Upcoming Events


Grand Marais Campaign Update

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Join us for a Save the Boundary Waters Update in Grand Marais with National Campaign Chair, Becky Rom, on Wednesday, June 30th, at 5:30 pm in the Cook County Community Center. We'll be covering all of the major developments in our effort to protect the Boundary Waters.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 5:30 PM -  7:30 PM CT

Ely 4th of July Parade

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Independence Day is fast approaching and we will once again be walking in Ely's 4th of July Parade. Join us and show your support for the Boundary Waters by walking with us in the parade! Please wear your favorite Save the Boundary Waters apparel. Meet us at the starting point of the parade at 12:30 - 12:40 p.m. located at Ely Ice Arena Parking Lot. The parade starts at 1:00 p.m.

WHEN: Sunday, July 4, 2021, 12:30 PM -  3:00 PM CT

Ely Garden Party

Saturday, July 31, 2021

Join Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness leaders and supporters for our annual Save the Boundary Waters Garden Party Fundraiser at the South Kawishiwi River Campground Pavilion to raise critical funds to permanently protect the Boundary Waters. After a year of gathering on Zoom and via phone, we look forward to seeing you in person! Message Carter@savetheboundarywaters.org to learn more.

Kids 4 BW Advocacy Fly-In to D.C.

Monday, October 25, 2021 to Thursday, October 28, 2021

Kids For The Boundary Waters will be flying into Washington, D.C. this fall 2021 to advocate on behalf of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We want YOU to join us! This intense, four-day trip will begin with a group dinner for an advocacy training session. That evening you will be thoroughly educated and updated on the threat to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, you will practice your “pitch” for scheduled leadership meetings, and you will be armed with the tools needed to channel your passion into a highly effective advocacy message on behalf of the BWCA. Read the full application requirements here. 

All applications must be received no later than 11:59 pm on Sunday, August 22nd. Applications received after this time will not be considered in the selection process. Acceptance notifications will be sent by the 19th of September.