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2019 Winter WOW Event-Lake Metigoshe State Park (Bottineau, ND)

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Fri, Feb 22 2019 5:00 PM Sun, Feb 24 2019 1:00 PM
 
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2 Night's Lodging in LMSP dorms 2/22 AND 2/23
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The two dorm facilities at Lake Metigoshe State Park are large rooms with bunk style beds. One dorm will be for late nighters, the other for early risers. There are no assignments-just claim a bunk upon arrival as there is plenty of room! Those staying in dorms will need to provide their own towels, bedding and toiletries. Consider bringing slip-on shoes for walking to and from the adjacent comfort stations, which is where flushing toilets, sinks, and showers are located.

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2/22/19 5:00p-6:00p Supper
$12.00
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Those with dietary needs or issues, please contact [email protected] to be accommodated.

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2/23/19 7:00a-8:00a Breakfast
$7.00
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Those with dietary needs or issues, please contact [email protected] to be accommodated.

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2/23/19 12:00p-1:00p Lunch
$9.00
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Those with dietary needs or issues, please contact [email protected] to be accommodated. If you are spearfishing, lunch will be a boxed lunch to be picked up in the morning by the group as lunch will be eaten on the ice.

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2/23/19 5:00p-6:00p Supper
$12.00
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Those with dietary needs or issues, please contact [email protected] to be accommodated.

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2/24/19 12:00p-1:00p Lunch
$9.00
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Those with dietary needs or issues, please contact [email protected] to be accommodated. If you are spearfishing, lunch will be a boxed lunch to be picked up in the morning by the group as lunch will be eaten on the ice.

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Session I 2/22/19 6:30-8:30p Custom Fishing Rod
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DIY Custom Fishing Rods (I—Easy)
Instructor: Chuck DeRemer
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to build your own custom fishing rod! We’ll cover the basics of building a rod including proper design and construction. In addition, we’ll discuss proper maintenance and simple repairs. This activity continues through Session II and III. Registration fees cover basic materials and instruction; upgrades will be available during the session for additional fee(s). Due to drying time, fishing rods will need to be picked up on Sunday morning.

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Session I 2/22/19 Tracking Trek
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Tracking Trek (I/O-Easy)
Instructor: Elisha Mueller & Tiffany Muellner
(ND Game & Fish Department)
In this mini-session, you will get a hands-on introduction to North Dakota’s native wildlife by investigating the skulls, antlers, talons and pelts of a number of different species. We will explore their behaviors and where they fit into their ecosystems before delving into the fundamentals of tracking these animals across the landscape. After learning the basics, we’ll go for a short walk to look for and identify animal tracks, so make sure to bring some warm layers as well as a flashlight or headlamp to light your way.

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Session I 2/22/19 6:30-8:30p Tubing at BWP
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Tubing (O—Easy/Moderate)
(Bottineau Winter Park)
Feel like a kid again and experience all the thrills of sledding without the long hike back up the hill! Grab a tube and have an absolute blast speeding down the seven tubing lanes at the Bottineau Winter Park. Participants will meet and leave from the LMSP Dining Hall at 6:15pm prior to driving themselves approximately 8 miles to the Bottineau Winter Park.

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Session I 2/22/19 6:30-8:30p Self Guided X-C Ski
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Self-Guided Cross-Country Skiing in the Moonlight (O-Moderate/Arduous)
The moon will be at approximately 86% this evening so if it is clear, there will be some ambient light for you to explore the park at dark! You’ll have assistance in fitting and obtaining gear. Afterwards, spend the majority of the time trying out gear and exploring the park on your own. Those that have their own gear are welcome to join the group without having to register for this activity as there is no formal instruction; this is a self-guided adventure. It is highly suggested that ladies take a trail map (available on-site), wear bright/reflective clothing and bring a headlamp or flashlight. To ensure safety, participants will cross their names off the list upon their return to indicate they are off the trails for the evening.

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Session I 2/22/19 6:30p-8:30p Self Guided Snowshoe
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Self-Guided Snowshoeing in the Moonlight (O-Moderate/Arduous)
The moon will be at approximately 86% this evening so if it is clear, there will be some ambient light for you to explore the park at dark! You’ll have assistance in fitting and obtaining gear. Afterwards, spend the majority of the time trying out gear and exploring the park on your own. Those that have their own gear are welcome to join the group without having to register for this activity as there is no formal instruction; this is a self-guided adventure. It is highly suggested that ladies take a trail map (available on-site), wear bright/reflective clothing and bring a headlamp or flashlight. To ensure safety, participants will cross their names off the list upon their return to indicate they are off the trails for the evening.

