Space Still Available at Arizona’s Becoming an Outdoors Woman “Deluxe” Program on Jan. 27-29


Saguaro Lake, AZ– If you’d like to learn outdoor skills in a scenic, comfortable, fun outdoor setting, make sure to sign up for the seventh annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) “Deluxe” program set for Jan. 27-29.

The three-day workshop, sponsored by the Arizona Wildlife Federation in cooperation with the Arizona Game and Fish Department, will be held at Saguaro Lake Ranch located on the banks of the Salt River and surrounded by the spectacular Goldfield and Superstition mountains, northeast of the Phoenix metro area.

This venue is perfect for the woman who likes a little extra comfort with her outdoor experience. The ranch is a family owned bed and breakfast with lots of amenities. The workshop will include classes and outdoor activities, with a focus on those that can be enjoyed in the beautiful Sonoran desert.

Some of the classes and activities offered are:

  • Boating sessions on Saguaro Lake
  • Edible and medicinal desert plants (presented by authors Jean Groen and Don Wells)
  • Geocaching
  • Outdoor photography
  • Fly fishing
  • Birding
  • Dutch oven cooking
  • Still water paddling
  • Predator calling
  • Javelina hunting
  • Desert survival
  • Archery

There will be evening activities with campfires and entertainment.

The fee is $375 for the entire weekend. The program begins at 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27 and ends at noon on Sunday, Jan. 29. The price includes all meals, lodging, instruction and use of equipment. An optional trail ride is also offered for an additional fee.

Space is limited to the first 40 participants, so register now. It’s an experience you won’t soon forget.

For more information or to register, visit the Arizona Wildlife Federation website at, or call (480) 644-0077.

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