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Snowshoe hike at Petoskey State Park, Mar 7th

Saturday, Mar 7th, 10 am to noon Snowshoe hike at Petoskey State Park with Getting Kids Outdoors own Maureen Stine. We’ll be looking for animal tracks and other sign of winter wildlife. Meet at main campground site (turn left at end of main road). Free cookies and hot chocolate. Please bring your own snowshoes.

X-Country ski rentals in Indian River

Discover the exhilaration of gliding over the snow on a well-groomed trail along rolling, wooded terrain & dense pine forest.    Set your own pace from a relaxing adventure with friends and family to your own desired level of workout.  A wonderful, low-impact activity for the young to young at heart! We highly recommend “Wildwood HillsContinue Reading

Torchlight Snowshoe Outing, Camp Daggett, Feb 28th

Experience the solitude of the wilderness as you snowshoe by torchlight at Camp Daggett from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Afterward, come in from the cold for a cup of hot chocolate, freshly baked cookies and to warm-up by the crackling fire in camp’s beautiful main lodge.  This event is sponsored by Bearcub Outfitters toContinue Reading

NCMC Snowshoe with local NCTA Chapter, Feb 21st

Saturday, Feb 21st, 3pm The Jordan Valley 45 Chapter of the North Country Trail Association invites you to a 3 mile snowshoe hike in the North Central Michigan College Natural Area.  The hike will wind through the woods and pass by the beautiful Bear River.  A shorter 1.2 mile route is available.    BYO snowshoes. MeetContinue Reading

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

Petoskey Winter Carnival, Feb 14th

Petoskey Winter Sports Park 2015 Winter Carnival 12:00 & 1:45 – 5 Star-Kobe 2nd Annual Winter Carnival Classic Game 1 – Char Em Division III Game 2 – Char Em Division II 12:00 Bumpjumping Competition 3:00 Youth Sledding Competition 6:00 Figure Skating Performance 7:00 Cardboard Challenge 8:00 Curling Demo http://www.petoskeydowntown.com/events/winter-events/winter-carnival

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  

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