Explore the fascinating trail of idea to published book with children's author and linoleum block-cut artist Kelly Dupre, as she takes you through the process for the publication of The Raven's Many Gifts.Lunch: Enjoy a simple, but delicious lunch in the Great Hall. Soup and sandwiches are the usual fare, and for those falling in love with the creamy cheese tomato soup or the golden "breakfast" bread (a delicious sandwich bread with orange, carrot, and raisin), recipes can be found in the Naniboujou cookbook.Afternoon: A short period of free time precedes dinner. Relax with others in the solarium, take a walk along the beach looking for agates or listening to the waves, or pursue something else on your own.
An introduction to gentle exercise kicks off the afternoon. Walking, stretching, and Ta'i Chi Chih are all activities which will be explored throughout the week. No one will be asked to go beyond the limits of their ability.Dinner: Eat in the Great Hall.Evening: Gain an understanding of the vast enterprise known as North American Fur Trade. Learn the role of Lake Superior and Grand Portage. An animated presenter brings to life this historical topic.Lodging: Naniboujou LodgeMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Learn interesting facts about Lake Superior, and gain an introductory knowledge of geology and how it applies to the actual forces forming the largest of the great lakes. As time allows, there may be a "rock hunting" walk down to the beach.Lunch: Enjoy another scrumptious lunch in the Great Hall.Afternoon: Become invigorated with more gentle exercise, and perhaps a walk in Judge C. Magney State Park.
Learn how to identify the trees and many of the non-flowering plants of the north woods, particularly those in the Lake Superior region. This session includes both indoor and outdoor learning, and participants will be given a tree key to take home with them.Dinner: Recount the day's events over another wonderful meal in the Great Hall.Evening: Watch an artist at work, as he paints and tells of his life in the Lake Superior region.Lodging: Naniboujou LodgeMeals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Engage your body and mind in a short session in gentle exercise---perhaps a Ta'i Chi Chih routine, some stretching exercises, or a jaunt outside on a quick walk.
Conclude the rugged beauty theme of the program with a session on north woods animals. Some of what is here and what is not might surprise you. Learn interesting tidbits about a variety of animal inhabitants.Lunch: Enjoy the camaraderie of your fellow Road Scholar participants one more time while enjoying a delicious lunch.Afternoon: Plan to check-out from the lodge by 1:30 PM.Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch