Northeast Region Outdoor and Nature Partners

Nearby Girl Scout properties: Camp Pow-Low (Gwinn)

Big Snow Resort

Check out Big Snow Resort, including Blackjack Mountain and Indianhead Mountain.  With ski, snowboard, and snowshoe rentals, Big Snow Resort is the perfect place to work on any Snow or Climbing Adventure Badges.

Blackjack: N11251 Blackjack Rd, Bessemer, MI
Indianhead: 5000 Indianhead Rd, Wakefield, MI
800.346.3426 |

Isle Royale National Park

Explore a rugged, isolated island, far from the sights and sounds of civilization. Surrounded by Lake Superior, Isle Royale offers unparalleled solitude and adventures for backpackers, hikers, boaters, kayakers, canoeists and scuba divers. Here, amid stunning scenic beauty, you’ll find opportunities for reflection and discovery, and make memories that last a lifetime. The island is closed November 1 through April 15. The visitors center in Houghton is open year-round.

800 East Lakeshore Drive Houghton, MI

Mont Ripley Ski Area

Ski and Snowboard Mont Ripley is an instructed 1.5-hour ski or snowboard lesson.  Girl Scout Member Perk pricing is $50.00 per person and includes a professional instructor, one-day lift ticket and one-day equipment rental. Groups of 20 or more only pay $40.00 per person and will be placed in groups based on age and ability with multiple instructors. 24-hour notice required for individuals. Call ahead for group opportunities.  The Ski and Snowboard Mont Ripley is perfect for the Snow and Trail Adventure badges for all levels!  

M-26 and Ski Hill Rd, Hancock, MI 49930
906.487.2340 |

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore

Sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, lakes, forest, and shoreline beckon you to visit Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Hiking, camping, sightseeing, and four season outdoor opportunities abound. The lakeshore hugs the Lake Superior shoreline for more than 40 miles. Lake Superior is the largest, deepest, coldest, and most pristine of all the Great Lakes.  This National Park also offers the Girl Scout Ranger program, troops can call ahead if they are interested in participating.

N8391 Sand Point Road Munising, MI
906.202.4031 |

Seney Wildlife Refuge

Visit the Seney National Wildlife Refuge to experience the great outdoors or for any of their great outdoor education trips and receive an exclusive Seney Refuge patch.  Staff at Seney can provide their existing programming or modify it to earn specific Girl Scout badges.  Seney is a great place to work on outdoor and animal badges like Bugs, Hiker, Outdoor Adventurer, Animal Habitats, Flowers, Animal Helpers, and Trees.  Perfect for a fun outdoor adventure.

1674 Refuge Entrance Road, Seney, MI
906.286.1599 |

Wild Ones – Keweenaw

WOK members can offer support and information to troops related to native plantings and their importance to pollinators and the environment. WOK can provide program enrichment to existing Girl Scout events as well as service opportunities of benefit to the local area.

906-337-3137 |