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Program #4528RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
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ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Itinerary for Sep 21 — Oct 3, 2014

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Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 21 - Arrival/Orientation, Dinner and Orientation
Note: Welcome to Treehaven, a natural resources education, conference and research center located in the northwoods near Tomahawk, Wis. Participants may check in any time between 1:15-4:45 p.m. Once you are checked in, a delicious welcome dinner will be served in Treehaven's Winterberry Dining Room. After dinner, we will meet in the auditorium for a brief orientation, which will include Information about Treehaven, field trips, daily activities and meals. Questions are welcomed.

Afternoon: Arrive at Treehaven. Check-in between 3:00-5:00 PM.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Meet in Sylvester Auditorium 6:30-8:00 PM. Welcome, orientation and introductions.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 22 - Breakfast, Field trip to Noisy Creek, Lunch, Crit...
Breakfast, Field trip to Noisy Creek, Lunch, Critique of previous work, Lecture and review, Dinner and Free Time

Note: Wake up to the smell of a warm breakfast in Treehaven's Winterberry Dining Room before preparing to take a field trip to view the scenic banks of Noisy Creek, a stream located near Rhinelander, Wis. Participants will return to Treehaven at noon for lunch before spending some of the afternoon critiquing previous works and learning a few photography tricks of the trade. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Afterwards, participants will have free time to enjoy relaxation, nature trails, gift shop, etc.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Noisy Creek or explore Treehaven trails (both optional).

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall or Field.

Afternoon: Review of previous work (Sylvester Auditorium).

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Free time.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Three: Tuesday, September 23 - Breakfast, Field Trip to Raven Nature Trail, Lunc...
Breakfast, Field Trip to Raven Nature Trail, Lunch, Free Time, Editing Images, Dinner and Critique and Lecture

Note: Arise to enjoy a delicious breakfast before heading out to the Raven Nature Trail, located north of Minocqua, Wis.. The trail features interpretive signs and plenty of benches to sit on to view the old stands of pine and hemlock trees. The trail also offers a plank bridge that crosses a bog, making it easy to get close-up views of pitcher plants and other native flora. After lunch, participants will enjoy free time, with the opportunity to relax and enjoy all that Treehaven has to offer!

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Raven Nature Trail, Return 1:00 pm

Lunch: 1:00-2:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall or Field.

Afternoon: Free time.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Four: Wednesday, September 24 - Breakfast, Field Trip to Otter Lake, Lunch, Free ...
Breakfast, Field Trip to Otter Lake, Lunch, Free Time, Editing Images, Dinner and Critique

Note: Fill your stomach with a delicious breakfast before traveling to Otter Lake, a 174-acre lake located near Elcho, Wis. After lunch, you will have plenty of time to edit the images of scenery, wildlife or activities you captured from the lake. After dinner, gather and learn valuable critiquing skills. Before you head to bed, don't forget to look up for a view the bright starry skies that umbrella Treehaven at night.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Waterfalls (Lunch in field) - Return 5:00 pm.

Lunch: Lunch in field.

Afternoon: Waterfalls - Return 5:00 pm.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Five: Thursday, September 25 - Breakfast, Field Trip to Waterfalls, Field Lunch,...
Note: Waterfalls, waterfalls and more waterfalls! This is a day you won't soon forget. Get ready to capture breathtaking waterfalls in northern Wisconsin, nestled within colorful Autumn forests. Once you see the falls, you won't want to leave, which is why Treehaven is packing a lunch for you. After you return from your exciting experience, dinner will be served in the Winterberry Dining Room, followed by camaraderie and critiquing.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Nicolet National Forest, Bog tour, cranberry march and winery tour - Return 5:00 pm.

Lunch: Field Lunch at Franklin Lake.

Afternoon: Field trip to Nicolet National Forest, Bog tour, cranberry march and winery tour - Return 5:00 pm.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Six: Friday, September 26 - Breakfast, Field trip to Chequamegon-Nicolet Nati...
Breakfast, Field trip to Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, Bogs and Winery Tour, Field Lunch at Franklin Lake, Dinner and Critique with University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point professor Katie Stern

Note: This day is a photographer's dream come true! After a hearty breakfast, travel to the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, where bird watching, viewing fantastic fall colors and nature study experiences await you! You will also visit a bog and take a tour of a local wintery. Lunch will be served at Franklin Lake, a 839-acre clear lake. At night, engage in a critiquing session with Katie Stern, professor of new media technology at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Eau Claire Dells - Return 5:00 pm.

Lunch: Field lunch at park.

Afternoon: Field trip to Eau Claire Dells - Return 5:00 pm.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Seven: Saturday, September 27 - Day Off, but includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Note: Take the day off to enjoy all the amenities of Treehaven's 1,400 acres of pure northern Wisconsin wilderness. Or travel and explore dining, shopping and recreation in the nearby towns of Tomahawk, Minocqua and Rhinelander.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Free time.

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Afternoon: Free time.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eight: Sunday, September 28 - Morning Off, but Breakfast will be served, lunch,...
Morning Off, but Breakfast will be served, lunch, editing images, dinner and presentation by Bob Mosier and Chris Walker

Note: Take the morning off to enjoy all the amenities of Treehaven's 1,400 acres of pure northern Wisconsin wilderness, or travel and explore dining, shopping and recreation in the nearby towns of Tomahawk, Minocqua and Rhinelander. After lunch, space will be made available to edit your images. After dinner, listen to a presentation by Bob Mosier and Chris Walker.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Free time.

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall

Afternoon: Free time.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Free time.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Nine: Monday, September 29 - Breakfast, Field trip to Eau Claire Dells Park an...
Breakfast, Field trip to Eau Claire Dells Park and Rib Mountain, Field Lunch at a park, Dinner and Free time.

