Upcoming- Summer of 2023
- Trips are open to Bayfield County residents ages 10-15
- You may register for 3 trips per person. Please only 1 form per child.
- Space is available on the trip unless otherwise indicated.
- There is a space on the registration form to check other trips you are interested in. You will be placed on the additional trip waitlists and contacted 1 week prior if space is available on the trip.
What We Do
We offer place based hands-on experiences to teach a wide variety of skills including canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, rock climbing, & sailing all while exploring unique areas our county has to offer.
Programming targets Bayfield County youth aged 10-15 and is led by trained and certified youth outdoor educators. All abilities and skill levels are welcome. Skill based training and assistance will be provided.
We work with area summer school programs and youth groups, and have a variety of summer events that are open to all area youth. If your youth group would like to schedule an adventure with us please contact us!
Available for trips are: 12 passenger van, 2 tandem & 4 solo kayaks, & 6 canoes. We mostly work with smaller groups of 4-16 youth, but can accommodate groups of up to 45.
Unless indicated, programs are free of charge.
Bayfield County 4-H & Youth Development Educator
Ian has been leading wilderness adventures and working with youth for over 35 years. As an Instructor for Voyageur Outward Bound he led Canoe and Winter Dogsled camping trips in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Sea Kayaking trips around Isle Royale. Ian infuses his knowledge and enthusiasm for exploring wilderness locations while canoeing, kayaking, hiking and biking to teach youth necessary skills to safely access remote areas
“An EEO/AA employer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension provides equal opportunities in employment and programming, including Title IX and ADA requirements. Please make requests for reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to educational programs as early as possible preceding the scheduled program, service or activity.”
University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension Bayfield County || Courthouse-117 E 5th Street, PO Box 218 || Washburn, WI 54891
711 for Wisconsin Relay (TDD)
Ian Meeker || 715-373-3289 || Email