*This program is full.*

Wild Rice Push Pole & Knocking Stick Making

Date: Monday, February 24 -Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Time: 6:00-9:00 PM, daily

Location: Wisconsin Canoe Heritage Museum
Program Fee: $30/individual
Registration: Required

Want to make your own tools for wild ricing? In this three-evening class, you will make a tamarack and maple push pole and a set of white cedar knocking sticks to use for wild ricing, using traditional and modern tools and techniques. All tools and materials will be provided. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org.


Engaging the Next Generation in the Outdoors

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Time: 6:00-7:00 PM

Location: Spooner Memorial Library, Spooner
Program Fee: Free
Registration: Not required

Learn about the many health benefits of getting kids outdoors and some strategies for getting youth out in nature! Jamie will share activities, games, and books that will engage youth with wildlife and the outdoors.


Vernal Equinox Hike

Date: Thursday, March 19, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:30pm

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Member Fee: $6/person or $15/family
Registration: Not required

Vernal Equinox is when the length of day and night are nearly equal. It marks the beginning of Spring, and the beginning of longer days and shorter nights. Join Hunt Hill to celebrate the Vernal Equinox with a night hike through the dark meadow. The hike will be followed by a bonfire to warm up and roast marshmallows.


*This program has been cancelled!*

Diamond Willow Walking Stick Workshop

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Program Fee: $20/person
Hunt Hill Members: $15/person
Registration: Required by Wednesday, March 18

Join Storme Nelson, retired Hunt Hill Executive Director, in harvesting diamond willow to make beautifully twisted walking sticks. Participants will learn about carving tools and easy techniques for carving their own walking sticks. Bring a bag lunch and your own carving tools if you have them. Tools will be provided, if you do not have any.

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org.


*This program has been cancelled!*

Helping Hands

Date: Saturday, April 25, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Program Fee: Free
Registration: Not required

Help Hunt Hill officially open camp for the summer season! Volunteers are needed to help clean, organize, wash, wipe and rake-up camp. All ages and skill levels are invited. All volunteers are provided with a continental breakfast and treated to lunch.


Full Moon Canoeing – Beyond the Bog

Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Member Fee: $6/person or $15/family
Registration:
Required by June 1

Enjoy a relaxing evening of floating on the lake with a brief nature presentation. Paddle right up to the bog to get a closer look at this floating mat that’s able to support a wide variety of fascinating plants like tamarack trees and carnivorous plants!

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org. Open to persons of all ages and canoeing abilities.


Summer Solstice Canoe

Date: Sunday, June 23, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Members: $6/person or $15/family
Registration: Required by June 19

Celebrate the longest day of the year with us at Hunt Hill by enjoying a paddle on Twin Lakes!

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org. Open to persons of all ages and canoeing abilities.


*This program has been cancelled!*

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Dates: Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM, daily

Program Fee: $125/person
Registration: Required by June 3

Upon successful completion of this five-day intensive program, you will receive Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED, Blood Borne Pathogens, and Anaphylaxis Certifications. Participants must be able to pass the Lifeguard prerequisite test described on the American Red Cross website. Open to ages 16 and older. Meals and overnight accommodations are available at an additional cost.

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org .


Best Kept Secrets of Hunt Hill

Date: Sunday, June 28, 2020
Time: 1:00-3:00 PM

Program Fee: $5/person
Hunt Hill Member Fee: Free
Registration: Required by June 25

Have you ever wondered what’s up the private drive on top of the hill? Ever wanted a naturalist to point out the rare flowers that live at Hunt Hill? Curious about where that unmarked trail leads? Here’s your chance to learn about Hunt Hill’s secrets and mysteries! You’ll get to choose from several different tours led by Hunt Hill representatives featuring special, little-known facts about Hunt Hill.


Full Moon Canoeing – Birds by the Lake

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Member Fee: $6/person or $15/family
Registration:
Required by June 29

Go birding from the lake as you enjoy a relaxing evening of paddling and a brief nature presentation. You’ll likely hear the “conk-la-ree” of a red-winged blackbird, the rattling call of a sandhill crane, and the eerie wail of a loon.

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org. Open to persons of all ages and canoe abilities.


Full Moon Canoeing – Living with Beavers

Date: Sunday, August 2, 2020
Time: 7:00-9:00 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Member Fee: $6/person or $15/family
Registration:
Required by July 31

Enjoy an evening of paddling as you learn about the fascinating adaptations of beavers during a brief nature presentation. Paddle right up to two great creations of the beavers: the lodge and the dam.

To register, call 715-635-6543 or email info@hunthill.org. Open to persons of all ages and canoe abilities.


Autumnal Equinox Hike

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Members: $6/person or $15/family
Registration: Not required

The Autumnal Equinox is when the length of the day and the night are nearly even. This marks the beginning of fall. Celebrate the coming of fall with an evening hike through the woods as the sun sets. You’ll let your eyes adjust to the dark and get to experience the hike with awakened senses! Afterwards, enjoy some hot apple cider by the fire. Don’t forget your mug!


Christmas Bird Count

Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020
Time: Meet at 7:00 AM

Location: Meet at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Program Fee: Free
Register by: Friday, December 18

Participate in the National Audubon Society’s 121st Christmas Bird Count (CBC)! The count is the longest running citizen-science program in the world and involves volunteers traveling assigned routes to count birds. Open to all levels of birding experience and ability. For more information about CBC, visit christmasbirdcount.org.


Winter Solstice Snowshoe Hike

Date: Monday, December 21, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM

Program Fee: $8/person or $20/family
Hunt Hill Members: $6/person or $15/family
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a winter hike by foot or snowshoe on the longest night of the year. Then warm up with some hot chocolate and s’mores by the fire.