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Session II/III 2/23/19 8:30a-5p Spearfishing
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Darkhouse Spearfishing (I/O-Easy)
Instructors: Jeff Long (ND Game & Fish Department), Tighe Teets, Cody Clemenson, Al Burgard and Jacob Krause
Learn how to harvest Northern Pike by cutting a large hole in the ice and dropping a weighted spear. We’ll discuss needed gear, teach you how to set up, spend time fishing and hopefully fillet fish to get a taste of the day’s catch! Equipment provided. Participants required to drive/carpool onto a nearby lake. Dressing in layers is highly recommended. Fish houses will be heated, but participants need to be wear insulated winter boots, coats, snow pants/insulated overalls, etc. for frequent indoor/outdoor trips. A primitive vault toilet available nearby. We’ll wrap up in a heated shop where we’ll demonstrate how to fillet fish, providing an opportunity to try it and bag your fish to take home. Participants are not required to purchase a fishing license for this event, unless they’ve spearfished at prior event. All need to register at https://gf.nd.gov/fishing/darkhouse-spearfishing. Registration is free and takes just a few minutes. Participants need to either register for lunch (boxed lunch for those spearfishing) or bring their own food/drink as lunch will be taken on the ice! Spearfishing spans Session II and III.

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Session II/III 2/23/19 8:30a-5p Fur Handling
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Fur Handling (I-Easy)
Instructors: Stephanie Tucker (ND Game & Fish Department) and Chad Tucker
Make the most of what you catch by learning how to properly skin your catch, flesh it, stretch it and get ready to sell or ready to tan for garment use or décor. Please consider wearing clothes you don’t mind getting dirty as well as comfortable shoes. The day will consist of a lot of standing as you work. Critters will be provided! This activity is a day-long activity, spanning Sessions II and III.

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Session II-IV 2/23/19 8:30a-8:30p Snowshoe Lacing
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Snowshoe Lacing (I-Easy)
Instructors: Jackie Jacobson and Lynda Knutsen
Participants will use an Ojibway style snowshoe kit that includes white ash frames and woven nylon lacing. Instructors will assist participants in completing the lacing pattern. Ladies will work at their own pace towards snowshoes that can be used outdoors, as an heirloom or as décor. This activity spans Session II & III. Session IV is optional (no additional cost) for those that want to have additional time with the instructors. The majority of the participants will get one snowshoe done by the end of Session III. Ladies that wish to register for different Session IV activity, who are willing to complete snowshoes on their own, are welcome to do so.

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Session II 2/23/19 8:30a-12p Beanies
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Beanies “Round the Fire (I-Easy)
Instructor: Elisha Mueller
Join me around the fireplace to learn the basics of crocheting and, if time allows, finish a beanie you can wear to keep warm the remainder of the weekend! You will need to purchase and bring two skeins of bulky yarn (yarn weight- 5 ply) of your color/pattern choice and an 8mm crocheting hook (size L).

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Session II 2/23/19 8:30a-12p Into to X-C Skiing
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Intro to X-Country Skiing
(O-Moderate/Arduous)
Instructors: Terri Lundberg & Lisa Kudelka
This intro is for beginners, but all skill levels are welcome! We’ll go over the basics before setting out onto the beautifully groomed trails located within LMSP. We’ll start out with a little history and discuss equipment. Participants will learn how to get fitted for skis, boots and poles in addition to some tips and tricks from staying upright to how to fall and get back up! Please dress in layers; depending upon the weather, you will appreciate being able to layer up or down. Equipment is provided. Those that have their own skis are welcome to bring their own or utilize provided equipment.

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Session II 2/23/19 8:30a-12p The Right Direction
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In the Right Direction (I/O-Easy)
Instructor: Molly Skadsen
(ND Parks & Recreation Department)
In this activity, methods both old and new will be used to find your way around the park. We’ll start with a discussion about orienteering and how to use a map and compass. Afterwards, get introduced to geocaching and head outdoors with a GPS unit to find some caches hidden in the park.

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Session II 2/23/19 8:30a-12p Fun With Necropsy
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Necropsy: Where Ecology Meets Anatomy (I-Easy)
Instructor: Shubham Datta
(Dakota College at Bottineau)
Participants will roll up their sleeves and perform necropsies (autopsies) on various ND wildlife species in the lab at Dakota College. Along the way, we will explore and discuss anatomical structures as well as their related ecological and physiological functions to better understand how various species survive. Participants are responsible for their own travel to DCB, approximately 15 mi. Please meet the instructor in the Dining Hall to collectively leave at 8:15am.

