The Wonder of Wolves: Intergenerational Wolf Discovery
Become part of the pack at the International Wolf Center as you and your grandchild learn about animal tracking, local wildlife, lupine behavior and enjoy a picnic in Superior Forest.
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Program No. 4967RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Explore the life of the wolf with your grandchild at the state-of-the-art International Wolf Center in Ely. Observe the eating, sleeping, and playing habits of the center’s resident pack as you explore the intricacies of lupine behavior. Howl with excitement as you learn their adaptations to survival, the dynamic interaction with prey and the complexities of wolf-human relations with expert lecturers.
Activity Level
Walking up to two miles per day on forest trails that can be uneven and rocky.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Follow wolf tracks, search for wolf scat to prove their elusive presence, and learn the habits of their favorite prey.
  • Go on a field trip to track wolves with radio telemetry equipment just like wolf biologists.
  • Observe the fauna of Minnesota wildlife in the Superior National Forest and share a picnic with your grandchild by a waterfall.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12.
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