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Snowshoe Weaving Workshop

Ojibwa Style Snowshoes

Ojibwa Style Snowshoes

Date: February 18 – 19, 2017
Time:  Saturday 4:00 p.m. – Sunday 3:00 p.m.
Registration Deadline: February 4, 2017

Program Rates: 

Non-member $400, Member $360

 

 

Learn to weave your very own set of Ojibwa Style snowshoes in our Snowshoe Weaving Workshop! Ely local Peta barrett will be teaching participants the traditional method of creating a pair of snowshoes. Enjoy free admission to the International Wolf Center, Dinner and Breakfast, and our What’s For Dinner feeding program as added perks to this program, and walk away with a newly weaved set of snowshoes created by you!

Download important program details [PDF] (cancellation policy, details on lodging, meals and transport, packing list and sample itinerary and Required Health Form).

Minimum Age: 12 *must be accompanied by adult if under the age of 18
Location: International Wolf Center
Minimum number of participants: 4
Maximum number of participants: 12

Activity Level:  LOW. Extended time sitting and weaving snowshoes. Estimated 10 hours of work spanned over 2 days.

Package Includes:

  • 1 Ojibwa Style Snowshoe Kit
  • Expert instruction by Peta Barrett
  • Instructions for urethane coating your snowshoes
  • Admission to the International Wolf Center and our weekly feeding program “What’s for Dinner?”
  • Pizza Dinner
  • Continental breakfast

 

Note: Itinerary is subject to change

Saturday, February 18

  • 4:00 p.m. – Arrival and introductions
  • 4:30 p.m. – Get started on your snowshoes!
  • 6:30 p.m. – Take a break for a pizza dinner
  • 7:00 p.m. – Enjoy our What’s for Dinner program and watch our wolves feed!
  • 8:00 p.m. – Continue a bit of work on your snowshoes before wrapping up for the night

Sunday, February 19

  • 7:30 a.m. – Continental breakfast is served at the International Wolf Center
  • 8:00 a.m. – Continue work on your snowshoes!
  • Estimated program wrap up at 2:00 p.m.

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