Birkie TRAIL KIDS is a program designed to get kids out on the trail skiing, running, biking, orienteering, canoeing, and more.  The program will expose kids to different outdoor activities, increase their general physical development, and teach them the love of outdoor sport – all while having fun!

Birkie TRAIL KIDS is a year-round program to keep kids active and having fun no matter what the season!

Birkie Trail Kids is back in action for Summer 2021!

Who: Kids age 6-12 years

When:  *TWO Summer sessions!

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10:30am
  • June 8-July 8
  • July 13- August 12

Where:  Hwy OO Trailhead, Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center

What:  Adventure runs, biking, obstacle courses, orienteering, games, strength, flexibility, and FUN!  End of season #2 triathlon (swim, bike, run) at Silverthorne Park!

Cost: $75/session. Register for both sessions and receive a $20 discount!  Discount for those that qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Limited spots available! Register now!

For additional information, email or call the Birkie office at 715-634-5025.


Birkie Jrs.

A program for Middle and High School skiers that want to keep active this summer!  Join Coach Morse and Coach Nelson to stay fit and increase training in a fun and guided way that will have you ready for skis next winter.

Who:  Middle and High School skiers

What:  Ski focused training including running, hill bounding, strength, flexibility, roller skiing (optional), and ultimate frisbee!


  • Tuesdays/Thursdays, 5:00-7:00pm
  • Monday morning roller skiing by invitation only
  • Adventure weekends!  A long day of fun “training” on July 10th and 24th
  • June 15-August 12

Where:  Hwy OO Trailhead, Samuel C. Johnson Family Outdoor Center

Cost:  $75.  $25 for athletes that qualify for free or reduced lunch.

Winter Programming

Winter BTK programming in 2021 begins Thursday, January 7 and meets every Thursday from 4:00pm – 5:00pm at the OO Trailhead until February 18.

Coaches will get kids skiing and having fun on the trail- all while working on balance, coordination, and technique, but mostly fun! Techniques include classic and skate – anything goes!  Cost is $70 for the 7 week program.

Who: Kids of all abilities, ages 6 – 12
When: Thursdays, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Where: OO Trailhead
Cost: $70.00