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Outdoor Journey for Girls

Outdoor Journey for Girls (OJ) is a 3-day, 2-night workshop aimed at introducing outdoor skills to girls ages 12 to 15 years old in a supportive, learning environment where they have opportunities to try things “hands-on.” The outdoor skills include: canoeing and water safety, basic orienteering, fish and wildlife identification, archery, firearm safety and basic shooting, camping and outdoor survival, game care, furbearers and fur harvesting, and fishing and preparing the catch. Outdoor Journey for Girls is sponsored by Pheasants Forever and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to assist the partnership with the Iowa Women in Natural Resources. For registration forms, brochures and other information about the program please visit

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The Hunting and Conservation Camp

The Hunting and Conservation Camp (HACC) for boys is designed to introduce a variety of outdoor skills to boys ages 12 - 15. Participants are allowed to experience outdoor skills: shooting (shotguns, rifles, archery, and muzzleloaders), trapping, dog training, hunting (waterfowl, deer, and turkey), gun care/cleaning, game calling, and conservation. HACC is sponsored by DNR and Pheasants Forever. To register, contact your local Pheasants Forever chapter or the Springbrook Conservation Education Center. For registration forms, brochures and other information about the program please visit

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