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Upcoming events

    • 8 Jun 2023
    • 9:00 AM (CDT)
    • 11 Jun 2023
    • 11:00 AM (CDT)
    • Northern Lakes Canoe Base
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     We are excited to announce NLCBAA Reunion & Work Weekend at the canoe base this summer, June 8th-11th, 2023.  We have been working with the Girl Scouts Lakes and Pines council and Program Director Ann McNally to plan property projects to support the base.

    We welcome any and all skill levels to help with several tasks- from changing light bulbs, to doing yard work, to erecting new structures on base. While we plan to share the official worklist in spring, trust that we will need all the help we can get! We would love to see you for the entire weekend, or even just one day. 

    This will also serve as this year’s NLCBAA reunion so we welcome families, and will host programming similar to years’ prior. Some key details: 

    • Camping will be open on base- feel free to camp on site, or arrange your own accommodation and come to-and-from base. We also welcome day-trippers to park on-site as needed. 

    • Thursday-late Saturday afternoon will consist of work projects & evening activities, and Sunday will be a cleanup/travel day. 

    • Meals will be provided on base and covered by NLCBAA.

    • Saturday's celebration banquet will be at Ely Nordic Chalet and will be an evening to remember! 

    • Tshirt and hoodie sales are coming soon!

    • There is funding for Alumni and Guests to attend the banquet at a free- or reduced price. Don't let lack of funds keep you away. ( email Nicole or make a note in your registration so that we can have enough food!)

    June 8

    Please arrive and be patient as we help find campsites that are safe from work projects. 

    5:30pm Dinner:

    Pizzas  and  salads from Ely    S’mores and campfire on landing

    June 9

    8am Breakfast:  

    Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

    Baked Goods from Ely

    Granola and milk options, 

    Yogurt, berries 

     12pm Lunch:

    Build your own sandwich or salad


    Veggies and dip


    5:30pm  Dinner:


    Late: Ice cream and card games in the program center

    June 10

    8am Breakfast:  

    Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

    Quiche (veggie and meat)

    GF Vegan Granola and milk options

    Yogurt, berries 

    12pm Lunch:

    Veggie soup

    Fresh bread!

    Banquet 5pm

     (sharp!) (I’m looking at you- put down the hammer and get to town!) 

    Hidden Valley Ski Chalet is located 0.3 miles East of Ely, MN on the Hidden Valley Rd. 1258 Hidden Valley Rd.

    Taco/Nacho Bar

    Salad mix, Tortillas, Black Beans, Cheese, Sour cream, Olives, Lettuce, Salsa, Guacamole, Chips, Carnitas

    Cookies and chocolate fountain *possible Twitch swimming pool

    Wine, beer, lemonade 

    June 11

    8:05am Breakfast:

    Coffee, Tea, Hot Chocolate

    Baked Goods from town

    GF Vegan Granola and almond milk 

Past events

8 Jul 2022 2022 NLCBAA Reunion
1 Dec 2020 Day of Giving
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