Saint John's Outdoor University

Saint John's Outdoor University

The Program (Outdoor U) and The Place (Abbey Arboretum)

Upcoming Events

NEW Outdoor U Blog!

  • Updates about maple syrup season, ski trails, deer hunt, volunteering and more. We plan to gradually add more content to the blog so tell us what you want to hear.
  • Subscribe to receive all Outdoor U Blog updates by email, or subscribe to individual blog categories that meet your interest (subscription instructions), or just visit the blog online.
  • Check it out and let us know if you have questions.
Monthly, Sep-Nov
and Feb-Apr
MN Natural History Lectures
  • Mon, April 20: Hibernation
  • Tues, July 14: Nature, Culture, and Two Friends Talking
mid-March to
Maple Syrup Season
Saturday, Apr 25
Fruit at the Finish Triathlon
Saturday, May 9
Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, May 16
Spring Birding Day
 Friday, Aug 7
Tap Takeover
See it now!
Patrick Dougherty Artist-in-Residence
Buy a seat on the bus


Saint John's Abbey Arboretum Land Use Requests