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Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute

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1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI
715-682-1223

July 2021

Stewards of Tomorrow: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore (Session 3)

July 26July 29
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI
Devil's Island Apostle Islands

Stewards for Tomorrow is for local youth 13-17 years old interested in exploring the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and becoming a potential steward of the park. Our goal is to provide 50 local youth with the opportunity to experience the Apostle Islands and Lake Superior as part of the 50th anniversary of the park and support them in becoming stewards to protect and preserve the park in the future. Participants will spend one day sea kayaking the mainland sea caves,…

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Outdoor Adventure Leadership: Paddle and Fish

July 26July 29
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI
NorthlandCollege-FlyFishing

Our Outdoor Adventure Leadership program is a partnership program with UW 4-H Extension designed for youth in sixth through ninth grades. “Paddle and Fish” is for youth 10-14 years old interested in fishing and paddling on both rivers and lakes. Participants will choose their own adventure, learning how to make decisions based on both individual interests and group needs; learn about protection of watersheds, lakes and rivers; meet with local experts; and, learn more about and practice both paddling and…

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August 2021

Outdoor Adventure Leadership: Primitive Skills

August 2August 5
Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, 1411 Ellis Ave.
Ashland, WI
Forest Lodge Woods

Our Outdoor Adventure Leadership program is a partnership program with UW 4-H Extension designed for youth in sixth through ninth grades. “Primitive Skills” is for youth 10-14 years old interested in developing basic outdoor skills. Skills that students will learn and practice include shelter building, navigation, cordage, fire building, identifying plants and tracking. Students will have the option to sleep in their shelters on Wednesday night of the program. This will take place on a Northland outreach education site. More…

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