The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend workshop March 25-27, with 26 hands-on topics, ranging from wildlife photography to wilderness survival.
Open to women 18 and older, the workshop will be held at scenic Camp Cheerio, a rustic setting in the mountains of Alleghany County. Cabins are dormitory style with bunk beds, indoor plumbing and hot showers, and can accommodate 8 to 10 women per cabin.
Enrollment is limited to 100 participants, with registration on a first-come, first-served basis. The cost of the workshop is $220 and includes all instruction, program materials, and use of demonstration equipment, plus meals and lodging. Limited scholarships, made possible by the generosity of past participants, are available.
•Pistol, Shotgun, Rifle
•Leave No Trace
•Knots Tying 101
•3D advanced archery
•"Trapping, Tracking and Trekking"
•Fly-fishing excursion to Stone Mountain State Park
•Fish, small game field dressing
For more information, call BB Gillen at (919) 218-3638 or click here. For further details on what the program offers, please click here (PDF).