Public Programs

Community Leaders in Paddle Sport Education

Participate in a new opportunity to partner with Upham Woods. Interested residents will gain leadership skills in education around canoe and kayaking in Wisconsin Dells. Participate in paddle education programs at Upham Woods such as teaching paddle skill building with youth paddlers, leading stewardship outings, and contributing to citizen science programs in partnership with Upham Woods. Paddle with Upham Woods all season long. An orientation at Upham Woods is required to participate in the program. Note – Future orientation session may be scheduled based on need and availability of Upham Staff to lead the orientation.

*All programs/orientations are dependent on weather and river level conditions and are subject to change.
AGES: All Ages FEE: $20

 


Partnership Programs with City of Wisconsin Dells Parks & Recreation Department!

Upham Woods partners with the City of Wisconsin Dells Parks and Recreation Department to provide public programs for the Lake Delton/Wisconsin Dells community! Registration for partnership programs is available ONLINE through the City of Wisconsin Dells Event Registration website.
Upcoming partnership program offerings include:

CANOE CLUB
Enjoy a paddle on the Wisconsin River with Upham Woods Outdoor Learning
Center. We will be canoeing from 4:30 – 6:00 pm for anyone who would like
to join. No canoeing experience is necessary as you will be educated on proper
paddling techniques in order to navigate the river. We will host three separate
dates. All ages welcome. Upham Woods provides all the equipment.
Register by: Sept. 6
AGES: Family program, youth must be 6 years or older
DATES: Mon; Sept 10, 17, and 24
TIME: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
LOCATION: Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center
MIN/MAX: 5/20
FEE: $5 per person per day

 

COMMUNITY LEADERS IN PADDLE SPORT EDUCATION
Partner with Upham Woods and paddle on the Wisconsin River all season long. Participate in paddle education programs at
Upham Woods, lead stewardship outings, or contribute to citizen science programs in partnership with Upham Woods.
An orientation at Upham Woods is required to participate in the program. Orientations will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.
*All programs and orientation are dependent upon weather and river conditions and are subject to change.
AGES: All ages
DATES: Contact Upham Woods to schedule an orientation at uphamwoods@ces.uwex.edu or 608-254-6461
LOCATION: Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center
FEE: $20 for season. Includes parking pass at Upham Woods and use of boat beach for launching


Public Programs

We offer many public programs throughout the year to enjoy the beauty of Upham Woods in all seasons! Programs are free, open to all and no pre-registration is required.

Fall Fever Public Day

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Boardwalk to Upham Cave on Blackhawk Island

When: Sunday, September 9, 2018, 1pm – 4pm

Where: Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center 

  • The temperatures may be starting to cool down, but the fun at Upham Woods is just starting to heat up! Upham Woods 4H Camp and Outdoor Learning Center welcomes everyone to Fall Fever, a Free Community Day full of exploration and fun.
    Take a trip back in time with a naturalist-led hike around Blackhawk Island; the barge will depart at 1:30 Pm sharp, so please be on time as this is the only river crossing we will be doing on this date. Activities are for all ages.

For more information please contact uphamwoods@ces.uwex.edu

 

 

 

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