NRA Whittington Center Women's Wilderness Escape

Our Women's Wilderness Escape is a one of a kind unique experience for women ages 18 and older. The Women's Wilderness Escape is an empowering, life changing experience for women who want to build their knowledge and skill set in firearms, shooting, hunting, and the outdoors, in a safe environment with skilled NRA Certified Instructors. This is an all inclusive six day escape that includes everything from shooting fundamentals to firearm safety, marksmanship, and training in rifle, pistol, shotgun, and archery by certified NRA Instructors. No experience is necessary, all equipment, firearms, ammunition, lodging and meals are included. This escape is limited in size so women can receive the best individualized instruction. 

The 2023 Women's Wilderness Escape is filling up fast! 

2023 Women's Wilderness Escape 

Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis. Once the program is full women can be placed on a waitlist. Act fast if you would like to secure your spot in the 2023 Women's Wilderness Escape! 

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Stay in one of our cozy Competitor Housing Buildings! 

In this all inclusive program ladies will stay in our cozy Competitor Housing Buildings. Competitor Housing is a dormitory style lodging that includes 15 bedrooms that are divided into 3 wings. Each wing contains five bedrooms, each with two single beds, a kitchenette and two separate bathrooms with showers. There is a lovely central lobby that is shared by all 3 wings, making it a great place to gather together with the other women and share stories about the day's adventures. 

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Located near beautiful Raton, New Mexico, the NRA Whittington Center is home to the nation’s premier hunting, shooting, and outdoor recreation facility. The NRA Whittington Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and relies on the generous contributions of donors who want to preserve our heritage of freedom for the next generation of shooters and hunters.


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