The 2018 Summer and Winter Lottery has ended.

2018 Lottery entries can be submitted online 9:00am CST Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 until 11:59pm CST Monday, January 9th, 2017.
  • Entry in the lottery is online only. Register at
  • Crews selected for a Northern Tier trek will be notified via email by February 1st, 2017.
  • Any crews not selected will be notified by February 6th, 2017 and given alternative dates of availability.
  • The $800 per crew deposit will be due by February 13th, 2017 for all crews accepted in the lottery.
  • All reservations are considered tentative until the deposit has been received.
  • Please make sure only one person from your unit enters the lottery. Duplicate reservations from units will be discarded.
Summer and Winter trip fees are available!

Updates to the 2018 Okpik program.

Click Here for 2017 Reservations

Information Needed To Make A Reservation

  1. Contact information for the adult point of contact.
  2. Program Choice
    Summer: Which base? Atikokan, Bissett or Ely.
  3. Arrival Date at Northern Tier (Trip Availability 2017)
  4. Departure Date from Northern Tier
  5. Number of Crews
  6. Estimated Number of Participants
  7. 2017 Resources


About Northern Tier

Come to Northern Tier for a whole new level of adventure, up north! From incredible canoe journeys to wild winter wilderness camping, Northern Tier promises the Scouting adventure of a lifetime in the Great North Woods of northern Minnesota and Canada.