Balsam Lake Outreach Center

Balsam Lake Outreach Center

400 Polk County Plaza, Balsam Lake, WI 54810


With a population just over 1,000, Balsam Lake is comfortably sized with a vibrant and friendly community. Located in the scenic woods of Northwest Wisconsin, Balsam Lake is surrounded by dozens of lakes and is renowned for its bass fishing. It is a destination for hiking and ATV/snowmobiling enthusiasts and is known for its abundance of opportunities for recreational activities for all seasons.

Academics at Balsam Lake

Discover the ways you can start your education close to home at the Balsam Lake Outreach Center. You’ll be able to get a start on select programs and classes and have access to Northwood Tech services without the commute to campus.

The Balsam Lake Outreach Center offers Northwood Tech courses in a variety of formats to fit your schedule. 

Get a start on your college classes close to home. Click the buttons below to view the course offerings available at the Balsam Lake Outreach Center. 

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Courses within Academic Programs

Northwood Tech is known for its commitment to academic excellence and connections to business and industry to provide cutting-edge programming and instruction. Select programs have courses available through the Balsam Lake site. 

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Courses within Certificates

Whether you're just starting in your field or hoping to develop more well-rounded knowledge in your field, Northwood Tech offers a variety of certificates for you. Select certificates have courses available through the Balsam Lake site. 

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As a student, your courses will utilize real-world scenarios and hands-on lessons so you will be ready to hit the ground running the second you graduate. 


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Balsam Lake Outreach Center

400 Polk County Plaza
Balsam Lake, WI 54810

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Center Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


By appointment only

Adult Basic Education/ Academic Support Hours (closed over Summer)

Tuesdays & Thursdays

12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Virtual Availability

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Special Closed Dates

  • May 1, 2024
  • May 27 - May 31, 2024
  • July 1 - July 5, 2024
  • September 2, 2024
  • November 28, 29, 2024
  • December 25, 26, 27, 2024
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