Current Classes & Workshops
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Tahqua Trail Run

Don't miss out on this 25k and 10k course that ends at the Upper Tahquamenon Falls.

Holland State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Come enjoy an evening under the stars and watch as hundreds of meteors from the Perseid meteor shower streak across the sky. 

Lakeport State Park - 19th Annual Horseshoe Tournament (campers only)

Campers and their visitors are invited to our annual horseshoe tournament. This two-person team, single elimination tournament is a ton of fun for the whole family. 

Pinckney Recreation Area - Photo Scavenger Hunt (campers only)

In this fun scavenger hunt you use your camera and your imagination to follow clues leading to an edible ending!

Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Come to the Keweenaw for some stargazing and s'mores! Meet at the Fort Wilkins Historic State Park picnic area for a campfire and s'mores followed by stargazing and meteor viewing inside Fort Wilkins.

Leelanau State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Experience Leelanau State Park during the Perseid meteor shower where you will potentially be able to see hundreds of meteors flash across the sky.

Clear Lake State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Enjoy a s'more and watch hundreds of meteors flash across the night sky during the Perseid meteor shower.

Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Meteors and S'mores

Come enjoy some Meteors and S'mores.  Every August, the Perseid meteor shower puts on a show for all to enjoy as meteors flash across the night sky.

Van Riper State Park - Meteors and S'mores

Venture out to the park's beautiful beach for meteor shower viewing and s'mores. Our explorer guide will educate you on the amazing night sky around a campfire.

Clear Lake State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Archery

Come learn basic archery from history to hands-on target shooting.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Antlers Gone Wild

Weave an Antler Bowl, Wall Basket, Carrying Basket or Wall Hanging using white-tailed deer antlers and a large selection of natural and dyed natural materials.

Leelanau State Park - Pancakes in the Park

Enjoy fluffy pancakes, savory sausage, orange juice and MI State Park Coffee from Espresso Royale. Funds raised will benefit the Leelanau State Park Friends Group.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Everyday Tote

Basketry instructor Poppy Hatinger will guide you as you weave a reed tote basket with Shaker-style handles using heritage techniques basket makers used in times past.

Hoffmaster State Park - Photographing Birds Workshop with Tom Haxby

This class – taught by Tom Haxby, an award-winning and published freelance nature and wildlife photographer – will cover effective use of equipment, photography techniques and an introduction of raw processing.

Aloha State Park - Horseshoe Tournament (campers only)

Grab your partner for this fun horseshoe tournament!

Leelanau State Park - Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum Lobster Festival

Help support the restoration and preservation of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse by enjoying a lobster dinner alongside a beautiful view of Lake Michigan!

Pinckney Recreation Area - Bruin Lake Family Fun Dance (campers only)

Our campground host dances better than all other campground hosts! Bring your best moves and get jiggy with it at the Bruin Lake Family Fun Dance!

Interlochen State Park - John Griffin Memorial Classic Car Show

Classic cars and BIG equipment equals fun for the whole family! New this year will be a "Classic Kids" event. Enter vintage pedal cars, tricycles and bikes!

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lake of the Clouds in Stained Glass

Instructor Laura Hamlett will help you create a personalized stained glass scene of the Lake of the Clouds.

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

Come to the Porkies for our Annual Music Festival, with two stages, bands all weekend, a children's tent and activities, and a hot food concession. The festival will take place, under a big top canopy, rain or shine.

Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 101

Paddle on Lake Michigamme while learning kayaking safety skills and basic kayaking techniques.

Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 202

Join us for an advanced kayak paddle for those who are comfortable paddling and just want to get out with a group. Previous kayaking experience is required.