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Mother/Daughter Kayak and Hiking Workshop (Marquette, Michigan)

Information from: www.thefishingwire.com

Michigan DNR offers mother/daughter kayaking and hiking workshop August 2 in Marquette
Class size is limited; register by July 28

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources' Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is offering a mother/daughter kayaking and hiking workshop at Marquette's Tourist Park, Saturday, Aug. 2.

The program is designed for mothers and their daughters (10-17 years old) to learn side-by-side the outdoor sports of kayaking, hiking and backpacking.

The event will run from 9:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., with each class session lasting approximately two hours. Registration fee is $20, which includes lunch and the use of all necessary equipment. Class size is limited to 10 mother/daughter groups; registration deadline is Monday, July 28.

More information about the workshop and registration materials can be found online at www.michigan.gov/bow, and registration can be paid online at www.michigan.gov/estore. The event will take place rain or shine. For further details, contact Sharon Pitz at 906-228-6561 or pitzs@michigan.gov.

BOW is a noncompetitive program in which each individual is encouraged to learn at her own pace. The emphasis is on the enjoyment, fun and camaraderie of outdoor activities, and sharing in the success of one another. To learn more about the DNR's BOW program, visit www.michigan.gov/bow.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is committed to the conservation, protection, management, use and enjoyment of the state's natural and cultural resources for current and future generations. For more information, go to www.michigan.gov/dnr.

Contact: Sharon Pitz 906-228-6561 or Debbie Munson Badini 906-226-1352