Join us as we make our exciting return to the newly renovated Wolf Ridge ELC! The 33rd year of Summer Field Biology is just around the corner and this year’s theme is "Caught in the Web of Minnesota’s Spiders." We’ll learn about the 450+ species of araneae (spiders) spinning webs in Minnesota. Our agenda will include species identification, spider venom, and web creation as we work to understand these often feared but amazing creatures. This program is led by experienced Hopkins School District teachers who are committed to making every moment memorable for your child.Wolf Ridge 2018:
July 10 (9:30 am - 7:00pm) Hopkins High School Tie-dye your own Summer Field Biology t-shirt and explore the world of Minnesota’s spiders. Get prepared for activities that you will experience up North! This includes selecting Wolf Ridge activities and dorm groups. Attendance on July 10th is essential, as we use this day to prepare for the Wolf Ridge portion of camp! July 16-20: Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning CenterDeparture: Our group will leave from Hopkins High School on July 16 at 6:30 am.Wolf Ridge ELC Activities:
Adventure: Climb indoor rock walls, traverse tree tops rope courses, paddle canoes, test your compass skills in orienteering, and explore lakes in kayaks (high school students).
Cultural Learning: Learn about the Voyageurs and Ojibwe people who have contributed to our Minnesota history.
Nature/Animal Life: Learn about the land and creatures with which we share our earth.
Hiking: Hike to an elevation of 1,450 feet and watch the sun rise or set over Lake Superior.
Conservation: Renew your commitment to sustainable living.
Teamwork/Challenge: Work in mixed-age teams to compete in our annual Wolf Ridge Amazing Race.
Fun: Sing songs at an outdoor bonfire with s'mores as we laugh and connect with new friends.
Return: We will return to Hopkins High School shortly after 6:00 pm on July 20.Cost includes transportation, special field trips, lodging, meals and staffing. This is a technology free program; we value this opportunity to unplug as we connect with each other and nature.Multiple Child Discount! $50 off for each additional child enrolled. You must enroll through Hopkins Community Education staff in order to receive the discount. 952-988-4070.Cancellation Policy - 100% if canceled by May 16th, May 17th to June 1st 50%, after June 1st, no refunds. For more information about Wolf Ridge visit www.wolf-ridge.org. Register for this camp through Hopkins Community Education, NOT THROUGH Wolf Ridge.