Public Programs Calendar of Events

April 25-27
6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday; 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday

Earn a college graduate credit or enhance your professional skills by enrolling in this unique human dimensions course. Learn effective methods for group creative brainstorming, decision making and priority setting that you can apply to your own situation. Individual follow-up coaching is also available to help you keep your skills honed. Click the link above to view registration options and pricing. This class is geared toward graduate students or current professionals seeking new learning opportunities. Limited scholarships are available for University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate students and teachers. Registrations must be received by April 11, 2014.

To register for the weekend class, click here.

To earn credit, click here or visit for details on graduate credit.
4 p.m.-6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to noon Sunday

Get ready to have fun and get crazy! Treehaven's Spring Quilt Retreat will have participants "crazy quilting" a pillow, vest or a quilt. Crazy quilting uses irregular pieces of fabric without pattern, which makes for a fun, free-flowing quilting expereince. And if you need to get caught up on one of your own quilting projects, instructor Melanie Moyle will be glad to assist. Please register by April 25.
NEW reduced price! Returning participants will receive the same exceptional quilting instruction and access to Treehaven's amenities, but price has been lowered to encourage newcomers to attend this worthwhile retreat. Weekend Package: $180/person Commuter Package: $125/person.

Click here to register for the Spring Quilt Retreat or call 715-453-4106.

May 10
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn the art of silent meditation, walking meditation and Qigong at Treehaven's picturesque, natural setting. The day will include teachings and time for questions and discussions. A healthy lunch will be provided. Cost is $20/person. Please register by May 2.

Click here to register for the Silent Meditation and Mindfulness retreat or call 715-453-4106.

May 15
Registration and cash bar open at 5 p.m.; Dinner begins at 6 p.m.; Concert starts at 7:15 p.m.

                                                                                                     Photo by Doug Moore
Attend a special evening of wonderful food and great live music by the northwoods' fun and vibrant Woodland Strings orchestra. Click here to read more about Woodland Strings and to view the delicious entree choices Treehaven chef Ken Kulhanek will be offering guests. You will not be disappointed! Limited seating is available to register early. Cost is $25/person. Sponsored by WXPR Radio and Treehaven.

Click here to register for the Woodland Strings Concert and Dinner.

May 16-17
7 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday; 7-11 a.m. Saturday

      Birds by day                       Stars by night!

This one of a kind retreat combines both birding and astronomy on Treehaven's 1,400 acres of diverse northern forests. The weekend includes a Friday evening bird presentation, followed by an astronomy presentation and night sky telescope viewing (weather permitting). After a restful overnight in Treehaven's living center with private bathrooms, participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and dawn birding hike looking to identify the myriad spring migrants common to northern Wisconsin forests. Upon return participants will be treated to a delicious brunch buffet in Treehaven's WinterBerry dining room. Cost is $70 per person. Please register by May 9.

Click here to register for Galaxies and Grosbeaks

May 17
Learn the basics of canoeing through this fun and engaging experience. This program is ideal for families and kids age 10 and older. Equipment is provided. Register by May 9. Cost is $35/person.

Click here to register for Flatwater Canoeing for Beginners

Sept. 21-Oct. 3
Road Scholar: Adventures in Lifelong Learning
Capturing the Colors of the Season: Painting, Sketching, and Drawing in the Northwoods
Enjoy Treehaven's vibrant fall colors as you focus on the rich visual experience that its woods, fields and shorelines have to offer. Demonstrations and instruction in plein-air sketching, taking color notes, simple painting techniques, composition and use of light and shadow help you identify and appreciate the species native to the area. Through field trips and excursions, study past nature artists, explore personal aesthetics and gain insight into your own growth as an artist! Highlights include day trips to northern lakes, bogs, forests and waterfalls at Dells of the Eau Claire, as well as the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum's annual Birds in Art exhibit.
Click here to view pricing, register or receive more information.

Sept. 21-Oct. 3
Road Scholar: Adventures in Lifelong Learning
Capturing the Colors of the Season: Autumn Photography in the Northwoods

Capture the arrival of fall and its brilliant colors as you learn the techniques of high-quality nature photography. Get to know your digital camera better than ever before, investigating its features and using them to produce great images on the spot, without the need for photo-editing software. Take part in camaraderie with other photographers in the comfort of the conference center and unwind from each day of field trips beside the fireplace or in the spacious lounge, recreation center and nature library. Highlights include capturing landscapes, close-ups, wildlife, sunrises, night skies, waterfalls and more on daily field trips to outstanding scenic areas.
Click here to view the instructors' welcome letter and equipment list.

Click here to register for this event and to view pricing.


Treehaven's Public Programs offers a wide variety of opportunities to get you or your family outdoors and having fun.  Offerings range, from nature related crafts and skills such as snowshoe weaving or outdoor photography to in depth study of wolves or opportunity to become proficient in Leave-No-Trace, backpacking, yoga and much more.  College credit is often available.  Weekend workshops generally run Friday night through Sunday lunch and are all inclusive with instruction, great meals and comfortable lodging all on site.

For more information contact Treehaven at 715-453-4106.