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Women in Nature: Hiking, Orienteering, Fishing and Dutch Oven Cooking

Hey, ladies! Have you ever wanted to explore the great outdoors but did not know where to begin? Come to Wallace State Park and experience a weekend of camping, cooking and outdoor adventure taught by all female instructors. This weekend is intended to be educational and relaxing. Whether you are new to camping or consider yourself an expert, we will help you gain a few new skills and improve your techniques in a relaxed, fun and supportive atmosphere.

Registration is required and is $40. There is a maximum of 20 participants. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older.

Camping accommodations will be provided in Campground 3 at the park. 

For more information about registration, accommodations and cancellations and to see a physical activity guide, visit the official event listing. If you have any questions, please contact Carol Clark at See the list of activities below.


Guided Hike -- Enjoy a guided interpretative hike with the park naturalist at Wallace State Park. During the course of the hike, you will learn how to identify plants along the way as well as the basics of reading and using a map for hiking. This hike will last roughly an hour and a half and we recommend you wear sturdy shoes and bring plenty of water.

Beginner Orienteering Course -- Orienteering involves finding one's way through various terrain using a compass, topographical map and land navigation skills. The object is to make your way through a series of points identified on a map and return to the finish line.

Fishing Basics -- This class will offer instruction on the basics of fishing including casting, bait, reeling and catching the fish. All equipment will be provided, but feel free to bring your favorite rod, reel and tackle.

Dutch Oven Cooking -- Saturday evening dinner will utilize Dutch oven cooking. Participants will learn the basics of cooking with a Dutch oven. There will be instruction as well as hands-on experience as you prepare and cook your own dinner in the great outdoors.


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10621 NE Highway 121
Cameron, MO 64429

Additional Information

Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
Reservations Required

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