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Audubon Center of the North Woods, 54165 Audubon Drive, Sandstone, offers these kids' camps. Go to for details.

• July 22-27: Outdoor Explorations, for grades 5-7.

Lonnie Dupre will share his new book "Alone at the Top: Climbing Denali in the Dead of Winter," co-authored with Pam Louwagie, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Split Rock Lighthouse, 3713 Split Rock Lighthouse Rd., Two Harbors. ​Cost: $25; Minnesota Historical Society members save 20 percent. To purchase tickets, go to

Jay Cooke State Park, in Carlton, offers these events. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Go to

• 1-2:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 16: Nature Play for kids.

• 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 5: Family Archery Workshop.

• 1-3 p.m. July 15 and Aug. 5: Archery in the Park.

Fly Tying and Storytelling! Beer & Bugs event, 6-9 p.m. Friday as well as Aug. 10 and Sept. 14, Bent Paddle Brewing Co., 1832 W. Michigan St. Go to or or call 218-740-3040.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call 218-726-4834 ext. 1 or email for more information.

• July 16 — Adaptive rowing clinic at Duluth Rowing Club.

• Aug. 1 or Aug. 8 — Waterskiing begins at Pike Lake.

• Aug. 12 — North Shore kayak day trip at Split Rock Lighthouse.

• Aug. 16 — South Shore kayak day at Meyer's Beach Sea Caves.

• Sept. 8 — Shoot for Fun, Old Vermilion Trail Shooting Preserve.

Minnesota Master Naturalist Volunteer Training, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 23-27, Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center. Free camping available onsite at Boulder Lake. Call 888-241-4532 or email to register.

Trailfitters presents Jennifer Pharr Davis, record setter for the fastest thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail, 7 p.m. July 26, Spirit of the North Theater, Fitger's, 600 E. Superior St., third floor. Free.

2018 Bowfest, a 3D archery festival, is July 27-29 at Mont du Lac in Superior. Bowhunters shoot at more than 80 Rinehart targets in realistic hunting situations. World-class whitetail shed antler display; novelty shoot; more than $75,000 in prizes; TV personalities Levi Morgan of "Bowlife," Pat and Nicole of "Driven TV," Brent and Nicole of "Field of Dreams;" Aaron Lewis performing July 28. Admission is $99 for three days. Go to or call 218-626-3797 for more information.

Public Lands Day/North Country Trail Day, Sept. 22, Gordon Dam County Park, west of Gordon on County Highway Y. A short canoe trip down the St. Croix followed by a North Country Trail hike back to the park for a picnic. Go to or email