Events

 

Birding by Ear

06/01/2024 07:00 AM - 08:30 AM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $20.00
Northern Minnesota hosts a colorful variety of nesting songbirds each summer, from chestnut-sided warblers to goldfinches. Each species has a colorful song and this class focuses on learning to match the song with the singer while in the field.

Fly Casting: Learn & Practice

06/02/2024 04:00 PM - 06:30 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $30.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $40.00  -  Supporting Tuition
  • $20.00  -  Supported Tuition

Women’s Stone Masonry: Walkways to Walls

06/03/2024 07:00 AM - 06/07/2024 06:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • Free

Intro to Kayaking

06/22/2024 09:00 AM - 06/23/2024 04:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $168.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $112.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $224.00  -  Supporting Tuition
he class will encompass everything from paddle strokes and maneuvers to basic navigation and how it relates to the paddler.  (Spoiler alert! Almost all of these skills are transferrable to canoeing!) 

Photographing Orchids Field Trip

06/23/2024 08:00 AM - 01:30 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $65.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $45.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $85.00  -  Supporting Tuition

Cattail Supermarket

06/23/2024 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $36.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $50.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $64.00  -  Supporting Tuition
Visit cattail swamps and find food and useful household items. We will learn together about indigenous people’s uses for cattails and the variety of foods contained in the roots, stalks, and flowering parts. We’ll return to the Folk School to create useful items and have a snack, the details of which will depend on the cattails’ stage of development.

Beginning Pine Needle Basketry

06/25/2024 09:00 AM - 06/27/2024 12:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $92.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $68.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $116.00  -  Supporting Tuition
Students will create and complete their own small pine needle basket using pine needles.

Backcountry Baking

07/06/2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $29.00

Women’s Stone Masonry: 3 Day Walkways to Walls

07/24/2024 07:00 AM - 07/26/2024 06:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • Free

Mushroom Foraging for Beginners

08/07/2024 05:00 PM - 07:30 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $45.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $35.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $55.00  -  Supporting Tuition
We will cover the 'Safe Six' edibles and discuss ways to preserve and use them.

Capturing Fall Colors

09/29/2024 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $84.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $56.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $112.00  -  Supporting Tuition
Be a part of an autumn tradition in the North Country – observing and photographing fall color!

Ice Fishing 101

12/13/2024 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM CT
Outdoor Skills and Knowledge
  • $29.00  -  Supported Tuition
  • $41.00  -  Standard Tuition
  • $53.00  -  Supporting Tuition