Lake Vermilion

Northeast Regional Workshop

Friday, September 13, 2019

9:00am – 4:00pm

Jay Cooke State Park


This day-long regional workshop will offer the opportunity for friends group members to network with and learn from each other. Discuss topics like membership, outreach, collaboration, project planning, and resources. Attendees will hear presentations, participate in guided discussion, and contribute feedback and ideas.

A light breakfast and lunch will be served. Drinking water and coffee will be available.

Tentative Agenda

9:00amRegistration & Social Hour (**Tables to share group info.)
10:30amSession 1 (Members & Supporters)
11:30amBreak & Group Picture
11:45amSession 2 (Outreach Strategies)
1:10pmSession 3 (Goal & Project Planning)
2:45pmSession 4 (Vision Planning)
4:00pmWorkshop Ends


$15 until 8/23

$20 until 9/9

Limited Scholarships Available

Registration will remain open until Monday, September 9, 2019.

**Bring your group’s brochures, flyers, newsletters, SWAG, posters, or any other materials that you’d like to share with other workshop attendees. Each friends group attending will have a spot at a table to display their materials and share more about their group before the first session.

Jay Cooke State Park

Jay Cooke State Park map


River Inn Pavilion

780 Highway 210

Carlton, MN 55718



The meeting space and restroom facilities are handicapped accessible.

Meeting Space

The River Inn Interpretive Center provides the indoor gathering space for this event. Participants will be situated at picnic tables. Weather permitting, we may sit outside for lunch.

Park Entrance

Each vehicle entering the state park is required to have a state park daily or annual pass. Daily passes can be purchased at the park entrance for $7. Annual permits can be purchased at the park entrance or online for $35.


There is a parking lot near the interpretive center. Don’t forget to carpool!

What to Bring

  • If you chose the “pay later” option, bring a check or cash to pay for registration
  • Notetaking implements (paper, pen)
  • Money for a state park permit—if you don’t already have one
  • For the hike, bring a water bottle, snack, clothing appropriate for the weather, etc.

Jay Cooke State Park offers these additional reasons to attend...