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Support happy, healthy, strong kids this Giving Tuesday

This year, on November, 27th 100% of our #GivingTuesday donations will go to help the Amigos, our empowerment program for kids with special […]

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What’s Next for Traverse City’s Youth Mountain Bike Team?

What a year! From a successful after-school program to our best season of Vasa Domingos ever to an action-packed summer of kids […]

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Have 3 Minutes for More Happy, Healthy, Ready to Learn Kids in Northern Michigan?

We believe that kids learning to move and be physically active as part of ordinary life – like going to school! – […]

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Shedding Light on the Traverse City Light Parade

Interested in joining us for the 100 Families + The Traverse City Light Parade but not quite sure what to expect? Here’s everything you […]

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PODCAST: A Very Orange Iceman Cometh

With just a few sleeps away, Iceman fever is stoked high at the Clubhouse. Episode 2 of This Clubhouse Life is all about Team […]

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Have 15 minutes? Help improve walk/bike infrastructure around your Northern Michigan school

Norte administers the Safe Routes To School initiative across the Traverse City-area as well as in Elk Rapids and Northport and we’re aiming […]

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Iceman, PB&Js, an Olympian and Argentinian Come to Traverse City

8 sleeps! Let’s celebrate an awesome Iceman Cometh Challenge and an amazing season of kids riding bikes on dirt by eating yummy sammiches with two […]

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Podcast: This Clubhouse Life – The Official Podcast of Norte

Awesome news! We have a podcast. This Clubhouse Life is the official podcast of Norte and our first episode features The Bike Mas […]

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Transforming a Forgotten Public Building into a Thriving Learning Center

  This spring and summer, in partnership with Grand Traverse County Parks & Recreation, we transformed the long-neglected historic Old Northwest Michigan Fairgrounds […]

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The Great Iceman Entry Giveaway Powered By Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Our friends at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are being awesome and have 10 free Iceman/Slush Cup entries up for grabs. […]

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Last Call for Coast Coffee: Higher Grounds’ Delicious Blend That Benefits Norte

Last week to get you some delicious Coast coffee from our friends at Higher Grounds. Coast is a smooth medium roast with a milk […]

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Traverse Heights Elementary: Northern Michigan’s 2018 Most Walk-tastic School

Led by their amazing principal, Mr. Schrock, and many, many dedicated teachers, Traverse Heights Elementary rocked Northern Michigan Walks To School Day. […]

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Northern Michigan Walks To School Day Nears

With generous support from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, TBA Credit Union, Traverse City Track Club, Oryana Community Co-op, Norte is excited to once […]

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Why Safe Routes to Schools Matter in Northern Michigan

Kids learning to move and being physically active as part of ordinary life — like walking or biking to school — and […]

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Adventurama: The Very Official 2018 Results

Incredible turnout on a beautiful afternoon for the 3rd annual Adventurama. Thank you to the 35 squads for playing and supporting Norte’s […]

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Adventurama is Coming. Here’s 7 Things to Know

Big day this Saturday, squads! We are SO excited. Here’s a bunch of things to know. 1. The rules: Have FUN! Adventurama […]

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4Front Credit Union to Help the Norte Amigos Program Grow

Norte is for happy, healthy, ready to learn kids no matter their ability. We believe in inclusion and that every child should […]

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Happy, Healthy, Ready to Learn: Priority Health to Help the Estrellas Shine

Norte is for happy, healthy, ready to learn kids in northern Michigan no matter their age. We are also huge fans of […]

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Walk/Bike-tastic Moms and Dads in Northern Michigan Needed

Norte believes that kids learning to move and be physically active as part of ordinary life – like going to school! – […]

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What’s next for the 3 Mile trail? More waiting

Another school year starts in less than a month. Unfortunately, it’ll be another school year – the 12th school year to be […]

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