Applications open for New York outdoors-woman workshop

June 18, 2018 - 12:11 am

CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — Bowhunting, wild food foraging and yoga on a stand-up paddleboard are some of the classes included in the Department of Environmental Conservation's upcoming "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" workshop.

The workshop i s scheduled for Sept. 7-9 at Greek Peak in Cortland and will cost about $325 per person, including two nights lodging, meals and classes.

Registration is limited to 125 women. A lottery will be held to select participants. Applications must be postmarked by June 28.

"Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" is a national educational program offered in 38 states and six Canadian provinces. It's designed to provide a supportive environment for women of all ages and fitness levels to learn outdoor skills such as hunting, fishing, kayaking, camping and nature photography.

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