200 Lake Road, Wildwood, MO 63005
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Northern Tracks
Northern Tracks

​​​​​​​​​​Up For an Adventure Northern Tracks Image 250 px.jpg​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Attention high school students​!
Return to school after spring break with awesome stories of cross ​country ​ skiing, snowshoeing, ice-fishing and more! Travel with us to Wolf Ridge Environmental Center in Northern Minnesota on the North Shore of Lake Superior for an adventure packed week of exploration and fun. Test yourself on a challenge course or indoor climbing wall with 20 different routes. Discover what's alive under the ice in Frozen Lake Ecology and discuss where our food comes from in Seeds of Change. Unearth the secrets of the Ojibwa tribe and their influence on the Northern Great Lakes region. Finish the week with downhill skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, jump on the Alpine Coaster and see the area from new heights on the zip lines!

Learn more about the trip on our 2017 Presentation.

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 high school students, including those who attend public or parochial schools.  In order to provide a high quality experience, the trip is limited to only 44 students.
Register today to secure your spot!​

Trip Dates
March 12–18, 2017

$775  A $185 deposit is due at time of registration. The remainder may be paid in two additional installments by December 2, 2016 ($295) and January 13, 2017 ($295) via credit card/debit card or check.

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 Northern Tracks trip is open to all high school students​​, including those who attend private or parochial schools.  Registrations must be submitted by the parent or legal guardian for the child.​ Register online now.​

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. ​

Important: The Northern Tracks trip can accommodate a maximum of 45 students. If the trip sells out, you may sign up for a wait list through the online registration system (your deposit will not be processed while you are on the wait list). There is no guarantee that all students will be placed on the trip.

​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 space. 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 Jennifer Ritter, Rockwood Community Ed at 636-891-6645 or ritterjennifer@prcommunityed.org.

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