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International Wolf Center

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1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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January 2020

North Country by Dogsled

January 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - January 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $850, Member $800 Registration Deadline: December 20, 2019 Deposit: $100 Join International Wolf Center staff on an adventure into the north country by dogsled to learn about wolves! Start your weekend with a hot dinner and a night at the International Wolf Center observing our ambassador wolves. After a continental breakfast in the morning, begin your expedition at White Wilderness Dog Sledding by learning how to harness your dogs, and depart across the snow-covered wilderness for a full day of…

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Wolf Family Rendezvous – January

January 18, 2020 @ 8:00 am - January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Rates: $75 Adult Non-member (13 years old and older), $67.50 Adult Member (13 years old and older) $50 Child Non-member (6-12 years old), $45 Child Member (6-12 years old) Registration Deadline: January 4, 2020 A full weekend of family fun showcases the best of what the International Wolf Center and Ely have to offer. The Wolf Family Rendezvous program includes three days of free admissions to the International Wolf Center, private lessons about wolves, private-wolf viewing time before the Center opens and after…

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February 2020

Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop with Heidi Pinkerton

February 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Heidi Pinkerton

Program Rates: Non-member $75, Member $67.50 Registration Deadline: January 20, 2020 With a better understanding of how some of the animals not only survive but thrive in our Minnesota winters, you’ll give yourself the advantage of better wildlife photography.  Join photographer Heidi Pinkerton for this full-day workshop at the International Wolf Center.  You will learn go-to settings for capturing animals on the move, including stopping the action of birds in flight.  Discover techniques for making your subjects pop in the scene, along…

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Wolves after Dark – February

February 8, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - February 9, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $70, Member $65 Registration Deadline: February 6, 2020 Deposit: $100 Have you ever wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in a Citizen Science project and document important behavioral data critical to understanding the Exhibit Pack dynamics.  This program includes the observation of the weekly "What's for Dinner?" program at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.  Participants actually camp out in the Center’s auditorium in full view of the wolf…

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Wilderness ONE

February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Registration Deadline: February 3, 2020 Program Rates: $25 This mini session is for woman only.  It has become a goal of Heidi Pinkerton to help women combat the anxiety of exploring nature alone.  Join her for an hour and half workshop where you will be able to ask the difficult questions that might help you overcome some of the fear of being outside after dark.  She will teach you what she has learned over the years and try to help you…

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Wolves and Women’s Weekend: Northwoods Winter

February 28, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - March 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $275, Member $250 Registration Deadline:  February 14, 2020 Join us for a fun, relaxing weekend learning about wolves and the northwoods while enjoying the company of women who have the same hectic routine as you! Try snowshoeing, using radio telemetry to listen for a wild wolf’s signal and even take a quick dogsled ride.  Slow it down for the weekend, enjoy some wine and cheese as we gather at the Northern Tier High Adventure Canoe Base. Enjoy everything…

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March 2020

Star Trails and the Night Sky

March 14, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Star Trail and the Night Sky Program

Program Rates: Non-member $75, Member $67.50 Registration Deadline: March 2, 2020 Come to the dark side of photography where you’ll learn to capture the beauty of the night.  Learn how photographer Heidi Pinkerton creates intriguing compositions after dark.  She will go over basic camera settings and show you how to focus in the dark, but this workshop goes beyond that.  Heidi will bring in RAW images and show you how she processes and prepares them for print.  After the sun sets,…

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April 2020

Tracking the Pack

April 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - April 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Tracking the Pack Program

Registration Deadline: April 10, 2020 Program Rates: Non-member $135, Member $120 Have you ever wanted to experience the life of a biologist? Join us for our wolf research weekend adventure! Our program starts on Friday night at the International Wolf Center, where you’ll learn what tools biologists use in the field to locate and study wild wolves. After a provided breakfast in the morning, you and Center staff will test your new skills with our telemetry equipment and then hop in our…

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June 2020

Jr. Wolf Biologist – June Mini Camp

June 15, 2020 @ 8:15 am - June 16, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Junior Wolf Biologist Mini Camp - August 2020

