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Outdoors Notes for Dec. 3, 2017

Great Lakes Fly Shop, 4426 Regent St., screens "Spey Daze," 7 p.m. Dec. 15. Popcorn provided and BYOB. Free admission. Call (218) 740-3040 or email

Positive Energy Outdoors offers these events. Call (218) 391-0147 or go to

• Winter Sampler camp, for grades K-8, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27-29. Cost: $225.

• Dog sledding day trips, for grades K-8, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19 or Jan. 26. Cost: $75.

• Dog sledding intensive winter camp, for grades 5-8, Feb. 19-23 with two-, three- and four-day options. Cost: $150-$365.

Nordic Spirit Youth Ski League, for ages 5-14, Jan. 7-Feb. 11. Cost: $20 for first child, $15 for every child thereafter, $45 maximum per family. Registration and equipment fitting, 3-5 p.m. today, Spirit Mountain Nordic Center. Registration forms at, click on programs and then other local programs. Call (218) 626-2532 or email

Basic Fly Tying course, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday as well as Dec. 13 and Dec. 20, Great Lakes Fly Shop, 4426 Regent St. Cost: $35 for all three nights, materials are provided. Call (218) 740-3040 for required registration. Space is limited.

Arrowhead Ice Fishing and Winter Show, Friday through Dec. 10, DECC. Hours: noon to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 10. Admission: $10 for ages 13 and older, free for younger children.

Jay Cooke State Park, Carlton, offers Li'l Park PEEPS: Making Tracks, for ages 2-5, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Dec. 14. A state park vehicle permit is required to enter a state park. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Call (218) 673-7006.

Banff Mountain Film Festival, 7 p.m. Jan. 6 and 4 p.m. Jan. 7, DECC. Hosted by Duluth Cross-Country Ski Club. Tickets: $12 in advance, $17 at door if available. Go to or stop in at Continental Ski & Bike, Ski Hut, Trailfitters, Duluth Pack, Vertical Endeavors or the DECC box office for advance tickets.

Registration is open for the KidSki program for ages 4-12. Sessions held Sunday afternoons, January and February at Snowflake Nordic Center. Go to to register.

Minnesota Master Naturalist volunteer training, Jan. 22-26, Long Lake Conservation Center in Palisade. Forty-hour hands-on course. Cost: $510, includes course, lodging and meals; $315 includes course and lunch Monday through Friday; $275 includes just the course. Call Courtney at (612) 384-8855 or email to register.