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As a Group

The kind of experience that’s best shared with others. Be it a community, youth, or professional group, Wolf Ridge provides the perfect backdrop for a life-changing experience. We are natural partners when it comes to educating all ages and have a proven track record of providing excellent, hands-on, active, and fun educational and team-building experiences.

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NOTE: Due to health and safety concerns surrounding COVID-19, Wolf Ridge will not be hosting any conference or outside groups between now and September 1, 2020. Our priority during this time is the safety and well being of our participants, staff, and the broader community. If you have questions about the planning of future programs, please contact Mike Krussow, Program Coordinator, at mike.krussow@wolf-ridge.org.



A Beautiful Place to Meet

Wolf Ridge’s 2,000 forested acres overlooking Lake Superior provide an idyllic setting for your conference with its breathtaking vistas, secluded trails, and pristine lakes. Participants stay in the Wolf Ridge dormitories, take meals in the dining hall, and attend meetings in a variety of campus settings, from the 350 seat auditorium to smaller and more informal rooms.


Conference Facilities

Bring your organization to Wolf Ridge for a conference that combines business in a beautiful setting with access to outdoor recreation. Situated mid-way between Grand Marais and Two Harbors, our campus and facilities can meet the single-day or overnight needs of conferences and meetings for up to 300 people.

  • Groups of up to 300 people
  • Two large meeting rooms
  • Display areas
  • 19 break-out session rooms
  • Wireless high-speed internet
  • Chef-prepared meals in our dining hall
  • A/V equipment
  • Dormitory style lodging with linens
  • Access to Wolf Ridge equipment and activities


What to do when you’re not in a meeting

Free time might be spent on hiking/ski trails, climbing on indoor rock walls, crossing the high ropes course or attending programs on birds of prey or the history of the North Shore. Nearby, you’ll find access to Lake Superior, the Superior Hiking Trail, many state parks, Scientific and Natural Areas, historical sites, golf courses, and local natural resource industries for field trips. In the evening Wolf Ridge staff can provide interesting and entertaining interpretive programs on topics such as the history of the North Shore or our live raptor show.


Field trip possibilities

  • North Shore State Parks
  • Minnesota State Scientific and Natural Areas
  • Historical Sites: Split Rock Lighthouse, Finland Historical Site, Cross River Heritage Center and North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum
  • Area industries: mining, logging, natural resource management, and commercial fishing
  • Our facilities are particularly appropriate for groups with an environmental, educational, team-building, or arts focus.


For Families and Community Groups

Youth or Family Groups

Perfect for groups of all kinds—community, college, scouting, church, athletic, or school to name a few—your group will love the 3-5 days of outdoor adventures you get at Wolf Ridge. Immerse yourself in an experience that focuses on community building, personal growth, and education adventures.


Boundary Waters Canoe Trips

Gather a group of up to 7 students and one adult leader from your community. Wolf Ridge will organize and lead a trip to the BWCAW, providing a naturalist-guide, all group equipment, food and time on our indoor rock wall. 2 days at Wolf Ridge plus a 5-day canoe trip.


Backpack the Superior Hiking Trail

Gather a group of up to 10 students and one adult leader from your community. Wolf Ridge will organize and lead a backpacking trip to the Superior Hiking Trail, providing a naturalist-guide, all group equipment, backpacks, food, and time on our climbing wall. Two days at Wolf Ridge plus five days backpacking.


Your Community’s Summer Camp

Another option is to partner with us to have your own camp at Wolf Ridge. We’d love to share how other Community Education programs have had great success running their youth camps through us.


Join or fill a Wolf Ridge Camp Session

Send your community’s 4th – 12th graders to join in on the fun and friendships of Wolf Ridge’s seven-day overnight camps. In addition to adventures and challenges like our high ropes course and rock climbing, each day is filled with outdoor fun, nature exploration, teamwork and initiative, and leadership skills. From swimming and games to camping in the woods and sharing stories by the campfire, children are guided through the discoveries of new friends, new challenges, and new skills.

Lodging and Dining

A place to kick back and relax

Groups will be housed in our Summit and MAC Lodges. The Summit and MAC Lodges sleeping rooms sleep 4-8. Great rooms feature plenty of room for games. In the Summit Lodge windows overlook the beauty of the northwoods forests. There is a fireplace in MAC Lodge.


Fuel for your imagination

Guests can satisfy their appetites in the Fireplace Dining Room or in the Lake Superior Dining Room. Here, they’ll enjoy the range of delicious menu options developed by our Food Service Director.


Cost varies by the number of days, participants, and meal choices. Please contact us for more specific information.

We accept credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover) as well as checks.


How to Reserve

A conversation is the best way to plan the perfect time for your group to come to Wolf Ridge.

  • Call 218-353-7414 any time between 8 and 4;30, Monday-Fridays.
  • You can also email our scheduler.