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Workshops and Field Courses

Community Programs

Get Out & Go Wild!

Our hands-on workshops and field courses offer exciting opportunities to develop new skills and enjoy new adventures in the stunning landscape at the Wenatchee River Institute and surrounding area. Talented local and regional instructors, along with intimate class sizes, connect you to the natural world through a diverse array of class offerings. Browse our list of upcoming workshops & field courses below and find your inspiration to get out and go wild!

Examples of past and current workshops:

  • Art: Wreath making, watercolor, nature writing & Ponderosa pine basket weaving
  • Science: Restoration project field trips & ornithology courses
  • Speakers Series: Avalanche cycles, wildfires & human genomes
  • Natural History: Wildlife tracking, plant ID & mushroom foraging
  • Cultural History: Presentations with the Wenatchi band

Have a workshop or field course you would like to see us offer? Interested in teaching one of your own? Email us! 

Upcoming Workshops, Field Trips & Community Events


Thursday, October 21, 2021
10:00 am12:00 pm
Meet at 347 Division Street Leavenworth - Wenatchee River Institute

Saturday, October 23, 2021
9:00 am2:00 pm
Wenatchee River Institute
click the red button above to be added to the waitlist

4:00pm-5:00pm PST Wednesdays October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1
Virtual via Zoom

Thursday, October 28, 2021
10:00 am12:00 pm
Meet at 347 Division Street Leavenworth - Wenatchee River Institute

Thursday, October 28, 2021
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Red Barn, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth

Saturday, October 30, 2021
8:00 am4:00 pm
Wenatchee River Institute
The waitlist is full as well.

Tuesday, November 2, 2021
7:00 pm8:30 pm
Red Barn, 347 Division Street, Leavenworth

4:00pm-5:00pm PST Wednesdays October 27, November 3, 10, 17, December 1
Virtual via Zoom

Thursday, November 4, 2021
7:00 pm9:00 pm
Virtual Webinar
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