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Women in the Outdoors Illinois Event 2017

March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - April 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am


Women in the Outdoors Illinois Event 2017Join The Women in the Outdoors Illinois Event 2017 for a weekend full of fun and adventure at Camp Ondessonk! Classes range from painting and jewelry-making to basic handgun, outdoor cooking, and horseback riding–all surrounded by the beauty of the Shawnee National Forest. Like their event on Facebook.  Download the WITO 2017 Brochure and Registration Form and mail to:

Diane Bybee, 515 Ariel View Lane, DeSoto, IL 62924

For more information, contact Diane (618) 559-5722 or mdjc91@gmail.com or Denise Glennon at (618) 201-0140 or dglennon@live.com

Prior to the implementation of Women in the Outdoors, NWTF supported female-focused outdoor skills training programs through various organizations. Seeing the demand for such activities for women, the NWTF expanded its outreach efforts to include a formal Women in the Outdoors program in 1998.

In the past decade, the number of women owning firearms and participating in target shooting and hunting has soared. See the “Girl Power” graphic to the right, provided with permission from the National Shooting Sports Foundation published in their 2014 Women Gun Owners: Purchasing, Perceptions and Participation article.

According to Southwick Associates, women now make up more than a quarter of all anglers and represent the fastest growing segment within the hunting and shooting communities.

Women who seek outdoor adventures or more quality time with family and friends will find that connection through hundreds of Women in the Outdoors events hosted by NWTF chapters around the United States. Events are affordable and offer outdoor activities such as archery, shotgunning and various introduction to hunting classes.  Women in the Outdoor members receive a one year subscription to Turkey Country magazine and special discounts. Get your membership today.


March 31, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
April 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am
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Diane Bybee


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