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Session III 2/23/19 1:30-5p Downhill Skiing Intro
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Introduction to Downhill Skiing
(O-Moderate/Arduous)
Instructors: Bottineau Winter Park Staff
Spend some time on the Turtle Mountain slopes at the Bottineau Winter Park! Participants will get equipment, approximately an hour of private lessons, a lift ticket and time on the slopes. There may be an opportunity to grab a tube to head down their tubing runs as well! Please come prepared and dressed to hit the slopes. Participants should meet in the LMSP Dining Hall at 1pm prior to driving to the Bottineau Winter Park. Those that register for this activity are required to stop by the Bottineau Winter Park on Friday, February 22 between 12pm and 9pm to get fitted for equipment. This will save time and ensure that everyone’s equipment fits for the Saturday afternoon session.Participants are responsible for their own travel and should be prepared to depart the dining hall at 1:15pm.

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Session III 2/23/19 1:30-5p Arm Knitting
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Arm Knitting (I-Easy)
Instructor: Julie Thompson
Learn the basics of arm knitting and complete your own super-soft, chunky cowl. Ideal for beginners! No prior knitting knowledge is necessary. Makes a great gift for yourself or someone else. Those taking this session will need to purchase and bring two skeins of either worsted or bulky weight yarn (106 yards each). Feel free to get your favorite color or combination of colors. Come prepared to use your arms instead of knitting needles!

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Session III 2/23/19 1:30-5p WOW Triathlon
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WOW Triathlon (O-Arduous)
Instructors: Emily Mercer & Lisa Kudelka
This session is for those that have some experience pertaining to archery, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing as there will be minimal instruction. All equipment will be provided, but if you have your own and want to bring it to use it, you’d be welcome to do so. We’ll start with some discussion, fit everyone with gear, take a few minutes to practice archery (practice arrows only) and review the triathlon route. Afterwards, it’s up to you to either simply enjoy the trail or compete with fellow wild outdoor women for bragging rights!

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Session III 2/23/19 1:30-5p Processing Wild Game
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Processing Wild Game (I-Easy)
Instructor: Russ Senske and Lucas Senske
(Backcountry Hunters and Anglers)
You’ve had a successful fall and now you may feel a little overwhelmed with what to do with all of the amazing game that is now in your freezer. Don’t fret, we’ll be going through proper techniques and common tools of the trade to efficiently process your wild game. Please be prepared as this will be a hands-on activity. Don’t forget to bring your appetite to sample some conventional and unconventional recipes as we’ll be working with deer, squirrel, pheasant, fish and porcupine!

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Session IV 2/23/19 6:30p-8:30p Write by Fire
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Write by Fire (I—Easy)
Instructors: Pam Ihmels & Alegra Powers
Pyrography is the art of decorating natural material with burn marks enabling you to create designs on wood, birch bark, gourds and leather using simple and readily available tools. We will learn a few of the basics and create our own one of a kind natural art piece.

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Session IV 2/23/19 6:30p-8:30p Bump in the Night
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Things That Go Bump in the Night-On Snowshoes! (O—Moderate)
Instructors: Erika Kolbow
(ND Parks & Recreation Department)
Put on some snowshoes and face your fears of the dark! Learn about the creatures of the night and your own adaptations that help you get around the park after dark. Please no light up or glow objects-flashlights and cell phones must remain in your pockets. Snowshoes will be available, but registered participants are welcome to bring their own. Dress in layers and be prepared for frequent stops along the trail for various activities and discussions.

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Session IV 2/23/19 6:30p-8:30p String Art
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String Art “Round the Fire (I-Easy)
Instructor: Glee Mayer
Join us as we gather ‘round the fire to learn how and create a beautiful wall hanging using simple supplies like wood, string and nails. Instructions are provided to guide you through every step of the way. There will be several designs to chose from! All of the supplies are provided.

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Session IV 2/23/19 6:30p-8:30p Self-Defense
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Self-Defense (I—Moderate)
Instructor: Josette Severson, 3rd DAN TaeKwonDo
(Prairie Patriot Firearms)
Basic. Simple. Practical. Protecting yourself is your right and obligation. You are the only one who can commit to being your own security guard. In this hands-on session, ladies will learn awareness, prevention and basic defensive move skills in addition to every day tools to protect yourself and your loved ones. Please dress in comfortable clothes and be ready to participate!

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Session IV 2/23/19 6:30p-8:30p Self-Guided Ski
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Self-Guided Cross-Country Skiing in the Moonlight (O—Moderate/Arduous)
The moon will be at approximately 78% this evening so if it is clear, there will be some ambient light for you to explore the park at dark! You’ll have assistance in fitting and obtaining gear. Afterwards, spend the majority of the time trying out gear and exploring the park on your own. Those that have their own gear are welcome to join the group without having to register for this activity as there is no formal instruction; this is a self-guided adventure. It is highly suggested that ladies take a trail map (available on-site), wear bright/reflective clothing and bring a headlamp or flashlight. To ensure safety, participants will cross their names off the list upon their return to indicate they are off the trails for the evening.

