Brenda Valentine to teach archery class at Women in the Outdoors’ event

Brenda Valentine. Photo courtesy of Brenda Valentine.

Women from all walks of life are invited to experience the thrill of horseback riding, shooting, hiking, crafts, and great company. The setting is beautiful Camp Ondessonk, nestled in the forests and bluffs of the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois. Dates are May 4 through May 6. Brenda Valentine, host of the NWTF’s Turkey Call TV show will be there to give instruction in archery.

Registration includes two nights lodging, 4 meals— Saturday breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday breakfast, evening programs, 4 sessions, equipment use, program materials, plus a one-year Women in the Outdoors membership & subscription to Turkey Country magazine. Girls ages 14-17 welcome with adult chaperone (both pay).



Early Bird Discount: *Pay only $160 if postmarked by April 14th

For more information:

Gay Hayes Phone: (618) 924-4836 E-mail:

Denise Glennon Phone: (618) 201-0140 E-mail:

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