Note: Wake up a hearty breakfast before traveling to The Dells of the Eau Claire Park. Ancient volcanic rock palisades and potholes carved in the rock by the falling water create a unique place at the dells and gorge. After the Dells, visit Rib Mountain State Park, home of the billion-year-old hill, one of the oldest geological formations on earth. The top of a 60-foot observation tower offers spectacular views of the Wisconsin River. After dinner, enjoy time to relax and enjoy your time at Treehaven.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field Trip to Otter Lake.

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM Field lunch.

Afternoon: Field Trip to Otter Lake.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Guest Speaker

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Ten: Tuesday, September 30 - Breakfast, Field Trip to Almon Recreation Area, L...
Breakfast, Field Trip to Almon Recreation Area, Lunch, Free Time, Dinner, Guest Speaker Pete Sanderson

Note: Wake up to the smell of a delicious breakfast before visiting the Almon Recreation Area, located in Rhinelander, Wis. This 160-acre park consists of a spectacular swimming beach, picnic areas and shelters, nature trails and a disc golf course. After lunch, enjoy free time. After dinner, listen to guest speaker and photographer Pete Sanderson talk about how to photograph landscapes graced with unusual atmospheric conditions.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Almon Recreation Area

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM WinterBerry Dinner Hall.

Afternoon: Free time.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Eleven: Wednesday, October 01 - Breakfast, Field Trip to Council Grounds State Pa...
Note: Enjoy breakfast in Treehaven's Winterberry Dining Room before heading to Council Grounds State Park, located in Merrill, Wis., along the Wisconsin River and Lake Alexander. Native American encampments once occupied the site of Council Grounds. The 508-acre park is a favorite spot for water enthusiasts and offers camping, hiking, hunting and fishing opportunities. Return to Treehaven for lunch and enjoy the rest of the day to do as you please!

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field trip to Waterfalls or Cathedral of the Pines.

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM Field lunch.

Afternoon: Field trip to Waterfalls or Cathedral of the Pines.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Critique.

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Conference Center

Description: Treehaven, an educational field station of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is located on a 1,400-acre forest reserve near Tomahawk, Wisconsin. Main lodge houses a spacious lounge, recreation equipment, computer lab w/internet, nature library, fireplace and the dining hall where home-cooked meals are served. Wildlife and wetlands await you in this very scenic area of northern Wisconsin.

Contact info:
W2540 Pickerel Creek Ave
Tomahawk, WI 54487-9112 USA
phone: 715-453-4106
web: www.uwsp.edu/treehaven

Room amenities: Wireless Internet

Facility amenities: WinterBerry Dining Room features a panoramic view of the scenic Harrison Hills.Native stone fireplace offering cozy and intimate dining; The Bear Track Lounge offers guests a piano, TV/VCR, foosball table, ping pong table and electronic darts; laundry and vending machines in adjoining rooms; Osprey Nest Nature library offers a quiet lounge and small group meeting space lofted above WinterBerry Dining Room, with over 2,000 volumes on topics ranging from ecology to Wisconsin history and lore; Outdoor deck with built-in seating, PC computer lab with high speed internet access available; Audio Visual Equipment Available; Mail Service is available - check with main office; The Trailside Nature Shop offers a varied and unique shopping experience for guests; The Okray Living Center features carpeted rooms sleeping up to four with private bathrooms, bunks, table with chairs, two wardrobes, wireless internet and private bathrooms/shower. Linens provided; Amphitheater includes an outdoor stage, hillside seating, AV set-up and outdoor dining space; Treehaven offers miles of unmarked trails covering 1,400 acres of forestland to accommodate hikers, skiers and snowshoe enthusiast. Smoking is permitted outdoors only and at least 50 feet from all building entryways. Smoking is not allowed inside Treehaven buildings. An outside ramp connects upper and lower levels of the WinterBerry Dining Room and BearTrack Lounge and Vallier Classroom Center with Okray Living Center A. To view a virtual tour of Treehaven's facilities, visit www.uwsp.edu/treehaven.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Varies.
Contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106 for more information.

Check in time: 3:00 PM


Day Twelve: Thursday, October 02 - Breakfast, Field trip to Prairie Dells, Lunch, Fr...
Breakfast, Field trip to Prairie Dells, Lunch, Free Time, Dinner and Grand Finale

Note: After helping yourself to breakfast, travel to the Prairie Dells Scenic Area, located near Merrill, Wis. Here you will find one of the largest and most productive trout streams in the area. The Prairie River winds through forestland, farm meadows and thick stands of tag alders on the way to its confluence with the Wisconsin River. After a series of four dams were removed, the Prairie River now flows freely over its entire length. A grand finale presentation will culminate the evening's activity.

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Field Trip to Prairie Dells and Harrison Hills.

Lunch: 12:00-1:00 PM Field lunch.

Afternoon: Field Trip to Prairie Dells and Harrison Hills.

Dinner: 5:00-6:00 PM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Evening: Creative Participants Fair

Lodging: Treehaven Conference Center

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Friday, October 03 - Breakfast, Field Lunch, Short Field Trip, Departu...
Note: We sincerely hope you had the most enjoyable and worthwhile time at Treehaven. To ensure you will not leave home disappointed, after breakfast you will embark in one last field trip - a surprise! After you return to Treehaven, you are welcome to leave at your convenience anytime before 5 p.m. Have a safe trip home!

Breakfast: 7:00-8:00 AM WinterBerry Dining Hall.

Morning: Wrap up session and pack.

Lunch: Box lunch available for departure.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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