Women’s Wilderness Weekend returns

PATOKA RESERVOIR — A Women’s Wilderness Weekend is planned at the Patoka Lake Nature Center on Friday through Sunday, April 24 to 26. Women will learn outdoor skills in a relaxed environment.

The event will start at the Patoka Lake Nature Center and include overnight camping for the duration of the weekend. Women ages 16 and older can participate in activities including in-depth archery lessons, kayaking, kayak fishing, Dutch oven cooking, basic bush craft, wild edibles, wilderness first aid, yoga, trap shooting, rifle, boat operations, self-defense, wildlife tracking, beginner birding, beginner bow hunter, hunting basics and more.

Meals will be provided on Saturday and Sunday. Camping will take place in the modern electric campgrounds.

Preregistration is required by Friday, April 10. There is a registration fee of $65 per participant. For more information or to register, call the Patoka Lake Nature Center at 812-685-2447. The event is sponsored by the Dubois County Shooting Sports Instructor Council.


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