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Life Grows Here

Wolf Ridge is the kind of place where living things can change before your eyes. Things like trees, animals, lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Things like you. Because at Wolf Ridge, learning is the greatest adventure there is. Scroll for a snapshot of the programs we offer. 

Attend as a School

Up here, our 2,000-acre classroom will teach students things they could never find in the pages of a book. Not only about the natural world, but also about themselves. As a fully accredited school aligned with Minnesota Academic Standards, Wolf Ridge is a world-class educational experience designed to complement and enhance what happens in classrooms across the region.

Bring Your Group

A variety of different community, youth, and professional groups make the trek to Wolf Ridge every year. We have a proven track record of providing excellent, hands-on, active, and fun educational and team-building experiences for kids and adults.

Drop-in Visitors 

Due to COVID-19, our campus is currently open only to participants who are formally registered for our programs.

Spending the day at Wolf Ridge is a great way to gain exposure to the kind of adventures you can find here. Guests are welcome to stop by our office and learn about special events, trails, and more. It’s a great way to dip your toe into nature before diving in.

Come to Family Camp

Grow together in the great outdoors during our Family Camps. Wolf Ridge sits between the shores of Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Equal parts majestic and remote, our relaxed family environment will provide you and your family the kind of vacation you can only get at Wolf Ridge. Here, you’ll learn and grow together through hands-on activities. We’ll take care of the details; you just have the time of your life.

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Join a Summer Youth Camp

Think of our camps as a life-changing experience. Here, campers will learn more about themselves, develop new skills, embrace challenges, experience new adventures, and make lasting friendships in the outdoors.

5-Day Wilderness Trips

There’s exploring the trails near your house. Then there’s exploring the great outdoors in a setting you can’t find anywhere else. From the Boundary Waters to the Apostle Islands, our Wilderness Trips provide adventure for families and friends who love to explore the outdoors together.

Split Rock Kayak 1/2-Day Tours

The shores and waters around Split Rock Lighthouse State Park are an ideal place for paddlers to learn about sea kayaking and explore the natural and cultural wonders of this great lake. Wolf Ridge’s kayak guides combine storytelling, and interpretation to bring the history of Lake Superior alive!

Boundary Waters Day Trips

The Boundary Waters is a Minnesota icon, and for good reason! Over a million acres of lakes, streams, and portages have been explored and sparked joy in countless travelers over centuries, from the native Ojibwe to today. Come immerse yourself in this timeless place with a naturalist as your guide.