Youth Wilderness Trip - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Buchanan County Conservation Offices, Buchanan County

Sunday, July 28, 2024

Ages 14-18

Cost $500/person (Registration is Deposit only - You will be contacted for final payment)

The trip is offered in partnership with Buchanan and Benton County Conservation.

See Brochure for additional details

Participants will explore the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness – the most vast wilderness in the lower 48 states and home to loon, moose, wolves, and black bear-  in northeast Minnesota. If you have a bit of canoeing experience and the strength and spirit to explore, this trip may be for you! . You will paddle across wilderness lakes, portage canoes and packs, fish for fun and food, read maps and use a compasses, live in tents without leaving a trace, cook meals in wilderness areas, and learn about the ecology of this magnificent area. Tents, backpacks, canoes, cooking gear, food, and transportation from Fontana Interpretive Nature Center are all provided. (Maximum of 5 youth to attend)

Youth interested in this trip should answer the question when registering. Participants selected will be notified ASAP and no later than 2 weeks after registering.

Stipends and scholarships are available to help offset costs. Email Sondra for details.

MANDATORY Training day will be July 18 from 4:30 - 9 pm.

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Youth Wilderness Trip - Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness


Sunday, July 28, 2024 - Sunday, August 4, 2024
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM


Leave from Fontana Nature Center
1883 125th St.
Hazleton, IA 50641
Sondra Cabell (319) 636-2617 Aaron Aslelson (319) 472-4942
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Children - $100.00


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