200 Lake Road, Wildwood, MO 63005
Call or text us at 636.891.6644
Great Lakes Voyage

 Participant Testimonial

​​​"I had so much fun on the Great Lakes Voyage. We stayed busy all the time and there was so much to see and do. The ropes course and canoeing were my favorite activities, but I enjoyed everything. I would love to go a​gain."
-Sophia E.
Past Great Lakes Voyager​​
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Great Lakes Voyage

Challenge yourself on the high ropes course at the Great Lakes Voyage.Overview

​​Travel to the North Shore of Lake Superior in Minnesota to visit Wolf Ridge Environmental Education Center. During this weeklong voyage we will ignite our adventurous side as we canoe, hike, rock climb, competitively orienteer and zip through the trees on the challenge courses. We'll investigate the Split Rock Lighthouse on the shores of Lake Superior and discover the shipwrecks​ that led to its construction.  We'll maximize gravity as we go flying downhill on Alpine Coasters and take a step back in history to discover how Voyageurs made a living in the North Woods.  

The trip is planned and led by a Community Ed Manager with ten years of trip leading experience and chaperoned by district teachers, administrators and staff. This trip is open to all students in grades 6-8, including those who attend public or parochial schools.

Take a sneak peek at the Great Lakes Voyage in this 90-second video. 

Learn more about the trip by viewing our  Presentation.

Trip Dates
July 19–25, 2020

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Trek and Travel Water Bottles

Trek and Travel water bottles are available for purchase for $10 on our webstore​. After purchase, they can be picked up at the CE office (1401 Frosel Dr. Ellisville, MO 63011), at the pre-trip meeting or on the night of departure.

$745  |  A $195 deposit is due at the time of registration.  

The fee has been set to meet the district requirement that all trips are self-funded and fees cover the cost for all expenses.  Limited fee assistance is available to those who qualify on a first-come, first-served basis until the funds are exhausted. Contact info@prcommunityed.org​ or call 636-891-6644 for more fee assistance information. 


The Great Lakes Voyage is open to all students in grades 6-8 for the 2020-21 school year, including those who attend private or parochial schools. Regis​trations must be submitted by the parent or legal guardian for the child. Registration is open online!

About Online Registration: In order to register online, you will need to create an account in the Community Ed online registration system (if you do not already have one). In addition, your child must be added to your account prior to registering him/her for the trip program. ​

Travel and Accommodations
We will travel by charter coach to the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.  Our accommodations at Wolf Ridge include dormitory style housing, a full service cafeteria, outdoor classroom facilities and indoor classroom sp​ace.  Students will be housed and supervised in single gender dorms which are equipped with heat, restrooms and showers.  Meals are student friendly, offer healthy options and are served cafeteria style. Many allergies and dietary restrictions can be accommodated, please contact Kevin Zimmer at zimmerkevin@prcommunityed.org or call 636-458-3048 for more information.

Class Instruction
Wolf Ridge instructors partner with Trek and Travel chaperones to lead students through classes that explore the unique environment of the North Shore, develop leadership skills and build teamwork amongst students.  The staff at Wolf Ridge have a passion for sharing their knowledge with our students.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities
Reasonable accommodations will be made to afford students with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate. If a parent believes that his/her child will need accommodations, a form will need to be completed to initiate planning.

To obtain a copy of the form, please contact Katelyn Brieden, CTRS, Inclusion Specialist, Parkway-Rockwood Community Ed at 636-891-6639 or briedenkatelyn@prcommunityed.org.​




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200 Lake Road
Wildwood, MO 63005

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