There's nothing more empowering than a group of women who come together to experience and enjoy the shooting sports and the outdoor lifestyle. The NRA Women's Wilderness Escape is an opportunity for women ages 18 and older of all different skills levels to explore and learn about shooting, hunting and the outdoors with some of our most skilled NRA Certified Instructors and best outdoor specialists. They will guide you each step of the way and teach you safe and proper usage and handling of firearms as well as help prepare you for your own adventures. No experience is necessary, all equipment, lodging and meals are included.
Based on a Gallup poll of self-reported gun owners in 2011, 23 percent of women say they owned a gun compared to 13 percent in 2005
The National Sporting Goods Association recorded a 43.5 percent increase in female hunters from 2003 to 2013
In outdoor stores and hunting catalogs, approximately 30 percent of the gear is now made for women