2019 Intro to Waterfowling

Immense thanks to the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, the WOW Team, and our expert volunteer instructors for delivering perhaps our most successful Intro to Waterfowling Workshop yet! Participants practiced shooting clays, calling ducks, running a retriever, cleaning birds (practiced on lead-poisoned swans), and even had the opportunity to make feather earrings before heading…

2019 Intro to Flint Knapping

We had a fun and enlightening day learning the ancient art of flint knapping. Think rocks are boring? Not anymore! Check out the pictures of students breaking rock with a purpose! Using obsidian and/or colored glass, each student practiced percussion and pressure flaking techniques to create a sharp, multi-purpose, bi-face tool. Huge thanks to our…

2019 Intro to Snowshoeing

We had a fantastic weekend playing in the snow at WOW’s first workshop of 2019 – Intro to Snowshoeing – thank you to all the wonderful women who made the trek up to Gold Creek Pond at Snoqualmie Pass and embraced the winter wonderland! We learned a little bit about the history of snowshoeing and…

2018 Pre-WOW Workshop

We have just returned from an incredible weekend at Camp Sealth on Vashon Island where an adventurous group of women and girls spent the weekend out-of-doors. Canoeing, fishing, and jellyfish exploration in Puget Sound, archery bullseyes, fire building, camp cooking and s’more roasting, gathering bag sewing and tinder gathering, and kelp powered jump-rope on the…

20th Annual WOW Weekend Workshop 2018

WOW‘s 20th year was celebratory for so many reasons: the call for educating women with outdoor skills just keeps getting louder; experienced female instructors continue to volunteer their expertise; and the diversity, both culturally and geographically, continues to grow.  More women wanting to actively hunt, fish and meet the challenges of being in the outdoors…