Winter Weekend

Winter Weekend in the BWCAW: January 12-15, 2018"“dogsledding”/

Join the Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness for a weekend of dogsledding, snowshoeing and sledding in the BWCAW. Based out of YMCA Camp Menogyn on the Gunflint Trail, the Winter Weekend provides a great opportunity for individuals and families to get outside and enjoy the unique Boundary Waters landscape in winter.

Lodging

Winter Weekend attendees stay in shared, heated cabins at YMCA Camp Menogyn. Cabins are furnished with bunk beds and have access to indoor restrooms. Attendees will be responsible for providing their own bedding. Camp staff will prepare each meal. All meals are served family-style in Menogyn’s dining hall.

Activities

Friends and Menogyn staff will lead half-day and full-day skiing and snowshoeing outings during the weekend. Families are also welcome to make their own adventure plans and are not required to participated in planned outings. If conditions are right for dogsledding, Menogyn staff will create a running schedule. Individuals can sign-up to get time in the sleds. Staff will give a brief introduction to the dogs, safety, etc.

Cost

Weekend fees include the cost of lodging, meals and equipment. Menogyn and Friends merchandise will be available for purchase, independent of trip fees.

  • Adults (age 13+) – $195
  • Youth (age 6-12) – $100
  • Kids (under age 6) – FREE

Registration

To register, please fill out and return this form to us via email or direct mail.

Only 50 spots are available and will be reserved on a first come, first serve basis. For more information, please contact Cori Mattke at 612-332-9630. We hope you will join us!