WON Landing Page March 2022

North Carolina Becoming an Outdoors-Woman offers gift certificates for Valentine’s Day

RALEIGH, N.C. — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is offering Becoming an Outdoors-Woman gift certificates that are perfect for the female outdoors enthusiast or would-be adventurer for Valentine’s Day.

“If she wants, she can learn to shoot a bow better than Cupid,” said BB Gillen, director of the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program in North Carolina.


BOW rifle range NC Wildlife resources commission

North Carolina BOW participants can learn target shooting skills, as well as fishing, archery, outdoor cooking and more. Photo courtesy of N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission

The gift certificate entitles the recipient to attend the three-day 2014 BOW weekend workshop, scheduled for April 11-13 at Eastern 4-H Center, located in Tyrrell County on the Albemarle Sound. Activities include expert instruction in boating, archery, fishing, target shooting, as well as outdoor cooking and more.

Cost is $225 per person and includes all lodging, meals and choice of four outdoor skill sessions, plus all program materials and use of equipment. Order gift certificates online at www.ncwildstore.com or by phone at 1-866-945-3746.

“If you’re searching for gift ideas for Valentine’s, this is the dream getaway weekend for women who enjoy nature and wants to experience the outdoors,” Gillen said. “This is a beautiful setting with meadows and pocosin forests interlaced with nature trails and boardwalks. The accommodations are climate-controlled and include private showers. The 4-H center is a state-of-the-art facility.”

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman is an international program for women, 18 and older, to learn outdoor skills through hands-on experiences in a variety of outdoor instructional activities, such as archery, paddling, wildlife photography, outdoor cooking, tracking and map-and-compass orienteering. For more information, contact Gillen at 919-218-3638or bb.gillen@ncwildlife.org.

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