Arizona Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Winter workshop to be held January 20-22, 2023

Photo courtesy Tanja Eiben: Axe throwing is one of the activities at the Arizona Winter Becoming an Outdoors-Woman event will be held Jan. 20-22, 2023.

Contributed Article By Linda Dightmon

Registration is now open for the Arizona winter workshop.

The Arizona winter BOW will be held Jan. 20-22, 2023. We will return to the Triangle Y Ranch Camp run by the YMCA of Southern Arizona. This venue is located near Oracle, Arizona, on the north side of the Catalina Mountain Range. There are breathtaking views of the Galiuro as well as the Santa Catalina Mountains.

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is a non-profit program. BOW offers hands-on outdoor workshops held in a safe supportive atmosphere with patient enthusiastic instructors. No experience is necessary. BOW is for adult women of all fitness levels. The Arizona BOW is sponsored by the Arizona Wildlife Federation with support from the Arizona Game & Fish Department.

Photo courtesy Tanja Eiben: Past attendees show their gold panning experience.

The workshop begins Friday at noon and ends Sunday at noon. There will be four sessions during the weekend with six choices for each one. Classes range from outdoor photography to javelina hunting. The Triangle Y has a giant climbing tower and zipline if you dare. Perhaps archery or Arizona edible plants are more suited for you. We will also be offering caving, axe throwing, and gold panning at this unique venue. New classes for this workshop are Gun Dog Training and Knots and Knives with lots of hands-on in each class.

Photo courtesy Tanja Eiben: All food is included.

Evenings will feature local speakers, wildlife bingo, and campfires. The cost for the entire weekend is $425. Food, lodging, and class materials are provided. Don’t wait. This one always fills up fast!

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