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Family Nature Programs

Family Programs are designed to give 4-7 year olds the opportunity to explore and discover the wonders of Wisconsin animals and plants through kid-friendly activities and crafts.

Programs are held every Tuesday and Thursday from June 20th through August 10th at 10:30am to 11:30 am.  Check-in begins at 10:15 am in the Education Hall building.

Explore the wonders of the Northwoods through activities designed for families to enjoy together! Minimum of one adult for every three child participants. Cost: $4 per person (child and adult). Pre-registration is NOT required.

Stay tuned for the 2017 schedule!

  FREE small ice cream cone!

Bring an unexpired dry or canned food item for the Vilas County Food Pantry to any Trees For Tomorrow summer program and receive a coupon for a free small cone from Dairy Queen in Eagle River. Offer good while coupons last.


2016 Class Schedule

Printable Summer Program


June 21: “Leaf Litter Critters”

Worms, slugs, and bugs – oh my! Join us as we go hunting for some creepy crawlies in the forest.

June 28: “Who’s Been Here?”

We’ll learn all about different animal signs then go on a search to see if we can solve the mystery of “who’s been here?”

July 5: “Marvelous Metamorphosis”

Learn about the amazing life cycles of some of nature’s most fascinating creatures and meet TFT’s live amphibians!   

July 12: “Beaks, Wings, and Feathers”

What makes a bird a bird? We’ll explore the wonderful world of birds and get a bird’s-eye-view of TFT’s live hawk.

July 19: “Terrific Trees”

We see trees every day, but what do we know about them? Use all of your senses to discover how terrific trees can be and leave with your own tree scrapbook.

July 26: “Underwater Wonders”

Ever wonder what’s wriggling under the water? Here’s your chance to find out as we net for critters in Silver Lake! Closed-toed water shoes or boots are required! Meet at Silver Lake.

August 2: “Super Seeds”

What does a seed need? You’ll start your own seed sprout experiment then go searching for different types of seeds.

August 9: “Animal Architects”

How do animals build their homes? Join us to learn about the amazing architects of the animal kingdom and make your very own bird’s nest!

Upcoming Events

Fri Jun 02 @ 7:30AM - 04:00PM
Golf Outing
Sat Jul 29 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Forest Fest

Upcoming Programs

Mon Jun 19 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Careers Workshop
Tue Jun 20
Summer Programs
Mon Jun 26 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
June Teacher Workshop
Mon Jul 17 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
July Teacher Workshop