After School Classes:
Wild About Wildlife
& Wild About Winter

Two 6-week sessions of After School Classes for students in grades 1-3
at Michigan Tech’s Great Lakes Research Center

4:00-5:30 PM, Mondays Wild About Wildlife (Grades 1-3) ~ Jan. 27-Mar. 3

4:00-5:30 PM, Thursdays Wild About Winter (Grades1-3) ~ Jan. 30-Mar. 6

Open to 20 students per session!  Register ASAP, accepted on first come basis.

Cost: $75 per session or $150 for both sessions

See Wild About Wildlife & Wild About Winter Flyer PDF

Mondays:  Wild About Wildlife 

Hands-on lessons on wildlife habitat, bird adaptations, track and scat identification, owl pellets, food webs, and a closer look at insects—oh, my!  

Instructor: Gwen Jacobsen, Forestry M.S. Student, Peace Corps International.            

Thursdays:  Wild About Winter 

Design a package to keep an ice cube frozen indoors, inspect snowflake crystals, dig a snow pit, build a tiny quinzee, design a snowshoe, and more!

Instructors: Betsy Tahtinen, Forestry M.S. Graduate and Erica Thompson, Western UP Center staff. 

Transportation: Houghton school bus will transport students to GLRC by 4 pm. (Optional)

Register onlineRegistration Form 

Pay via credit card by calling MTU Cashier: 906-487-2247 (your child is not registered until payment is received)

Questions? Please call the Center at 906-487-3341

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