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Deep Portage offers summer programs

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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.