Doe Camp in Vermont

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Fall Doe Camp
at Jackson's Lodge

"One Weekend Lasts a LIFETIME!"

The next Fall Doe camp is scheduled at Jacksons Lodge 
in Canaan, VT
September 15-17, 2017

Save your spot. Classes are assigned on first come, first served basis.
Send your refundable $100 deposit to:

VOW, P.O. Box 10, N. Ferrisburg, VT. 05473-0010 Phone: 802-425-6211

The following information is for 2016. We'll start organizing for 2017 in the spring.

Fall Doe Camp
at Jackson's Lodge in Canaan, VT.

September 16-18, 2016

This year's fee will be $390 with discounts available.

A Backcountry Retreat for Adventurous Women!

Vermont Outdoors Woman is sponsoring a weekend retreat for adventurous women 18 years and older in Canaan, Vermont on September 16 - 18, 2016. It will be the beginning of fall foliage season as classes are held in the woods and on the lake.

We will be returning to Jackson's Lodge & Log Cabins, a 57 year family tradition providing heated lakefront cabins on beautiful Lake Wallace. Located in Vermont's moose country, Jackson's Cafe is a local favorite for homemade breakfast and baked goods (including gluten free). Proprietor, Gloria Jackson is once again preparing to make this the best Fall Doe Camp ever. Don't miss our moose (If we get one) BBQ on Saturday evening.

The lakeside log cabins at Jackson’s Lodge combine a rustic and relaxing family-friendly atmosphere with all the modern necessities you’ll need during your weekend retreat. Campers can bring sleeping bags or rent linens. New this year is a focus track on camping/survival with special discounted rates for attendees who stay in tents.

With 29 classes and nearly 50 sessions taught by our passionate and experienced instructors, campers choose from a list of popular classes that include: Mountain & Road Biking, Firearms (Muzzleloader, Handgun, Rifle and Clay Shooting) Marksmanship & Safety, Healing Capacity of Trees, Fly Fishing, Plant Walks, Archery, Deer Hunting, Kayaking, Birding, Log Rolling, Wilderness Survival, Nature, Campfire Cooking and Baking, Camping and Panning for Gold. Visit:

New classes this year include: Basket Weaving, Wildlife Photography, Advanced Clay Shooting, Mountain Biking Trail Ride, Backcountry First-Aid, Dealing With Critters, Storytelling and more.

Between classes
there will be ample free time to talk to instructors, mingle, explore or just relax on the sandy beach and the evening campfires are always popular.

Don't miss the opportunity to receive affordable outdoor education in a stress-free, supportive environment. Cost for the weekend program is $390. Discounts are available for daily drive ins, camping, mother/daughter teams, military families and girlfriend groups of three or more. Sponsored in part by Jackson's Lodge, Vermont Fish & Wildlife, Vermont Outdoor Guide Association and R & L Archery. We are also accepting new sponsors.

"One Weekend Lasts a LIFETIME!"

Fall Doe Camp 2014 Photo Album


* Total cost is $390.00 pp, includes lodging, meals & classes.

* You can send in a deposit of $100 to save your spot in choosing classes or pay your entire fee when you send us the registration form. First come, first served. Please include all contact information.

* Class descriptions are at:

* Create your own schedule:

* Our registration form:

We number each registration and deposit as they come to our office and attendees get their choice of class in that order.

Mail to: VOW, P.O. Box 10, N. Ferrisburg, VT. 05473-0010

There are discounts for daily drive ins, camping, mother/daughter and groups of 3 or more.

Gift Certificates are Available, email

All of Jackson’s housekeeping cabins are meticulously maintained providing: a living room area; full bathroom; fully equipped kitchen; two or three bedrooms; lakeside screened porch; and picnic tables.
Bring your sleeping bags as some will need to double up. There is a $10.00 weekend fee for Linen Rental (includes blankets, pillow, towels & sheets).

Check our photo gallery: Photo Gallery on Facebook

Messages from Campers!!

"Thank you so much. I’ve been raving about what a great time I had and now I can show everyone. Thanks again to you, Hilary and Mona for such a great weekend. I received the check for the 50/50 raffle. It’s going in our vacation fund for next fall. When we plan to go back to Vermont!!
Best of luck for the upcoming year. You guys do a great job!"


"Thanks for the pics you sent me and the ones on the site were fun also.  I had a blast! I can't wait to email my friends the pictures! Make your day a great one!"


"Just want to thank you for a great weekend. My daughters and I had a fantastic time. Everything was great... the courses, food, venue, campfires, weather and the friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. I'd like to thank you especially for all your hard work. I can only imagine how much time went into making the weekend come together so smoothly. It's absolutely true "One weekend lasts a lifetime." It will for us.
Best of luck in your future camps.


"I hope you felt the energy of everyone there – that people seemed to have a great time, the weather was wonderful, the location was perfect, the food was yummy, the courses offered were diverse and fun, and the teachers that I had were superb – what more could a girl want?"


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