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Beyond BOW Outdoor Adventures Available

LINCOLN – Women looking for new adventures or a fun-filled weekend with friends and family can find what they’re looking for in Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) activities in Nebraska.

BOW teaches outdoor skills to women of all ages and levels of experience in a fun, welcoming environment. Beyond BOW workshops provide participants the next step, with an opportunity to hone those skills while surrounded by like-minded individuals in the beautiful setting of a Nebraska state park or recreation area. Expert instructors provide one-on-one instruction to participants.

Activities will take place across the state throughout the summer. They include:

• June 17, Platte River Canoeing Trip, Schramm Park State Recreation Area, Gretna: This trip is designed for experienced canoers.

• June 18 – 19, Overnight Backpacking, Indian Cave State Park (SP), Shubert: Participants will learn all aspects of planning for and carrying out a great backpacking trip.

• Wednesdays in July and August, Women’s Summer Shooting Series, various locations: Activities include trapshooting and shotgun and rifle shooting.

• July 15 – 16, Niobrara/Missouri River Kayak Weekend, Niobrara SP, Niobrara: This trip is designed for experienced kayakers.

• July 23, Beginning Kayaking, Lake Wanahoo SRA, Wahoo: This three-hour workshop will cover basic skills, safety and other introductory knowledge.

• July 30, Ladies’ Day at the Range, Weeping Water Gun Club, Weeping Water: Under the guidance of experienced instructors, women of all experience levels will have the opportunity to shoot a variety of firearms and archery equipment.

All of the events require women be at least 18 years of age. For more information or to register, visit NebraskaBOW.com.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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