November 17 (with optional overnight)
Gather around the table and explore your past!
Join us in Voyageur Lodge for a day or overnight to explore your past. Guided by Cathi Weber and hosted by the camp staff, you will enjoy wonderful food and fellowship as you build and climb your family tree!
Cathi Weber has been researching her family for over 40 years and started NorthStar Genealogy to help others with their research and to teach classes. She is President of the Anoka County Genealogical Society. She has researched and compiled a number of charts and books for family, friends and clients.
Overnight Retreat Cost: $125 per person includes instruction, three meals, lodging, and time to work.
Day Retreat Cost: $60 per person Includes instruction and two meals.
Participants can bring their own laptops if they choose, but not required.
Please bring linens and towels. Dress to relax and be comfortable. There will also be time during breaks to get outside.
Satellite internet access available.
Optional overnight provides time to start or continue work on building your own family tree.
Schedule of Events:
Saturday, November 17th
11:30 a.m. Arrivals
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Genealogy 101 Getting Started and Records Overview
3:00 p.m. Looking for Clues in Census Records
4:00 p.m. Land Records and Maps
5:30 p.m. Open Q & A
6:00 p.m. Supper
7:00 p.m. Early Departures or Time for Family Tree work
Sunday, November 18th
8 a.m. Breakfast
9 a.m. Family Tree Work