8th Annual
Women in the Wild
  April 29-May 1, 2016 
Mission:  To provide women who participate with a safe and fun environment in which to familiarize themselves with some of the many outdoor recreational opportunities in the Coastal Bend.
Goals:
1.  To empower women by teaching them new skills.
2.  To encourage networking among women with like interests that will provide a support group in further endeavors.
3.  To create a stress free environment for women to enjoy the learning process without the pressure to master any one thing but enabling familiarization in new skills.
About the Event
The event takes place over the weekend with participants choosing four (4) hands-on classes for the weekend.  Top-notch instructors and volunteers will assist participants throughout the event.  This is a first come first serve basis on both the entry into the event as well as for the classes. We will be limiting registration to the first 100 women ages 18 and older.

The 2016 event will be held at Port Bay Hunting Club at 310 Port Bay Road in Rockport. The Saturday mixer will be held at Fulton VFD in Rockport/Fulton.
Cost
Early Registrations: $135 per participant for entries postmarked by February 28.
Regular Registration: $160 per participant for entries postmarked between March 1-31
Late Registration: $175 per participant for entries postamarked after April 1.
Once all slots are filled a wait list will be started.
We will have an online option that will open on 2/1. This option will have a small fee associated with it.

Entry fee includes participation in four (4) of the listed events, a bag full of goodies, dinner on Saturday night at the mixer, lunch and snacks on Saturday and Sunday and non-alcoholic beverages throughout. This is a day camp situation, lodging is NOT provided. We will send out information about special deals with your confirmation packet.

NEW CANCELLATION POLICY: If a participant cancels prior to February 28 a full refund will be issues. All cancellations from March 1-March 31 will receive a full refund minus a $35 processing fee. There will be no refunds after April 1st.
Make Checks payable to: T.O.W.N. Rockport
Please mail entries to:
Women in the Wild c/o TOWN Rockport
2571 FM 3036
Rockport, Texas 78382

Any questions email at info@townrockport.org
Equipment
Sensible shoes are a must, this event is on a ranch not on pavement, and walking will be required.  Long pants are a good idea to combat mosquitoes.  Please bring a lawn chair, jacket, sunglasses, bug spray, sun screen, etc. Dress comfortably and appropriate to activities.
Schedule
Friday:
5-8:30pm Check In at Poor Man's Country Club

Saturday:
7-7:30am Late check in at Port Bay
7:30-8:15am Orientation/Group Photo
8:30-10:45am: Class Activity #1
11am-11:45am: Lunch
12:-2:15pm: Class Activity #2
2:15-3pm: Review of the day
3-6pm: Free time
6-9:30pm: Social Mixer/Dinner/Raffles at Poor Man's Country Club

Sunday:
7:30-8am: Early morning instruction
8-10:15am: Class Activity #3
10:30am-12:45pm: Class Activity #4
1-2pm: Lunch and certificate awards


Please be sure to dress for the weather especially if participating in the kayaking.  The water may still be cool and the weather may be as well.  This event will not be canceled unless the weather is severe and we will shift events as needed to accommodate the weather.
Weather
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Interested in sponsoring Women in the Wild? Please email info@townrockport.org for more information.




2016 Courses Offered
THANKS TO OUR WOMEN IN THE WILD SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS!
ShotgunsSelf-DefenseGeocaching  Archery (Intro & Advanced)
Outdoor SurvivalKayakingBoat Operations*   Stand Up Paddle Board
Dutch Oven CookingTrailer Backing  Arts & Crafts                Fishing (Intro & Advanced*)
Nautical                      Intro to Hunting     Nature Interaction
New this year: Outdoor Photography* & Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga
All classes with a * will be a double session class