Grand Adventure: Exploring Nature With Your Grandchild
Don’t delay! Join us for a rock climbing and outdoor adventure in Minnesota’s Northwoods, where you and your grandchild will learn about ecology, camping and Native American traditions.
Program No. 2547RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Connect to your grandchild and to the amazing planet you both share during a week in the beautiful Northwoods of Minnesota at a renowned environmental learning center. Instill in your young learner an abiding respect for nature and all its gifts as you explore for animals, become French voyageurs and practice Native American skills alongside one another. You’ll both return home with new wisdom about the environmental ecology of forests and streams, outdoor skills and memories to cherish forever.
Activity Level
Moderately Challenging
Most classes outdoors and active, rain or shine. Hiking two miles, rugged trails, elevation changes up to 350 feet.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the world’s third-largest freshwater lake up close on a field trip to Lake Superior, including a gourmet picnic lunch along its shores.
  • Live the history of the fur trade by paddling a voyageur canoe, making fire with flint and steel and frying gallatte over an open fire.
  • Face the challenge and excitement of a high-ropes adventure, crossing cables and logs 25 feet off the ground, and climb the Indoor Rock Wall.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12. For a winter version of this program, see "Grand Winter Adventure: For Grandparents and Grandchildren", program #6249.
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