September 14: Training on Accessibility in the Outdoors

Join Upham Woods and local community members to learn about being disabled in the outdoors. This 2-hour event will be split into 2 parts: 1) A facilitated panel featuring local disabled outdoor enthusiasts as they share their stories and advice and 2) A presentation with breakout sessions to learn about hosting outdoor events with disabled community members. Please pre-register for this free event. For help registering, call us at 608-254-6461.

When: Wednesday, September 14 from 1-3 pm.

Where: This Hybrid event will take place on zoom or in-person at Upham Woods. N194 County Rd N. Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965.
Upham Woods has free parking and once you arrive you will be directed into the ADA-accessible conference room. This room has air-conditioning and 2 large monitors for presenting.

Accessibility: We are committed to making this event accessible. An ASL interpreter will be provided upon request. Presentation slides/materials will be emailed out in advance and printed copies will be available at the event. For additional accommodation requests, please indicate them on your registration form or contact Rachael Lewandowski-Sarette at 608-890-1137 or

Registration: For help registering, call us at 608-254-6461.

Below is the list of confirmed panelists for this event. We are so thankful that they have decided to speak. Make sure to check out and support their organizations! More panelists will be announced soon!

  • AAW President and Founder, Monica Spaeni
  • AAW Board Member, Gary Stott.

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Funds for this event were provided by the UW-Madison Dean’s Innovation Grant. Collaborators for this event include Heather Stelljas from the McBurney Disability Resource Center and Office of Access, Inclusion, and Compliance.

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