Women in the Wild

Brandi Reeder
Women in the Wild
3rd Annual Outdoor Women's Event
April 30th and May 1st, 2010

The mission of this event is to provide women a safe and fun environment in which to familiarize themselves with some of the many outdoor recreational opportunities in the Coastal Bend. The intent is to help women become familiar with new activities without pressure to master any one thing. Personally, I find it difficult to learn from my husband or other close male relatives and seek to help women similarly afflicted. This is a Texas Outdoor Women's Network (T.O.W.N.) Rockport Chapter event and club membership is not required to attend. Learn more www.townrockport.org. "Women in the Wild" also has a dedicated Facebook page that delivers updates on event status and provides a short video clip from last year's event.

This is a two day event with two courses offered each day. Women will select four classes from the following list: Firearms (shotguns and bb guns) taught by Game Wardens, fly fishing taught by Chuck Naiser, kayaking by Seaworthy Marine, outdoor photography by John Martell, boat operation and equipment by Chris's Marine, fishing, archery, game processing, camping, self defense, first aid, and Dutch oven cooking. These are all hands-on courses to allow the women to apply the skills that they have learned. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided along with non-alcoholic beverages. Dinner will also be provided on Saturday night during the mixer at Poorman's Country Club. This is a day camp situation with women acquiring their own lodging.

Register before March 15 and pay $125; registration after that date will be $150. Participation will be limited to 100 women, at least 21 years of age. Early registration will assure that you can sign up for your preferred classes. Registration can be completed online at www.townrockport.org with a small service fee or forms can be printed and mailed.

Brandi Reeder
Texas Game Warden
(361)790-2611