Register now for Illinois DNR 'Becoming an Outdoors Woman' workshop

Becoming an Outdoors Woman: Registration is under way for the IDNR ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’ Workshop on June 7-9 at the Lorado Taft Field Campus in Oregon, Illinois. ‘Becoming an Outdoors Woman’ workshops are designed to provide introductory instruction and experiences in many outdoor-related activities and skills. Examples of classes include canoeing, archery, handguns, nature jewelry, mammal trapping, wild edibles, basic fishing, rifle, outdoor cooking, and many more.

Class instruction is offered in a fun, non-competitive, and hands-on environment. BOW workshops are very popular, so register early. The cost of $215 per person includes housing, meals, classes, use of equipment, transportation during the event, and much more. Registration online at

Camping Reservations: Now’s the time to make campsite and shelter reservations for many IDNR sites online through the Reserve America website at using a Visa or MasterCard. For more information, check the IDNR website at