Tag Archives: Explorative Learning

Winter Outdoor Fun Day, Feb 21st

Kids Outdoors Otsego Winter Outdoor Fun Day Feb 21st, 10 am to 1 pm Winter Outdoor Fun Day is for outdoor adventures and activities for families to enjoy in the winter.  It is for Children birth to eight, with their parents/ caregivers.  Older siblings are welcome too.     Parents are with their children at all times.Continue Reading


Check out the link below for all kinds of fun outdoor winter activities for kids of all ages! http://www.naturerocks.org/nature-rocks-winter-activity-guide-2014-15.pdf

GKO’s Feb 2015 Newsletter

Visit our Facebook page to see this month’s Getting Kids Outdoors Newsletter!  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Getting-Kids-Outdoors/131034765920  

Free Ice Fishing Clinic, Feb 14th

Free Ice Fishing Clinic at Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga Saturday, Feb 14th, noon to 4 pm Parents of school-age children (K-8) are invited to bring their children to Camp Pet-O-Se-Ga on the eastern shore of Pickerel Lake to participate in the free ice fishing clinic sponsored by Friends of the Oden Fish Hatchery. No one will needContinue Reading

Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend, Feb 14th & 15th

By MyNorth/Traverse Magazine Staff The Department of Natural Resources wants to remind everyone the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, 2015. That weekend, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish Michigan waters without a license, though all other fishing regulations still apply. Michigan hasContinue Reading

Ice Fishing on Crooked Lake, Feb 22nd

Sunday, Feb 22nd, 10 am to noon. Enjoy ice fishing with Getting Kids Outdoors own Maureen Stine. All equipment will be provided. Free cookies and hot chocolate also provided. Meet at the Little Traverse Township Boat Launch right on US31 Crooked Lake, across the street from the train cars. Any adult 17 or older willContinue Reading

Grateful Snowshoe Benefit, Feb 14th

Northwoods Family Nature Club Winter Shelter Event, Feb 1st

Sunday, Feb 1st, 10 am to noon Martha Wagbo Farm and Education Center, 5745 M-66 in East Jordan Come build a small igloo-style shelter from hundreds of homemade bricks of ice.  Collect empty, rinsed half-gallon cardboard milk or juice cartons and bring them along for this ongoing project. Walks around the property will be encouragedContinue Reading

Challenge Mountain Winter Festival, Jan 31st

Join in the winter fun on Saturday, January 31st from 11AM – 4PM!         Mark your calendar for the Challenge Mountain Winter Festival, a FREE community event with activities that are fun for all! Enjoy horse drawn sleigh rides (11AM – 1:30PM) Maneuver the trails on a dog sled (2PM – 4PM) Experience the thrill of skiingContinue Reading

10 Places to Cross Country Ski in Northern Michigan

By Eliza Foster at mynorth.com With snow finally accumulating around Northern Michigan, the groomed cross country ski trails are perfect! Strap on a pair of skis and take in the great outdoors up close as you glide along several groomed trails. From Traverse City to Boyne Falls, we’ve compiled a list of 10 places to cross country skiContinue Reading