March 20; April 1
Beer/wine available beginning at 5 p.m.; Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m.; Movie begins at 6:30 p.m.
This series features environmental films not normally seen in mainstream cinemas. They will be presented on a large screen following a hearty winter feast in Treehaven's dining room. Each film is selected on the basis of a thought-provoking environmental topic or for breath-taking cinematography. A discussion on the environmental themes and implications presented in the movies will follow. Join us for an enlightening evening.
$15/person to enjoy dinner and a movie.The movie portion is free to the public.
March 20 - Within Reach: Journey to Find Sustainable Community: Two people cycle across America on a special quest.
April 1 - Voyageurs: Spirit of the Boundary Waters: Part of the National Parks Exploration Series.
Click here to register for Dinner and a Movie or call 715-453-4106.
10, March 31, April 14, April 28
UWSP GIS Center, in partnership with UWSP-Treehaven is offering a five day
“GIS & GPS Applications in Forestry” course. These
classes are designed specifically for those who are or who are in the process of becoming professional foresters. These courses will start with the basics of GIS, leading to the
creation and use of an advanced geodatabase to capture, analyze, map, and
schedule forestry practices. Field computers, GPS, and the ArcPad field
GIS software will be utilized during the forestry inventory exercise. All
courses will be instructed at the UWSP-Treehaven computer lab. Click here to view the agenda, view pricing or to register for this class. Optional
overnight lodging is available.
Save money and have fun by learning to tie your own fishing flies with Austin Noring, professional fly fishing guide. Participants will learn up to eight different patterns, starting with midges, nymphs and dry flies and progressing into steelhead, small mouth bass and musky flies. The course will include all materials, tools and instruction for each fly pattern. Register by March 7. Click here for additional information.
Weekend Package: $135/person Commuter Package: $95/person
Click here to register for Midges to Muskies Fly Tying Retreat or call 715-453-4106.
Interested in learning how to brew your own beer? Learn how at Treehaven! This is a hands-on, one-of-a-kind brewing retreat that lets you see, feel and taste the beer-making process. You won't want to miss the chance to brew an oatmeal stout with grains harvested from our sustainable garden. Take a bottle of outmeal stout with you to enjoy at home! Register by March 7.
Weekend Package: $150/person Commuter Package: $110/personClick here to register for Brewing from the Garden or call 715-453-4106.March 20
Northwoods Research Summit 8:30 a.m. Check-in and continental breakfast - 4 p.m. (optional lodging on March 19 and/or March 20).
Learn how to live, work, prosper and stay connected as a whole community in order to create a larger benefit as a result. Cost is $15/person (includes lunch).
Click here to register for the Northwoods Research Summit or call 715-453-4106.
Leatherworking, primitive fire making, cordage, tomahawk throwing, and wilderness survival strategies are among the skills you can develop in this program. Register by March 21.
Weekend Package: $198/person Commuter Package: $158/person
Are you a crafter or an artist that would like to start using more natural materials? During this workshop, you will explore a wide variety of natural fibers, including wool, mohair, angora, alpaca, silk, bamboo, soy, and tencel. Learn the basics of handspinning yarn! Spinning wheels will be supplied for the workshop. Weekend Package: $160/person Commuter Package: $120/person
Click here to register for the Natural Fibers & Spinning workshop or call 715-453-4106.
7 p.m.-8 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday
River Canoeing 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
4 p.m.-5 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.
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.
Flatwater Canoeing for Beginners 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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. $35/person
Click here to register for the Flatwater Canoeing for Beginners course or call 715-453-4106.
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 pricing, register and more information.
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.