Voyageurs National Park to Host Paddle Carving Workshop

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Date: January 27, 2017
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670
Contact: Eric Grunwald, 218-286-5258

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN – Voyageurs National Park will host a paddle carving workshop on Sunday, March 19, from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. Park Ranger, Miranda Challeen, will guide participants in the art of carving a canoe paddle that is both functional and beautiful.
Registration and payment can be made through Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) at A fee of $32.00 per participant is required to cover the cost of materials. There is a minimum number of participants required for the class to occur. Minimum age is 14. Participants will be notified prior to the class if the minimum number has not been reached. Registration is required by Friday, March 3, 2017 to ensure materials will arrive on time. The Paddle Carving Workshop is part of the Winter at Voyageurs Event Series. The event series is sponsored, in part, by Voyageurs National Park Association.
Voyageurs National Park Association (VNPA) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization serving as the friends group of Voyageurs National Park. VNPA's mission is to connect people to Voyageurs National Park, enhance the visitor experience, and protect the park for present and future generations. Since the park's establishment, VNPA has served as a partner with the National Park Service in empowering park stewards, implementing special projects with financial and volunteer support, and working to preserve the visitor experience and wild nature of the park for future generations. Learn more at
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 417  national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at

Last updated: January 27, 2017

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