3 NRA Women's Wilderness Escapes You Need In Your Life

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posted on March 28, 2018
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Although the question "What do women want?" will continue to be pondered for millennia to come, the answer is simple: We want a long weekend's getaway. NRA's Women's Wilderness Escapes are purpose-built to do just that, providing women of all experience levels with an outdoor adventure that builds skills, fosters fellowship and refreshes the soul. Your NRA has three Women's Wilderness Escapes for 2018: One in Pennsylvania, one in Wyoming and one at the incomparable NRA Whittington Center in New Mexico, so there's one within striking distance for pretty much everyone in the Lower 48. Each of the WWEs is all-inclusive—lodging, meals and supplies are all covered by your registration fee. They're also designed to be a supportive environment where women can learn from one another as well as NRA-certified instructors in safe firearms handling and outdoorsmanship...without sacrificing the creature comforts that the less rugged among us prefer. Whether you're looking to increase your own skills or shopping for the perfect gift for a woman in your life, you just can't go wrong with an NRA Women's Wilderness Escape. Which one is right for you? Read on to find out!

1. June 1-4: Seven Springs Resort, Champion PA 
At Seven Springs Resort in Champion, Pennsylvania, you will learn how to safely handle and operate a shotgun, explore the game of sporting clays at one of the country's best facilities, and discover how to build a personal safety strategy at a Refuse To Be A Victim seminar all while relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the surrounding Laurel Highlands. $995 covers everything; click here to register! 

2. June 7-10: Queen Mountain Lodge, Evanston WY
Fourteen students will have the opportunity to learn new shooting skills on the Camilla, Weatherby's first rifle designed by women for women. Each student will have her own Camilla, topped with a Freedom Scopes 4-12x40 from Leupold to use during the class. At the end, each student will have the opportunity to purchase the Camilla and Leupold she used at VIP pricing. This two-day course is designed for women who want to learn new shooting and hunting skills in an actual hunting environment from top long range instructors, guides and outfitters. $2,500; click here to sign up!

3. October 1-6: Whittington Center, Raton NM
The NRA Whittington Center in Raton, New Mexico, is without a doubt the finest shooting complex in the nation. Its 33,000 acres are nested among the scenic western mountains and high mesa country of New Mexico. This escape will teach you how to safely handle and operate a shotgun, rifle and pistol. $1,750; click here to save your spot!

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