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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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Overnight School Visits

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

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Two Student Outside During Summer Evening at Wolf Ridge

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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COVID-19 Policies at Wolf Ridge

Health and safety practices for students, staff, and visitors

Help us celebrate

50 years of environmental stewardship

and education at Wolf Ridge.

Bird Banding Drop-In

June 1, 2022

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

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Wolf Ridge 50th Speaker Series: Our Founder's Story

June 8, 2022

Join Jack Pichotta, Founder and Former Executive Director of Wolf Ridge ELC, for a discussion about the origin story of Wolf Ridge

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Stories from the Ridge

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Peregrine Falcon Live Stream at Mayo

Peter Smerud appears live stream from the rooftop of Mayo for their annual peregrine falcon banding.

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Green Aurora Borealis Over Lake Superior

Photographer’s Thru-Hike Supports Wolf Ridge Class

John Keefover is thru-hiking the Superior Hiking Trail and raising money for Wolf Ridge.

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Margaret A. Cargill Lodge

WorldView: An Interview With Pete Smerud

The Concordia Language Villages blog, WorldView, interviews Pete Smerud about his career, the Living Building Challenge, and more.

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