Outdoor Campus to host Women’s Try It Day

A news release from the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks:

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Outdoor Campus in Sioux Falls will host its annual Women’s Try It Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. CDT on Saturday, July 17.

The open-house event offers women of all ages a variety of outdoor activities, including such things as archery, paddling, geocaching, BB-gun shooting and outdoor cooking. 

“It’s a special day for women who are eager to sample different outdoor activities,” said Alison Eden, The Outdoor Campus volunteer coordinator. “They can come and try one activity or all of them. It’ll be a lot of fun, and it should inspire a sense of community along with a true love for nature. This time though, the guys have to stay home!”

Located at 4500 South Oxbow Ave. in Sertoma Park, Women’s Try It Day is free, and pre-registration is not required. For more information about the event, e-mail TOC@state.sd.us or visit www.outdoorcampus.org.

About The Outdoor Campus:

It is where the city ceases and nature abounds. The Outdoor Campus, located in the heart of Sioux Falls, is the Midwest’s center for community outdoor education and recreation. Since its grand opening in 1997, The Outdoor Campus has fulfilled its mission of “preserving outdoor heritage” through adventure and activities focused on outdoor skills, wildlife, conservation and management. In conjunction with South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, The Outdoor Campus strives to be a place for people of all ages who revel in the natural environment. To learn more, visit www.outdoorcampus.org.

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Seth Tupper

Seth Tupper was born and raised in South Dakota and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from South Dakota State University in 2001. After college, he worked at a newspaper in Minnesota and then returned to South Dakota in 2003 to join the staff of The Daily Republic in Mitchell, where he is currently the publisher. Seth has won numerous awards for his writing, including the 2007 Outstanding Young Journalist award in the daily newspapers category of the South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest. Seth's day-job and freelance work have granted him opportunities to meet hundreds of South Dakotans and travel across much of the state. He also spends a lot of his free time exploring South Dakota's state and national parks, hiking trails and kayak-friendly rivers.

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