Happy Dancing Turtle in Pine River to host Tiny Turtle classes

Tiny Turtle classes offer year-long outdoor education opportunities.

Students learn while playing at Tiny Turtles
Students in the Tiny Turtles program paint outside in a January 2022 class.
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PINE RIVER — Happy Dancing Turtle is offering classes for 4- and 5-year-olds to learn about sustainability and nature appreciation.

Beginning Monday, March 14, and continuing on the second and fourth Mondays of the month through May 23, the Tiny Turtles program offers 4- and 5-year-olds time to explore the natural world around them at the Hunt Utilities Group Resilient Living Campus while learning about plants, animals and their habitats, and more.

Classes are held entirely outdoors from 10 to 11:30 a.m. each class date. Session dates will be March 14 and 28, April 11 and 25, and May 9 and 23. Fee is $30 per child.

It is imperative kids are dressed for the weather each day, whether that means mud boots and raincoats or full winter gear.

For more information or to register, visit or contact Michelle Hoefs at 218-587-2303 or


Happy Dancing Turtle is a nonprofit dedicated to growing good stewards of the planet by providing education, programs, and experiences for youth and adults that inspire wonder and empower change.

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