Fun and Family

It's time to kick back and have a little fun with our college-wide events and family-focused programming.

05_PickEmChallenge

Student Life NFL Pick 'Em Challenge

  • Begins Thursday, September 4
  • Register through Yahoo Fantasy Sports
  • Group ID: 23283
  • Password: timberwolf
  • Open to current NTC students and employees

Join the challenge for a chance to win a $25, $50 or $75 NTC Bookstore gift card. Each week participants pick winners of the NFL games with the two lowest weeks being tossed out. Top three places at the end of the challenge win a prize.

06_PackersTailgateParty

Packers Tailgate Party

  • Thursday, September 4
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Cafeteria
  • Free with current NTC student ID, $5 each for NTC employees and guests

Don your favorite green and gold apparel and celebrate the big game! Food and drinks will be served in the cafeteria and at regional campuses.

07_Drive-inMovieNight

Free Drive-in Movie Night - Maleficent

  • Saturday, September 20
  • Dusk
  • NTC Wausau Parking Lot
  • Free and open to the public

See Maleficent on a giant 40' outdoor screen with sound pumped through outdoor speakers or right through your car radio. Grab some friends, lawn chairs and blankets (if desired), and bring your own popcorn to this free, family-friendly event.

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September Manic Monday

  • Monday, September 29
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

One month of classes down, only two and half remaining in the fall semester. It's time to celebrate your progress and International Coffee Day with a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

09_BookFair

"Books are Fun" Book Fair

  • Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30
  • 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  • Cafeteria Hallway
  • Free and open to the public

With books, toys and game, educational pieces, greeting cards, and more, you're sure to find the perfect gifts for family/friends or even a treasure for yourself.

10_FamilyOrchardDay

Family Orchard Day

  • Saturday, October 11
  • Helene's Hilltop Orchard, Merrill
  • Orchard Hours: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • $2 advanced tickets with current NTC student/employee ID ($5 at the Orchard)
  • Limit 5 tickets per student/employee

Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay rides, a corn maze and children's play area at your convenience throughout the day. Purchase $2.00 discounted wristbands (a $3.00 savings!) through Student Life. Wristbands will become available approximately two weeks prior to the date and must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 10. (Does not include cost of apples, pumpkins or bakery items.)

11_MakeADifferenceDay

Make a Difference Day

  • Saturday, October 25

Watch for more information (including volunteer opportunities closer to the date) to make a difference in our local community.

12_OctManicMonday

October Manic Monday

  • Monday, October 27
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

Happy Halloween week and National Chocolate Day (Oct. 28)! Enjoy a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

13_VeteransDayRecognition

Veterans Day Recognition

  • Tuesday, November 11

We are grateful for the dedication and service provided by our veterans. On Tuesday, November 11, the Student Government Association and the NTC Veterans Club are extending a special thank you to NTC students and employees who have served and continue to serve our country. Veterans (student or employee) may stop by Student Life on November 11 to pick up a ticket valued up to $8.00 to use in the Campus Cafe on November 11. Regional campus students and employees may partake in free meals at their preferred campus.

14_NovManicMonday

November Manic Monday

  • Monday, November 17
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

Only a month remains in the fall semester! Beat the stress of finals with a quick free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

15_CommunityOpenHouse

NTC Community Open House and Global Fair

  • Thursday, November 20
  • Wausau Campus
  • Free and open to the public

Open House: Visit with faculty and staff to learn more about program options, financial aid, campus life and more. Attendees can also explore transfer options to four-year public and private colleges and find out more about NTC's flexible learning options including Late Start courses and Virtual College. Prizes will also be available.

Global Fair: Enjoy food, music, culture tables and more.

16_BreakfastWithSanta

Breakfast with Santa

  • Saturday, December 6
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • NTC Cafeteria
  • Free and open to the public

Don't miss a chance to tell Santa your wish list! Join NTC Student Life for this free family event including food, activities and fun. Food served until 11:30 a.m.

17_DecManicMonday

December Manic Monday

  • Monday, December 8
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

It's graduation week. Take a moment to enjoy a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

18_JanManicMonday

January Manic Monday

  • Monday, January 26
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

Jump start the spring semester with a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

19_SnowTubing

Free Snow Tubing

  • Wednesday, February 11
  • 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
  • Sylvan Hill, Wausau
  • Free for NTC students, employees and their families

Celebrate National Make a Friend Day with some winter fun! Grab the family and head for Sylvan Hill. Enjoy and evening of tubing on the Wausau area's only tubing hill, featuring wire tows for easy access up the hill before screaming down. Come with family and friends to enjoy a free evening of tubing. (No advance tickets; just come to Sylvan Hill.)

20_FebManicMonday

February Manic Monday

  • Monday, February 23
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

One month of classes down, only two and half remaining in the spring semester. It's time to celebrate your progress with a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

21_DrSeussBday

Dr. Seuss's Birthday Party

  • Saturday, February 28
  • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Includes free breakfast
  • Wausau Cafeteria
  • Free and open to the public

Dr. Seuss epitomizes a love of children and reading, and his use of rhyme makes his books an effective teaching tool. We're celebrating his birthday (actually March 2) with free food and activities for the whole family on Saturday, February 28.

22_MarchManicMonday

March Manic Monday

  • Monday, March 23
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

Happy belated St. Patrick's Day and Chip & Dip Day! Enjoy a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

23_FamilyWaterparkDay

Family Waterpark Day

  • Sunday, April 12
  • Grand Lodge Waterpark
  • Waterpark Hours: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • $5 advanced tickets with current NTC student/employee ID; $7 guests; ages two and under are free
  • Limit 5 total tickets per student/employee

Take advantage of reduced waterpark tickets (regularly $12 per person) for the Grand Lodge Waterpark, the biggest indoor waterpark in Central Wisconsin. Activities include seven waterslides, a giant lazy river, large activity pool, kiddie pool and a huge secluded whirlpool. Discounted tickets will become available approximately two weeks prior to the date and must be purchased in advance through Student Life. Tickets must be exchanged at the waterpark on April 12 for wristbands to be used same day.

24_AprilManicMonday

April Manic Monday

  • Monday, April 20
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

Headed into the home stretch; only one month of classes remain in the school year. Take a break with a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

25_MayManicMonday

May Manic Monday

  • Monday, May 4
  • 7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., Free games and a chance to win prizes
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Free treats (while supplies last)
  • Student Life (D146)
  • Free with current NTC student ID

We're down to the last two weeks! Beat the stress with a free treat at each regional campus during the day or at the Wausau campus from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (while supplies last). Wausau campus students are also encouraged to visit Student Life (D146) throughout the day to play Plinko or spin the wheel for a chance to win a prize and enjoy a free game of pool, air hockey or ping pong.

26_SpringFling

Spring Fling - Cinco de Mayo

  • Tuesday, May 5
  • 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. (while supplies last)
  • Medallion Plaza (outside, in front of the library) and Regional Campuses
  • Free with current NTC student ID; $5 each for NTC employees and guests

Join SGA and Student Life in the final hurrah of the 2014-15 school year. Enjoy a picnic a picnic style lunch with assorted activities including caricatures by Chris Rommel. Stay tuned for details about regional campus festivities.