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Women & Young Adults


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Cabela's Donated ice fishing gear to provide women & youth the tools to get active outdoors! We Will be able to provide years of events with these items!

Thank you!


We entered 6 women into a derby for their first derby and some their first time ice fishing!

We want to give a special thanks to Dexter Russell in Southbridge, MA for donating to us-it helps us continue our conservation efforts!

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Deadline for submission June 1st 2021

Please use the Form below to enter to win a Month in our 2022 Calendar.
All the ladies picked will be given a free calendar. You can submit up to 3 photos.
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Upcoming Events

  • VIRTUAL Ladies and kid's Turkey Tourney
    Apr 01, 5:00 AM – May 30, 6:00 PM
    If your already turkey hunting why not join to win prizes?!
  • Intro to Beekeeping taught by Shilo Cushman
    Zoom class
    Apr 15, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
    Zoom class
    Free Virtual 4 week class sponsored by Mann Lake LTD Topic: Intro to Bee keeping #2 Time: Apr 15, 2021 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/98597677341?pwd=a0ZIUS9YSUNxdjhCdWliQzZ5bkJyZz09 Meeting ID: 985 9767 7341 Passcode: 859996 Edit-Class is about 1hr
  • Family Trout & Shout Exploration Walk-MA
    Spencer state forest/ Howe Park
    Apr 17, 1:40 PM – 4:20 PM EDT
    Spencer state forest/ Howe Park, Spencer State Forest, Spencer, MA 01562, USA
    Learn about trout stocking, identify wild edibles, and explore the woods!
  • Farquhar Clean up-MA
    Apr 21, 9:00 AM EDT
    Sturbridge, Farquhar Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA
    Help us clean a local fishing spot
  • Little Adventurers Walk(Ages 4-10) Southbridge, MA
    West Street Elementary School
    Apr 23, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    West Street Elementary School, 156 West St, Southbridge, MA 01550, USA
    Children Ages 4-10 explore the Heritage trail!
  • Maquoketa Caves Loop Exploration-IOWA
    Apr 24, 10:00 AM
    Maquoketa, 9688 Caves Rd, Maquoketa, IA 52060, USA
    6 Mile trail with Caves
  • Youth of the outdoors crafts-MA
    Westville Recreation Area
    Apr 25, 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
    Westville Recreation Area, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA
    We will be using pinecones, paint, shaving cream, and more! We will be painting rocks as a part of #WOTOrocks this is a great activity for the kids to do! From 12:30 to 1:30 will be for sensory friendly only and will include sensory activities and less children.
  • Mississinewa Reservoir and Lake Dam CLEAN UP-INDIANA
    May 01, 12:00 PM – May 02, 4:00 PM
    Peru, 5613 E Mississinewa Dam Rd, Peru, IN 46970, USA
    An adventure with cleaning, camping, and maybe some foraging with a venison dinner Saturday night-all volunteers will be provided a campsites to share, Fire-pit, and firewood! Cleaning will be Saturday from 12pm-4pm and Sunday 10am-? All participants must clean and will be provided bags and gloves.
  • River Street Clean up-MA
    May 02, 10:00 AM EDT
    Southbridge, 44 River St, Southbridge, MA 01550, USA
    Clean up a local fishing spot the kids enjoy!
  • Teen Adventurers Monthly Meetup-Sturbridge, MA
    Westville Recreation Area
    May 12, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Westville Recreation Area, Sturbridge, MA 01566, USA
    Survival skills- Teens(Ages 13-17)
  • Youth Adventure Walk-MA
    McKinstry Brook
    May 16, 10:30 AM – 11:40 PM
    McKinstry Brook, McKinstry Brook, Massachusetts, USA
    Kid’s explore the local stream and pools searching for tadpoles, crawdad, and baby fish. We provide nets and critter keepers to view their catches(they keep them) We will be teaching the children the different species of frogs we see, the frog cycle, and the little ecosystem they live in.
  • Ladies guided Catfish Noodling adventure! (OK/TX)
    Jun 11, 4:00 PM – Jun 13, 10:30 AM
    Duncan, Duncan, OK, USA
    For women who have never noodled before! A woman guide will take you to Oklahoma locations(transport provided) and then to Texas the next day! You pay for your own meals and drinks. Lodging is at a rental house in Duncan, Oklahoma !
  • Bass Tournament (fishdonkey)
    Online virtual tournament (fish donkey)
    Jun 12, 6:00 AM – Jul 03, 7:00 PM
    Online virtual tournament (fish donkey)
    Let’s grip some lips! Prizes determined by how many ladies sign up! This tournament is for large mouth & small mouth bass & Non targeted species. Entry fee will be $20 per participant along with the fish donkey app fee of $3.50
  • Annual Youth Sensory Friendly fishing lesson
    Location is TBD(Massachusetts)
    Jul 26, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Location is TBD(Massachusetts)
    Join us for a nice fishing adventure to start your child’s passion for the outdoors!
  • Guided Charter Salmon Fishing Trip on Lake Michigan
    Aug 07, 5:00 PM – Aug 09, 10:30 AM
    Algoma, 50 Shanty Rd, Algoma, WI 54201, USA
    SPACE IS LIMITED-join us for some fishing and exploring Wisoconsin!
  • Deer sign/tracking adventure
    Aug 18, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Carlisle, Carlisle, MA 01741, USA
    Tag along with us as we explore the woods to view different deer sign and their habits.
  • 4 day Ladies Bear Hunt at North Road Outfitter's in Maine
    North Road
    Sep 06, 4:00 PM EDT – Sep 11, 10:00 AM EDT
    North Road, N Rd, Northeast Somerset, ME 04478, USA



What Phyllis is doing is a great inspiration to other women trying to better their skills in the outdoor community and to help and support them and to build that self confidence that so many need!


Arielle Shay, Michigan

Amazing group of women inspiring women like me to get out and do what I love


Women helping women is where it is at! A comfortable place to share your outdoors adventures and learn new things.


What an AMAZING group of women!!! Very active in the hunting/fishing/outdoor areas. They are regularly setting up challenges, doing things to support eachother, and are actively working to expand their offerings!

Oh, and the swag is cute too!

Wanda Stewart, Lousianna

Ashlee Robbins, Vermont

Jen Crosby, Missouri

Women Of The Outdoors

Women of The Outdoors is a 501(3) c non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible per IRS tax code. 

Email: Contactus@wotousa.org

Phone: 508-277-6822

Registered Charity: 84-3691391

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