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Deep Portage offers summer programs

Deep Portage Learning Center in Hackensack offers the following programs June 25-Aug. 7 that are open to families and individuals. All programs begin at 1 p.m. and run approximately one to two hours.

• Climbing Wall: June 25 and July 3, 19 and 24

The wall is for ages 8 and older. It is 35 feet tall and designed to challenge a wide variety of climbing abilities.

• Tower Hike: June 26 and July 3, 19 and 24

It’s a 20-minute hike to the 55-foot observation tower, the highest point at Deep Portage, where on a clear day it is possible to see 15 miles.

• Family Archery: July 2, July 16 and Aug. 7

Instruction and equipment are provided, including compound and recurve bows. This program is suitable for ages 8 and older.

• Family Canoe Trip: July 15

Travel up the Little Boy River for a fun, safe afternoon on the rivers and lakes of Deep Portage.

Regular program fees are $5 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under, and $3 for seniors and Deep Portage members. The Climbing Wall program is $10 per person.

For program descriptions, visit, call 218-682-2325 or email Pre-register by phone or email for all programs.

Deep Portage is located 10 miles east of Hackensack, off Cass County Road 46.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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