Still time to sign up for W. Palm Beach women's outdoor workshop
Friday, October 22, 2010
Media contact: Gabriella B. Ferraro, 772-215-9459
Wanted: Adventurous and outdoorsy women
wishing to learn more about Florida's great outdoors in a
comfortable, noncompetitive, hands-on environment.
If this could be you, contact Lynne Hawk with the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) at
561-625-5122 to register for the next Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
The three-day workshop will be Nov. 12-14 at the
Everglades Youth Camp, in the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management
Area, near West Palm Beach. Sessions begin Friday, Nov. 12,
at 10 a.m. and end Sunday, Nov. 14, with lunch.
Although designed with women in mind, the workshop
is open to anyone 18 years and older who wants to improve his or
her outdoor skills while enjoying several recreational
The program offers a fun and supportive atmosphere
for participants wishing to try new things and enjoying the
camaraderie of other folks wanting to do the same. In four,
three-and-one-half-hour sessions, the BOW workshop teaches skills
associated with fishing, hunting and other forms of outdoor
recreation, at all levels of physical activity.
"The most popular classes are primitive chef,
canoeing/kayaking basics, basic wilderness survival skills, and
introduction to handgun shooting and hunting," said Lynne Hawk, BOW
state coordinator for the FWC.
The cost for the three-day workshop is $175, and
there are a limited number of discounted slots available for
low-income participants, single parents and college students
attending the workshop for the first time. The workshop is
restricted to 100 participants on a first-come, first-served
For more information about the BOW workshop or to
find out how to register, visit MyFWC.com/BOW, or call Lynne Hawk