Tag Archives: Nature-Deficit Disorder

Little Traverse Conservancy Eagle Eye Naturalist Program, Mar 10th

Round Lake Nature Preserve, 4-5:30 Registration required. Birds fascinate us with their colorful feathers, ability to fly and amazing adaptations. They live in every habitat of northern Michigan and are easier to locate and observe compared to many other animals. This program offers kids an opportunity to discover the intriguing lives of birds, their roleContinue Reading

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.

The Great Northern Michigan Sled Hill Round Up for Kids Up North By Lissa Edwards on January 24, 2011 Seven sure fire Northern Michigan sledding winners are in this Northern Michigan sled hill round up for Kids up North. Jump on! Kiwanis Hill in Harbor Springs boasts some serious vertical, along with sled-shredding jumps alongContinue Reading

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

Big Bear Adventures Winter Rafting in Indian River

Guided Winter Raft Trips: Experience the breathtaking beauty and solitude of winter, while floating beneath a canopy of cedars and pines covered with freshly fallen snow. Since 2001, our knowledgeable staff has been guiding Rafts down the crystal-clear Sturgeon River on a fun and narrative 1½ hr trip, offering an excellent opportunity to see wildlifeContinue Reading

7 Northern Michigan Winter Destinations

By MyNorth/Traverse Magazine Staff on February 9, 2015 Check out 7 Northern Michigan winter destinations ranging from Marquette to Ludington, snow beauty satisfies like no other. Expand your winter spirit and take some days to enjoy these seven enchanting destinations. The feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine.Continue 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

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