Program Rates: Non-member $70, Member $63 Registration Deadline: June 1, 2020 Time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at one of our two-day Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camps. Participants will learn about wolves and other animals through hands-on outdoor activities during this summer time program! Download important program details  (Cancellation policy, details on activities, meals, transport, packing list, itinerary and REQUIRED health form) Minimum Age: 7-12 years old Location: International Wolf Center Minimum # of…

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Wolf Family Rendezvous – June

June 20, 2020 @ 8:30 am - June 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Wolf Family Rendezvous - October 2019

Program Rates: $75 Adult Non-member (13 years old and older), $67.50 Adult Member (13 years old and older) $50 Child Non-member (6-12 years old), $45 Child Member (6-12 years old) Registration Deadline: June 6, 2020 A full weekend of family fun showcases the best of what the International Wolf Center and Ely has to offer. The Wolf Family Rendezvous program includes three days of free admissions to the International Wolf Center, private lessons about wolves, private-wolf viewing time before the Center opens and…

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July 2020

Wolves After Dark – July

July 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - July 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Adult Non-member (18+):  $70, Member $65 Student Non-member (12-17): $40, Member $35 Have you ever wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Spend an evening learning about wolf behavior and watching the Exhibit pack's weekly carcass feeding.  Participants actually camp out in the Center’s auditorium in full view of the wolves and help the Center's wolf care team gain a better understanding of pack dynamics. Download important program details  (cancellation policy, details on lodging, meals and…

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Jr. Wolf Biologist – July Mini Camp

July 13, 2020 @ 8:15 am - July 14, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Registration Deadline: June 29, 2020 Program Rates: Non-member $70, Member $63 Time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at one of our two-day Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camps. Participants will learn about wolves and other animals through hands-on outdoor activities during this summer time program! Download important program details  (Cancellation policy, details on activities, meals, transport, packing list, itinerary and REQUIRED health form) Minimum Age: 7-12 years old Location: International Wolf Center Minimum # of…

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August 2020

Jr. Wolf Biologist – August Mini Camp

August 3, 2020 @ 8:15 am - August 4, 2020 @ 3:30 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Junior Wolf Biologist Mini Camp - August 2020

Program Rates: Non-member $70, Member $63 Registration Deadline: July 20, 2020 Time to unplug your kids from the virtual world and reconnect them with the real one by joining us at one of our two-day Jr. Wolf Biologist Mini-Camps. Participants will learn about wolves and other animals through hands-on outdoor activities during this summer time program! Download important program details  (Cancellation policy, details on activities, meals, transport, packing list, itinerary and REQUIRED health form) Minimum Age: 7-12 years old Location: International Wolf Center Minimum…

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September 2020

Wolves and Women’s Weekend: Boundary Waters Adventure

September 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - September 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Non-member $275, Member $250 Registration Deadline: August 28, 2020 Join us for a fun, relaxing weekend learning about wolves and the northwoods while enjoying the company of women who have the same hectic routine as you! Slow it down for the weekend, enjoy some wine and cheese as we gather at the Northern Tier High Adventure Canoe Base. Participate in a weekend full of canoeing, radio telemetry, and trekking through the beautiful northwoods! Enjoy everything the wilderness has…

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October 2020

North Country by Canoe

October 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - October 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Adult Non-member (18+):  $700, Member $630 Spend an autumn weekend camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness! Participants will join a member of the International Wolf Center staff and Northern Tier High Adventure Base wilderness guides in the Boundary Waters. While you're enjoying all of the magnificence this wilderness has to offer, you'll be able to try your hand at wildlife sign identification and mapping/GPS skills! Join us on this adventure, paddling into the heart of wolf country!…

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Wolves after Dark – October

October 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - October 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am
International Wolf Center, 1396 Highway 169
Ely, MN 55731 United States
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Program Rates: Adult Non-member (18+):  $70, Member $65 Student Non-member (12-17): $40, Member $35 Have you ever wondered what happens after nightfall with the International Wolf Center’s ambassador wolves? Here’s your opportunity to participate in a “Citizen Science” and document important behavioral data critical to understanding the Exhibit Pack dynamics.  This program includes the observation of the weekly "What's for Dinner" program at 7 p.m. on Saturday night. Watch the 2020 pups find their place in the social structure while camping out…

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