Open the door and take the kids outside for the real adventures they can't get on any screen.
I recently enjoyed a conversation with a Wolf Ridge assistant trip leader who was planning a Trees and Keys trail lesson for the Isle Royale backpacking trip leaving this week. During our conversation, he explained to me that he was inspired to teach the lesson after having seen a viral Internet post about children’s abilities […]Read Full Post
It’s the beginning of January and we are heading into what might be the coldest week of the year so far. Sometimes being outside in the cold can be intimidating, but here at Wolf Ridge we believe it is also a great opportunity to learn and explore in a unique setting. During these frosty times […]Read Full Post
Winter can be amazing. When the temperatures hover around zero and below the snow squeaks when you walk and those clear azure skies and sparkling white snow can take your breath away. And if you’re dressed right, that breathe will be warm and comfortable. You’ve probably heard the expression ‘There’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing.’ Wolf Ridge has been teaching […]Read Full Post
This week maple and pine trees were cracking from the cold. The reason they crack is because the sap inside the tree freezes and expands. You can hear the cracking happen and feel it cracking when you touch it. Head outside on a cold night and see what you can hear! ~Sydney Stock and Megan […]Read Full Post
We all have those memorable moments that change our lives. They stick with us and shape who we are. When I look back I can point to moments that led me to my career in environmental education and fostered my appreciation for the natural world. I distinctly remember the joy and wonder I felt on […]Read Full Post
By Peter Smerud, Wolf Ridge Executive Director Wolf Ridge is an Adventure In Learning that has been changing people’s lives for over 40 years. This year, We have been working to more effectively convey the impact and value of the Wolf Ridge experience. We believe it is very important that we keep our […]Read Full Post
Experiencing Lake Superior First Hand! There is something magical about a summer camp experience. Each and every camp in the world is different. Not merely because of geography or location, but because of the traditions and people who have touched the camp. Every camp has hidden treasures of history and traditions that give it […]Read Full Post