Southwest Regional Workshop

NOTE – This event was originally scheduled for April 12, 2019. Due to blizzard weather, the event was cancelled and rescheduled for October 4, 2019.

Friday, October 4, 2019

9:30am – 3pm (Optional hike until 5pm)

Lake Shetek 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, project planning, advocacy, and fundraising.

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

TimeAgenda (tentative)
9:30amCheck-in, light breakfast, social
10:00amWelcome, introductions
10:30amSession 1
11:30amSession 2
12:20pmLunch, social
1:00pmSession 3
2:00pmSession 4
3:30pmOptional outdoor experience
5:00pmEvent ends


$15 until 9/13

$20 until 9/30

Limited Scholarships Available

Registration will remain open until noon on Monday, September 30.

Lake Shetek State Park


Zuya Group Center

163 State Park Road

Currie, MN 56123



The Zuya group center and restroom facilities are handicapped accessible.

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 group center with adequate space for attendees. Don’t forget to carpool!

Restroom Facilities

A vault toilet will be available. Because of the time of year, it is unlikely that the water will be on.


No wifi is available at this location. Cell reception is generally good.


The Zuya Group Center provides the indoor gathering space for this event. Participants will be situated around tables and sitting on chairs.

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
  • If joining the hike, bring a water bottle, snack, clothing appropriate for the weather, etc.

Lake Shetek State Park offers these additional reasons to attend...