Outdoor Women at Big OaksJune 8th, 2013
Outdoor Women at Big Oaks June 8th
Big Oaks Conservation Society and Big Oaks NWR are hosting this outdoor learning event
just for women on June 8, 2013 (7:45 AM to 4:45 PM). The event will be held at Big Oaks NWR. Outdoor Women at Big Oaks (OWBO) is a one-day event designed to offer women ages 14 and over the opportunity to gain valuable in-the-field skills and knowledge in an environment that encourages fun and success in the outdoors. This exciting program will target women of all ages who want to learn outdoor skills and outdoors appreciation through courses addressing such topics as fly fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, archery, shooting, and much more! All activities begin and end at the beautiful and historic Old Timbers Lodge. The event is organized by women for women who want to expand their outdoor skills in a fun, supportive environment. The Registration form is available here
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Your registration fee includes: choice of 3 courses, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments, use of equipment and supplies, and the day's Entrance Permit to Big Oaks NWR
Early Bird Registration Deadline (before May 10): $50.00 ; $35.00 for women age 14-17 when accompanied by an adult.
Registration (May 10 - May 25): $60.00
COURSE SELECTIONS: Classes will be assigned on a first-registered, first-enrolled basis. Courses include: Archery, Art From Nature, Bird Watching, Basic Kayaking/Canoeing, Cooking Wild Game, Discovery Nature Walk, Dutch Oven Cooking, Falconry, Firearm Familiarity, Basic/Advanced Fishing, Fly Fishing, Geology, GPS and Geocaching, Hyper Tufa Trough Making, Life in a Creek, Native Plant Landscaping, Outdoor Dutch Oven Cooking, Outdoor Fitness, Outdoor Photography, Self Defense, Sporting Clay Shooting, Tomahawk Throwing, Wild Botanicals, Wilderness Survival. Description of courses are available here
You have the opportunity to take 3 classes; each 1 hour 50 minutes session is basic and will give you an introductory overview of the topic with varying amounts of hands-on experience. There will be a 10 minute break during and between each session. We will do everything possible to make sure that you get to attend the sessions you most prefer. However, class sizes are limited per session. An e-mail (or mailed letter if e-mail is not available) will be sent to you confirming your selections.
Every participant will be required to attend a safety and informational briefing from 8:10 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
**In arranging for a timely arrival to Big Oaks NWR on the day of the event, please allow 25 minutes travel time from the refuge entrance in order to reach Old Timbers Lodge. Signs will be posted at the refuge to direct you to the lodge.**
Outdoor Women at Big OaksOutdoor Women at Big Oaks held at Old Timbers Lodge on Saturday, June 8th.