Fifth Annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend

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Fifth Annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend

Registration begins May 15 for the fifth annual Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend that runs Aug. 24-26 at Deer Creek State Park.

Paddling, powerboating and fishing are among the courses at this event aponsored by the

Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Parks and Watercraft. Participants at the special weekend learn how to improve their skills in paddling kayaks and canoes, operating powerboats or trying the latest watersport — stand-up paddleboarding. Other sessions will be offered on backyard wildlife, wild edibles, beginner’s golf, archery, horseback riding, trap shooting, stream quality monitoring, fishing clinics and a host of tours and other outdoor recreational options. Indoor activities include painting and water aerobics. A detailed listing of the weekend’s events is available by visiting .

The Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventures Weekend is open to all women, including girls 12 years or older who are accompanied by a parent or guardian. The cost is $300 per person and includes lodging and five meals. There is room for 120 women to participate, and registration for this weekend fills up quickly.

Participants will stay at the Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center, located in Pickaway County. Guests have access to indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, whirlpool, exercise room, restaurant and lounge. Additionally, Deer Creek offers an 18-hole golf course, trails, disc golf, marina and a swimming beach.

Originally posted at by Al Smith – Guest Columnist, on May 5, 2018.
Image courtesy Ohio Women’s Outdoor Adventure (OWOA).