Upcoming Events

  • Porcupine Mountain Winter Adventure
    Feb 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – Feb 20, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Porcupine Mountains, Porcupine Mountains, Carp Lake Township, MI 49953, USA
    Here is your chance to get out this winter! Grab your cross country skis or snowshoes and come along with us as we visit the Porcupine Mountain in Upper Michigan! This event is limited to 6 guests!
  •  Beginners Backpacking Bootcamp - Illinois (April 2022)
    Apr 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – Apr 24, 2022, 3:00 PM
    Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
    Have you ever wanted to backpack but weren't sure how to get started? This course is designed for anyone new to backpacking or anyone wanting to get out and explore in a social setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to backpack on your own or with a group.
  • Wilderness First Aid (16 hour BSA)
    Apr 22, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT – Apr 24, 2022, 3:00 PM CDT
    Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
    When you are faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location, it is essential to know what to look for and what to do. A must for those that spend time outdoors and those who live or work in remote areas.
  • Intro to Hiking and Backpacking (55+) Illinois (April 2022)
    Apr 22, 2022, 5:00 PM CDT – Apr 24, 2022, 1:00 PM CDT
    Georgetown, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
    Have you ever wanted to backpack but weren't sure how to get started? This course is designed for those 55 years of age, or older, that want to get out and explore in a social setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to hike or backpack in a safe manner.
  • Midwest Outdoor Expo and Symposium
    May 20, 2022, 5:00 PM – May 22, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Georgetown, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
    This expo & symposium will bring a diverse cross-section of master naturalists, Youtube personalities/backpacking "professionals", field instructors, yoga teachers, vendors, and National Scenic Trail spokespeople together to share their knowledge and love for nature and the outdoors.
  • Best of the Red-Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Yoga, Kayaking
    May 26, 2022, 5:00 AM – May 30, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Slade, Slade, KY 40376, USA
    This trip has become an annual event for us, and it's for good reason. Sandstone ridgelines, lush forest floors, towering rock faces, and the friendly locals will draw you in and make you feel right at home. We guarantee you will want to return.
  • Wisconsin River Kayak & Camp
    Jun 24, 2022, 7:00 AM – Jun 26, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Prairie du Sac, Prairie Du Sac, WI, USA
    Paddling is the ultimate way to experience nature through our waterways.  Travel with us as we spend 3 days paddling and 2 nights camping on the Wisconsin River.
  • Wisconsin River Kayak & Camp
    Jul 08, 2022, 8:00 AM – Jul 10, 2022, 8:00 AM
    Prairie du Sac, Prairie Du Sac, WI, USA
    Paddling is the ultimate way to experience nature through our waterways.  Travel with us as we spend 3 days paddling and 2 nights camping on the Wisconsin River. Photo Credit: Laura Lefurgey-Smith via Unsplash
  • RAGBRAI 2022
    Jul 23, 2022, 7:00 AM – Jul 30, 2022, 7:00 PM
    Iowa, USA
    Jump onboard our RAGBRAI team. We handle the logistics, all you have to do is enjoy the ride!
  • Turtle-Flambeau Scenic Waters Kayak & Camp
    Aug 04, 2022, 6:00 AM – Aug 07, 2022, 6:00 PM
    Iron County, Turtle-Flambeau Flowage, Wisconsin, USA
    Kayaking and camping...a perfect way to spend an extended weekend in the summer! Grab your gear and your yak and hit the water with us on this 3 night, 4-day base camp style paddle event.
  • Isle Royale Backpacking, Kayak Basecamp Trip-Rock Harbor (2022)
    Aug 19, 2022, 5:00 AM – Aug 26, 2022, 9:00 PM
    Isle Royale, Isle Royale, Michigan, USA
    Join us as we travel to Isle Royale for 6 days of backpacking on this crown jewel of the Midwest that is only accessible by boat or seaplane. During our time on the island, we will spend our time combining hiking, camping, kayaking, and sleeping 3 nights at the Rock Harbor lodge.
  • Isle Royale Backpacking Trip-Rock Harbor to Windigo (2022)
    Aug 19, 2022, 5:00 AM – Aug 26, 2022, 9:00 PM
    Isle Royale, Isle Royale, Michigan, USA
    Join us as we travel to Isle Royale for 6 days of backpacking on this crown jewel of the Midwest that is only accessible by boat or seaplane. During this trip we will spend 6 days, backpacking into the heart of Isle Royale's plush forest and rocky outcroppings.
  • Wisconsin River Kayak & Camp
    Sep 02, 2022, 7:00 AM – Sep 04, 2022, 7:00 AM
    Prairie du Sac, Prairie Du Sac, WI, USA
    Paddling is the ultimate way to experience nature through our waterways.  Travel with us as we spend 3 days paddling and 2 nights camping on the Wisconsin River. Photo Credit: Laura Lefurgey-Smith via Unsplash
  • Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp
    Nov 11, 2022, 5:00 PM – Nov 13, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Location is TBD
    Do you want to expand your skills and gain confidence on the trail? This course is designed for backpackers that want to increase their comfort level in a backcountry setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to safely plan and execute a multi-day trip.
  • Online First Aid/CPR/AED Class
    Time is TBD
    Online First Aid/CPR/AED
    Obtain your First Aid/CPR certification online. After successfully completing this course you will receive a First Aid/CPR/AED card that is valid for 2 years.

Past Events

Our past events include:

  • Beginners Backpacking Bootcamp-Forest Glen, IL/Bell Mtn, MO/Ice Age Trail, WI

  • Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Manistee National Forest, MI/Bell Mtn, MO

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(3 days)-Virginia Triple Crown

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(4 days-50+ miles)-Virginia, Shenandoah National Park

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(5 days-52 miles)-Georgia, Springer Mtn to Unicoi Gap

  • Winter Camp and Hike-Devil's Lake, WI

  • Superior Hiking Trail Section Hike (3 days-20 miles)-MN

  • Porcu pine Mountain Backpacking Trip (3 days-20+ miles)-MI

  • Harvest Moon Fest, Baraboo Bluffs, WI

  • Yoga Retreat-Wyalusing State Park, Bagely, WI

  • Red River Gorge Backpacking/Kayak Tour, KY (2018, 2019, 2020)

  • BWCA-Ely, MN 2020