6th Grade Environmental Trip


What: The highlight of 6th grade, a 5-day getaway to the great outdoors for the 6th-grade students and staff!

Why: To gain a deeper understanding of the natural history and physical environment of Northern Minnesota, to discover the true power of teamwork and collaboration through community-building challenges and to build inner strength by conquering personal fears and challenging personal inhibitions.

Website: www.wolf-ridge.org


  • Approx. 20 teachers and staff members from East Middle School
  • Approx. 30 parent chaperones
  • Our school district nurse
  • Over 200 enthusiastic 6th graders from East Middle School

Cost: $300 (please make checks payable to Wayzata East Middle School) – If your child is going to do fundraising, a bill with the adjusted amount will go home with them when fundraising is complete. Payment and Health/Liability Forms are due to your child's science teacher by Wednesday, December 18, 2019.

Additional Information

  1. Special dietary needs
    There is no need to inform Wolf Ridge if your child's special dietary need is the following:
    • Vegan
    • Vegetarian
    • Dairy Allergy
    • Gluten free
    • Nut allergy
    If your special dietary need is medically subscribed (such as celiac or diabetes) and not covered by the above list, please contact Wolf Ridge at FoodService@wolf-ridge.org.
  2. Frequently Asked Questions about the trip!