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12th Annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter Program

Marquette, Michigan— Women seeking the opportunity to improve their outdoor skills are invited to register for the

12th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman ( BOW ) winter program in the Upper Peninsula . The program will be held February 24 through 26 at Bay Cliff Health Camp in Big Bay.

BOW DNR Program

Sponsored by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, this program offers instruction in more than a dozen kinds of indoor and outdoor activities, including cross-country skiing, dog sledding, ice fishing, fly tying, wilderness first aid, wood burning and more. Instructors provide basic and advanced instruction that is tailored to each participant’s individual ability.

The $180 registration fee includes all food and lodging, as well as most equipment and supplies, except as noted in the registration materials. Participants will be housed in a dorm-style facility with amenities including a sauna and hiking trails with access to Lake Superior .

Early registration is recommended as the program fills quickly each year. Class information and registration materials are available online at www.michigan.gov/bow, and payments may now be made online as well. For more information, contact Sharon Pitz at the DNR office in Marquette at 228-6561 or e-mail pitzs@michigan.gov.

-Eric Scott


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