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Wolf Family Rendezvous

 

register Date: April 1-2, 2017
Time: 
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Sunday 10 a.m.
Registration Deadline: March 24, 2017
register Date: June 3-4, 2017
Time: 
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Sunday 10 a.m.
Registration Deadline:
May 29, 2017
register Date: September 2-3, 2017
Time: 
Saturday 8:30 a.m. – Sunday 10 a.m.
Registration Deadline: August 19, 2017

Rates:
$75 Adult Non-member (13 years old and older), $67.50 Adult Member (13 years old and older)
$50 Child Non-member (6-12 years old), $45 Child Member (6-12 years old)

Let our pack meet yours! Add this fun, educational package into your family’s vacation plans. With plenty of family-focused activities and outdoor fun, your family will talk about this trip for years to come! Spend quality time together learning about the north woods home of the wolf through hikes, crafts, games and observing our ambassador wolves.

Each program and season features varied programs, hiking locations and outdoor activities.

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

Minimum Age: 6 *must be accompanied by adult if under the age of 18
Location: International Wolf Center
Minimum number of participants: 4
Maximum number of participants: 14

Activity Level: 1-3 mile hikes, outdoor games and activities, sleeping on auditorium floor overnight.

Package Includes:

  • Expert instruction by International Wolf Center staff
  • Plaster cast of a wolf track to take home (one per child)
  • What’s For Dinner? Weekly feeding program
  • Free Admission to the International Wolf Center for the weekend
  • Slumber Party style sleeping in the International Wolf Center’s auditorium
  • Pizza dinner and continental breakfast.

 


 

Sample itinerary – Note that outdoor hikes and activities vary seasonally.

Friday
• Receive free admission to the International Wolf Center. Use this time for self-guided
exploration of all of our exhibits. The Center is open daily at 10:00 a.m. and
closes at 5:00 p.m.. The Wolf Den Store is open during this time.

Saturday

  • Pack some snacks for this full day of fun! It all begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • 8:30 a.m. – Arrive at the Center for a private lesson about the purpose and role of
    the ambassador wolves living at the Center.
  • 9:00 a.m. – Wolf Adaptations program
  • 10:00 a.m. – Wildlife tracking/sign in the wilderness, & make your own wolf plaster
    track!
  • Free time for lunch on your own. Enjoy some family time while tasting the flavors
    of Ely at a local restaurant!
  • 1:00 p.m. – Head out into the north woods to apply your newfound skills in animal
    tracking and see what the Superior National Forest has to offer. This hike will
    include discussions on local flora and fauna and possibly some fun games! If the
    snow is deep enough, we’ll strap snowshoes onto our boots and learn about winter
    foot-travel too. Plan for a hike over uneven terrain and dress for the weather. Bring a
    snack and a bottle of water.
  • Afternoon free time to enjoy the Ely area.
  • 5:00 p.m. – Return to the Center for a tasty pizza dinner with all the fixing’s! Enjoy
    your meal with some private wolf-viewing time.
  • 6:00 p.m. – Sit back and relax in the theater for a special presentation of the Center’s
    own Highlights of the Ambassador Pack film.
  • 7:00 p.m. – Get ready to learn what wolves eat for dinner at the “What’s for
    Dinner?” program. An introductory lesson on wolf hunting and feeding behavior
    will prepare you for the weekly feeding of our ambassador wolves!
  • 8:00 p.m. – The fun continues with outdoor “night” activities to discover the special
    adaptations that wolves and other wildlife have for a life of nocturnal activity. Plan to
    be outdoors unless it is raining or the temperature is below 10°F.
  • Programming ends for the day at approximately 10:00 p.m.

Sunday

  • 7:00 a.m. – Rise and shine! Wake up to the ambassador wolves and enjoy their
    presence as you pack up your overnight gear in preparation for breakfast.
  • 7:30 a.m. – Partake in a continental breakfast of bread goods, cereal, fruit, juices and
    milk.
  • 8:00 a.m. – Take advantage of some private wolf-viewing time before the wolves
    settle in for their late-morning naps.
  • 8:30 a.m. – Wrap up your learning experience with a rousing game of Wolf Jeopardy!
  • Program concludes at approximately 10:00 a.m.

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