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Session V 2/24/18 8:30a-4:30p Spearfishing
$60.00
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Darkhouse Spearfishing (I/O—Easy)
Instructors: Jeff Long (ND Game & Fish Department), Tighe Teets, Cody Clemenson, Al Burgard and Jacob Krause
Learn how to harvest Northern Pike by cutting a large hole in the ice and dropping a weighted spear. We’ll discuss needed gear, teach you how to set up, spend time fishing and hopefully fillet fish to get a taste of the day’s catch! Equipment provided. Participants required to drive/carpool onto a nearby lake. Dressing in layers is highly recommended. Fish houses will be heated, but participants need to be wear insulated winter boots, coats, snow pants/insulated overalls, etc. for frequent indoor/outdoor trips. A primitive vault toilet available nearby. We’ll wrap up in a heated shop where we’ll demonstrate how to fillet fish, providing an opportunity to try it and bag your fish to take home. Participants are not required to purchase a fishing license for this event, unless they’ve spearfished at prior event. All need to register at https://gf.nd.gov/fishing/darkhouse-spearfishing. Registration is free and takes just a few minutes. Participants need to either register for lunch (boxed lunch for those spearfishing) or bring their own food/drink as lunch will be taken on the ice! Darkhouse spearfishing is a day-long activity and will go until 4:30pm.

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30a-12p Adv. X-C Skiing
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Advanced X-Country Skiing
(O—Moderate/Arduous)
Instructors: Terri Lundberg, Emily Mercer &
Lisa Kudelka
Add to your basic skills by learning different x-country skiing techniques. Take some time to try those techniques as you go through a winter wonderland. This outing is for those that have experience cross-country skiing and are ready for a more advanced and longer adventure out on the trail system. Please dress in layers as you’ll appreciate layering up or down. Equipment is provided, but you are welcome to bring your own to join in on the fun!

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30a-12p Tree Cookie Creations
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Tree Cookie Creations (I—Easy)
Instructor: Erika Kolbow
(ND Parks & Recreation Department )
Whip up your creative side and go wild!  We will be transferring images to tree cookies and creating tree cookie owls. Gather some ideas and images as we will be asking for photos ahead of the session so we can have them ready for the image transfer.

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30a-12p Winter Survival
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Winter Survival (I/O—Easy)
Instructor: Annabelle Raines
(ND Parks & Recreation Department)
Learn how a few everyday items can save your life. We’ll start fires, make shelters, tie knots, use compasses and more! Afterwards, you’ll look at your survival kit in a completely different way and may even want to re-pack it! The first portion will be indoors; the second will be spent outdoors testing your survival skills so dress appropriately!

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30a-12p Snowshoe Yoga
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Snowshoe Yoga (I/O—Easy/Moderate)
Instructor: Char Binstock
(ND Parks & Recreation Department)
Feel energized and reconnect with nature with a morning session of Snowshoe Yoga! We will start out by learning some relaxation techniques and indoor yoga prior to heading outdoors for a moderate snowshoe hike on a beautiful LMSP trail. While resting in a peaceful clearing, we will practice some poses using our snowshoes for traction. Warm refreshments will be provided to warm up after the hike. Please be prepared for frequent stops along the trail; dressing is layers is recommended. Feel free to bring your own yoga mat. Should you not have a yoga mat, please email [email protected] to make arrangements.

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30am-12p Snowmobile Safety
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Snowmobiling Safety Course (O—Easy)
Instructors: Erik Dietrich and Ben Potts
(ND Parks & Recreation Department)
Safe riding is the key to any successful outing on a snowmobile. Learn how to safely operate a snowmobile, wear appropriate gear and become familiar with ND laws and regulations. After successfully passing this course, each participant will get a certification card. This is a hands-on session so please be dressed appropriately to do a bit of riding. Snowmobiles and helmets provided, but if you have your own snowmobiling helmet, feel free to bring it.

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Session V 2/24/19 8:30a-12p Tie One On: Fly-Tying
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Tie One On: Intro to Fly Tying (I—Easy)
Instructor: Rick Nelson, Rich Barrios & Tim Brubakken
Develop basic skills and learn essential fly tying techniques required of most patterns, how to read a fly pattern recipe, parts of a fly, understand the different types of flies (dry, wet, streamer, nymph), become familiar with fly tying terminology, learn the parts of the hook, the types of tools needed to tie flies and how these tools are used. You will tie a simple, standard fly pattern that will let you practice these basic skills.

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XS Unisex Hooded T-Shirt
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S Unisex Hooded T-Shirt
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S Ladies Hooded Pullover Sweatshirt
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M Ladies Hooded Pullover Sweatshirt
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Please contact Lake Metigoshe State Park to request a refund. Refunds will only be given if, for whatever reason, the event or portion of the event is cancelled. All sales are final-no exceptions. Should you not be able to attend, you are able to send a replacement as long as prior notification is given via aschime
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