God's Great Outdoors Events – 2017

God's Great Outdoors has some great things planned for this year! We're pleased to offer these great opportunities to our listeners and everyone interested in spending time in the outdoors. So come on, grab a water bottle, a backpack or just grab a good friend, and join us on the Trail To Adventure.

Fishers of Men and Couples retreats

Fishers of Men Retreat God’s Great Outdoors & Rushing Wind Retreat Center have partnered together to put on these life changing 5 day events. Bring along an unsaved friend or loved one and join us as some of America's top sportsmen and women share their testimonies with you. Past speakers include Keith Jennings from Realtree Outdoors, Ron Lindner of Lindner’s Angling Edge TV Show, Scott Martin of "Scott Marting Fishing Challenge TV Show", and many many more.

You are sure to be encouraged as you hear from these veterans in the field. So come join us for some great fishing and wonderful Christian fellowship in this unique and beautiful setting in the Canadian wilderness.

Click on the images below to view our gallery of photos taken at recent Fishers of Men Retreats.

Fishers of Men Retreat

Praise God! We've seen lives changed for eternity at this event!
Here is one example!

“…one grandfather from Milwaukee, Wisconsin sold his fishing boat to pay for himself and two grandsons to come. Both young men prayed to receive Jesus Christ and made public confessions receiving the Lord as Savior…”

Date and rates

2018 Dates:
May Fishers of Men Retreats
May 20th - 25th
May 25th - 30th
May 25th - 31st

June Fishers of Men & Couples Retreats
June 15th - June 20th (Men's retreat & Sportsmen In Ministry Retreat.)
June 20th - June 25th (Couples Retreat & Men's Retreat) (GGO Board of Director's Meeting will be held during this event.)
June 25th - June 30th (Couples & Men's Retreat.)

August Fishers of Men Retreats
August 5th - 10th
August 10th - 15th (Wounded Warrior Retreat)

September Fishers of Men Retreats
August 30th - September 4th
September 4th - September 9th

Rushing Wind MapThe cost per person is $870.00 US funds. The price includes food, lodging, boats, gas, speakers and the float plane trip in and out of camp. The price does not include fishing license. A deposit of $100 US funds is required per person. This deposit is not refundable but is transferable and can be used at a later date this summer or the following summer. Prices are subject to change without notice prior to booking with deposit.

To register or for questions please contact:
Arnie & Dee Wolf
P.O. Box 86
Chili, WI 54420
(715) 683-2530 or Canada (seasonal) (807) 226-5448
or Email at rushingwind@tds.net

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GGO Family Fun Fossil Hunt

Saturday, August 19th 2017 from 9:30AM-4PM
Orientation begins at 9:30AM at the Visitors Center (mandatory meeting). You may then hunt fossils until 4PM

Creation Musuem TourThis year we will again be at Caesar Creek in Ohio doing our fossil hunt, joined by Geologist & Paleontologist, DR John Whitmore who teaches at Cedarville University, in Cedarville, Ohio. DR John will help us identify the fossils we find (Because the place is loaded with them!) and share about fossil formation & answer questions you may have while we sit together to eat the packed lunches and sip on the drinks that each family brings with them. You may keep any fossils you find that are smaller then your fist!

Click on the images below to view our gallery of photos taken at recent Family Fun Fossil Hunts.

Family Fun Fosil Hunt
Download event flyer (PDF)

Make your own plans to visit the Answers In Genesis Creation Museum during this weekend either Friday or Sunday by ordering your Creation Museum tickets on their web site at: Answers In Genesis Creation Museum.

God’s Great Outdoors Group Rates:

Note: Cost for this God's Great Outdoors, Family Fun Fossil Hunt Adventure! is a suggested $10.00 donation per family. The money will go toward a gift for the guest speaker. Questions or to reserve your family's place at this year's Family Fun Fossil Hunt Adventure!
Call GGO at (937) 698-3656 or
email GGO at ggoutdoors@aol.com
Checks made out to God's Great Outdoors can be mailed out to:
God's Great Outdoors
8193 Emerick Road
West Milton, Ohio 45383

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Wyoming Antelope hunt

Creation Musuem TourGerry has been a speaker in the past at a Table in the Wilderness’s Antelope Hunt and suggests that you put a group together to have an outdoor outreach outing there too! NOTE: Buck tags must be applied for by the 15th of March the year you hunt. (September or October.) 100% of the hunters filled buck tags at the WY Rifle Antelope Hunt Gerry was on. (Past years, 100% success on many of the rifle hunts!) Find out about all the hunting & fishing opportunities Table in the Wilderness Ministries offers and there "Outdoor Adventure Camp." The hunting dates overlap parts of the archery antelope, rifle antelope and archery elk hunting seasons and they also offer fly fishing and ATV riding too.

For more information or to reserve your spot at camp:
Visit the website
Download hunt and tag application information (PDF)

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The Shepherds Staff Gerry Caillouet, Host and Producer of God's Great Outdoors, suggests two opportunities for what are sure to be memorable and life changing events for a group from your church or outdoor ministry team to plan an outdoor outreach adventure! The Kansas Turkey & Pheasant Hunts are in Rexford, with a ministry called The Shepherds Staff.

Gerry has had the opportunity to visit with and hunt during the ministries spring turkey hunt and offers it as a first rate location for you to plan evangelistic outings as well. You can call them at (785) 687-2565 to discuss these hunts.

South Dakota Pheasant HUnts

Pheasant City Lodge The number of birds you will see at Pheasant City Lodge in Wessington, South Dakota will take your breath away. God’s Great Outdoors has done several evangelistic outreach hunts with this hunting lodge. Gerry states that it is not only a top notch facility, but is also a very special Christian family that wants to see life changing decisions too! You can call them at (605) 539-9244, then pray who God will have you to being on your hunt!

alaska river rafting adventures with Copper River Float Ministry

Pheasant City Lodge The Gulkana River Rafting weekend adventures will give your group opportunities at catching king salmon, rainbows and arctic grayling. But they are also the perfect setting after the meals are served, to have your friends and relatives hear a message from God's Word shared by the speaker on the trip. Quite an interesting journey in God's great outdoors with events for men and also for the ladies.

This Alaskan outings near Glennallan, fills over a year in advance so you do need to contact Dave Lemaire as soon as possible. See photos from past river rafting events.

I have had the privilege to be one of the speakers in the years past and can assure you the team Dave has helping him on these trips are all about you having the time of your life!
Gerry Caillouet

Copper River Float Ministry
Box 12
Glennallen, AK
(907) 259-3437
Website: www.copperriverfloatministry.org