Wednesday, April 21, 2010
The VDGIF Outdoor Education Program will host a Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshop at Graves Mountain Lodge in Madison County, May 14 -16.
This program is designed primarily for women whose outdoor exposure has been limited. The three-day event (Friday through Sunday) offer a variety of four-hour classes geared towards beginners.
Participants can choose from shooting sports, angling, boating and a host of other educational courses. The courses offered may include, but are not limited to, introduction to shotgun, rifle, archery, hunting techniques for game species, fly-fishing, bass fishing techniques, boating, camping, hiking, wilderness survival, and outdoor cooking.
Graves Mountain Lodge offers rustic yet comfortable settings in the Blue Ridge Mountains adjacent to Shenandoah National Park. Participants in the Becoming an Outdoors Woman programs must be at least 18 years of age.
Registration is required through the VDGIF website. For more information, contact Jimmy Mootz at 804-367-0656 or [email protected].