Current Classes & Workshops
Outdoor Adventure Center - Becoming an Urban Outdoors Woman: Archery 101 FULL

The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.

Fish Tagging Tours

Tours are at 10a.m., 12p.m. and 2p.m.

See how Department of Natural Resources staff tag Chinook salmon and other fish for research in the mass-marking trailer, visiting from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, at Wolf Lake for a just a few days each year. No pre-registration is required. This program is free of charge.

Mitchell State Park - Steelhead Clinic

Seminar will cover everything from jigs and bait to floats and ice safety, plus rules and regulations. After the seminar concludes, we will move to the ice, where the hands-on lessons will continue and the Youth Fishing Derby will kick off. 

Outdoor Adventure Center - National Puppy Day

Celebrate National Puppy Day with puppy-themed crafts and a pet adoption event.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Getting Started with Canoe Camping

Learn about some of the basics of getting started with canoe camping, including gear and canoeing skills for lakes and easy rivers.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Water Walkers: Protecting the Great Lakes

Interactive, child-focused presentation by author Carol Trembath.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.

Outdoor Adventure Center - 'A Beaver Tale: The Castors of Conners Creek'

Presentation by local author and illustrator Gerry Wykes. 

Future Historians Meeting
Michigan Iron Industry Museum, Negaunee.
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Maple Trees

Part of the Outdoor Adventure Center's WOW - Wild Over Wednesday program. Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about maple trees.

Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join in to help protect this critical dune system! Non-native honeysuckle, japanese barberry and other invasive shrubs are encroaching upon the dune and native forest system.

Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Volunteers will likely be pulling garlic mustard. Plants may be small, but they are many.

Silver Lake State Park - Keep It Clean in 18 Spring Clean Up

This event is open to anyone that is interested in helping the Silver Lake Recreation Association Clean up the Silver Lake State Park ORV Area.

Mitchell State Park - Turkey Hunting Clinic

This “A to Z” class on how to hunt wild turkeys will cover everything you need to know to get started, including how to find a location, scouting, calling and gear to use. 

Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Easter Egg Scramble

Bring your Easter basket and collect some of the 5,000 candy-filled eggs that the Easter Bunny has hidden in the park! For ages 0-12.

Waterloo Recreation Area - Spring Turkey Hunting Clinic

This class offers a broad look at the basics of hunter safety, shotgun patterning, tactics and calling, and also covers decoys, blinds and other tricks of a successful hunt.