• Session 1
    June 5, 2016 - June 10, 2016
  • Session 2
    June 12, 2016 - June 17, 2016
  • Session 3
    June 19, 2016 - June 24, 2016
  • Session 4
    June 26, 2016 - July 1, 2016

Passport in timeunited states forest serviceSponsored by Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest, WI

and in Partnership with Passport In Time

Join HistoriCorps for our fifth year of work at Forest Lodge! Explore the beautiful trails and habitats the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest has to offer.

 Volunteers for this project will be managed by Passport In Time. In order to register for this project, volunteers must register through the Passport In Time Portal. Please CLICK HERE to register. HistoriCorps will be onsite to manage the project and provide the tools, materials, safety equipment, and training necessary for volunteers.

Session Dates:

Session 1: Sunday, June 5th - Friday, June 10th
*Volunteers should arrive at the project site after 6:00pm on Sunday, June 5th to meet the field staff and set up camp. Project work will begin at 8:00am on Monday, June 6th. The project will end at 1:00pm on Friday, June 10th.

Session 2: Sunday, June 12th - Friday, June 17th
*Volunteers should arrive at the project site after 6:00pm on Sunday, June 12th to meet the field staff and set up camp. Project work will begin at 8:00am on Monday, June 13th. The project will end at 1:00pm on Friday, June 17th.

Session 3: Sunday, June 19th - Friday, June 24th
*Volunteers should arrive at the project site after 6:00pm on Sunday, June 19th to meet the field staff and set up camp. Project work will begin at 8:00am on Monday, June 20th. The project will end at 1:00pm on Friday, June 24th.

Session 4: Sunday, June 26th - Friday, July 1st
*Volunteers should arrive at the project site after 6:00pm on Sunday, June 26th to meet the field staff and set up camp. Project work will begin at 8:00am on Monday, June 27th. The project will end at 1:00pm on Friday, July 1st.

Scope of Work:

Under the supervision and leadership of HistoriCorps’ field staff, volunteers will rehabilitate the DSCN9815greenhouse potting shed, garage and greenhouse. Work will include:

  • Potting shed
    • repair the front door
    • install replacement windows
    • reglaze and repaint windows
  • Greenhouse
    • rebuild planter boxes
    • reinstall ventilation windows
  • Garage
    • jack the garage addition until it is level
    • repair sill plates
    • install foundation piers
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The boat house, one of the 16 buildings on the Forest Lodge property.

History:

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Forest Lodge complex is a Northwoods treasure that has been tended for more than a century by Crawford Livingston and his descendants. In 1999, thanks to Crawford Livingston’s granddaughter, Mary Griggs Burke, Forest Lodge was gifted to the American People to preserve and enjoy. Forest Lodge was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002, designating this noteworthy and inspirational early 20th century complex as an important historic landmark to the community and the State of Wisconsin. The complex is comprised of 16 buildings.

Project Location:

Forest Lodge is located on the southern shore of Lake Namakagon, Wisconsin, north of County Hwy M.

Accommodations, meals, attire and travel:

  • HistoriCorps will provide volunteers with on-site camping. Showers and toilets are available.
  • The site is NOT RV accessible, but campers are allowed.
  • Volunteers are responsible for bringing their own camping supplies including: tent, sleeping bag, pillow, toiletries.
  • Volunteers are responsible for their transportation to and from the project.
  • HistoriCorps will provide volunteers with breakfast, lunch, dinner, water and snacks.
  • The work day will last from 8:00am – 5:00pm with breaks for lunch, snacks and water in between.
  • Volunteers must come prepared with proper attire including: sturdy work shoes, long pants and a work shirt.

Age Requirements:

14+ (under 18 with a responsible adult)

Volunteers Needed:

4-5 per session

 In order to register for this project, volunteers must register through the Passport In Time Portal. Please CLICK HERE to register. HistoriCorps will be onsite to manage the project and provide the tools, materials, safety equipment, and training necessary for volunteers.

Location

Venue:  

Address:
22230 Garmisch Rd, Cable, Wisconsin, 54821, United States