potential benefits for underserved schools and communities.

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Outdoor School for All Senate Hearing April 9 2024

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