Outdoorswomen weekend event coming to Berkshires in June


On the June 1 – 3 weekend, MassWildlife will be holding its Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW) workshop at the Chimney Corners YMCA Camp in Becket.  A host of outdoor skills aimed at educating the novice will be available, including: shooting firearms, bows and arrows, muzzleloaders, spin fishing, fly fishing, nature photography, edible plants, kayaking, outdoor cooking and many more opportunities.  This program is designed for women ages 18 and up and is for you if you have never tried these activities but want an opportunity to learn; you are a novice who would like to improve your skills; you have tried some of these activities but would like to try new ones, or you are looking for the camaraderie of like-minded individuals.


The $275.00 per person workshop fee includes instruction, program materials, use of demonstration equipment, transportation to off-site sessions, seven meals, and two nights lodging.  A 10% discount will be given on any mother/daughter, grandmother/granddaughter or sister registrations.  Upon receipt of your registration and payment, you will be sent a confirmation letter with directions and a list of appropriate clothing and equipment.


For more information and application forms click onto www.mass.gov/dfwele/dfw/education/bow/bow_calendar.htm.  The registration/cancellation deadline is 4 PM on May 25, 2012, so don’t delay

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