Women Outdoors

6/10/2021 to 9/9/2021 | Current River State Park | Salem, MO

Introducing classes for women taught by women to women. Must be 16 to attend. NO children, please. Consider this a girls’ night out. Classes will be held the second Thursday of every month June through September. These are hands-on classes in which participants learn and share new skills in the outdoors.


Class Details

June 10: Dutch Oven Cooking, Echo Bluff State Park, Bluff Top Pavilion

Yes, we are cooking! You will learn how to cook two "wild" dishes, two "store-bought" dishes and one vegetarian dish.

July 8: Kayaking, Current River State Park, Upper Lake

You will learn a few basics and then put them into practice with a nature interpretive tour around the lake as we listen to nature as the sun goes down. All equipment provided; bring your own PFD (life jacket) if you have it. This class is limited to 10 participants, so call to register.

Aug. 12: Archery, Echo Bluff State Park, Camp Zoe Field

Learn about the history of bows and atlatls and then learn how to use these ancient hunting tools. This is a sport that is gaining a lot of attention and becoming very popular with women, so come and learn the basics. ALL equipment is provided.

Sept. 9: Fishing and Fish Fry, Current River State Park, Lower Lake

Why should the guys have all the fun? Learn not only how to bait a hook and what bait works best but also how to clean and cook your catch! You catch the fish; we will bring the potatoes!


Come join the fun and learn some new skills and share your skills with others!

For more information or to register for one or all of the classes, contact Connie at 573-751-1224 or connie.weber@dnr.mo.gov.

Class Times: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
11053 County Road 19D, Salem, MO | 573-858-3015

Associated activities

  • Fishing
  • Interpretive Programs