Public Programs Calendar of Events

Tracking Cougars and Other Carnivores

Saturday, December 5 8:00am - Sunday, December 6 4:00pm

You are invited to track carnivores with Dr. Jim Halfpenny. Dr. Jim Halfpenny is a nationally recognized author and tracking expert.

Learn how to find signs of cougar, lynx, bears, wolves and other carnivores.

All wildlife enthusiasts are welcome to attend!

Dr. James Halfpenny PH.D. is President of A Naturalist’s World, an educational adventure company and is a former research associate at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado. He served as director of the Mountain Research Station and has taught tracking since 1967. In addition to numerous scientific and popular articles, he is author of A Field Guide to Mammal Tracking in North America and Winter: An Ecological Handbook.

Weekend Package: $245/person
Includes all meals, lodging* and instruction

Commuter Package:  $185/person
Includes two lunches and instruction

Optional Friday night lodging: $49/person
Includes breakfast

*Shared room either of your own choice or assigned. Private room, if available, is an additional $25/night.

Register by: November 27

Click here to register for the Tracking Workshop.

Treehaven Tromp

Saturday, February 6 10K: 10:00am 5K: 10:15am

Treehaven is the perfect destination for a great snowshoe race! Racers have found the course on our 1400 acres both beautiful and challenging, and our warm and inviting lodge is the ideal setting for the post race festivities.

Join us for the 5K snowshoe race/fun run or participate in the 10K, which is part of the Braveheart Snowshoe Racing Series ( and is a United States Snowshoe Association regional qualifying event. 

Cost: $35 - Includes race registration, awards ceremony, all-you-can-eat chili luncheon, refreshments, and a high performance wicking T-shirt.
Children under 12 are half price with a registered adult.
Early Bird Discount: Register by January 8 to save $5 and to ensure that a T-shirt will be available in your size.

Cost: $85/room for up to four - Includes breakfast, linens, sheets, pillow, blanket, towels and bar soap.

Click here to register for the Treehaven Tromp.


Wolf Ecology Workshop
Saturday, February 13 9:00am - Sunday, February 14 12:00pm

Experience shared learning with other wolf enthusiasts while tracking, studying in the classroom and field, and learning from professionals and members of the Timber Wolf Information Network in Treehaven’s Northwoods setting.

Full Package: $165.00/person

Includes four meals, Saturday night lodging and instruction.

Commuter Package: $115.00/person

Includes lunch and dinner on Saturday, lunch on Sunday and instruction.

Register by: February 5


An extended wolf ecology class that includes the course at Treehaven is available. Click here for more information.


Yoga and the Four Functions of the Mind

Friday, February 26 5:00pm - Sunday, February 28 12:00pm

Yoga is a practice designed to bring more awareness to both our bodies and our minds. During our retreat we will explore the four functions of the mind to help cultivate a calmer more peaceful life. We will also practice Hatha yoga, meditate, build community, and have fun!

Instructor Bio: Gigi Heinz's teaching style is infused with passion and energy. She enjoys connecting with her students and sharing her love of yoga. She has a BS in Health Promotion & Wellness from UWSP, is an RYT500 with Yoga Alliance, and is certified as a Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapy.

Weekend Package: $280.00

Includes five meals, double occupancy lodging* and four yoga sessions

Commuter Package: $230.00

Includes two meals and four yoga sessions

Register by: February 19

Click here to register for Yoga and the Four Functions of the Mind.

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.