Embrace Spring and Get Outdoors! Spring BOW workshop: Apr 28 - 30, 2017
Honey Creek Resort

Celebrate spring and join other women interested in getting outdoors! Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is excited to have our spring 2017 workshop hosted at Honey Creek Resort on Lake Rathbun. Enrollment is limited to 100, so register early! Workshop spaces fill fast.

** Registration will open in mid-January, 2017 - Be sure to check back! **

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW)

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is an international program aimed primarily at women, but is an opportunity for anyone 18 years or older to learn outdoor skills usually associated with hunting and fishing, but useful for many outdoor pursuits. Check out the BOW Brochure for more information!

The workshop is for you if...

  • you have never tried these activities, but have hoped for an opportunity to learn.
  • you are a beginner who hopes to improve your skills.
  • you know how to do some of these activities, but would like to try your hand at some new ones.
  • you are looking for the camaraderie of like-minded individuals.


Contact Rachel Ladd at 515-729-6037 or  Rachel.Ladd@dnr.iowa.gov

Additional BOW Links and Resources:
International Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Website
Download the Dutch Oven Recipes from BOW

For those Geocachers:
www.geocaching.com, pathtags.com and www.munzee.com

What are People Saying?

Learned a lot and had tons of fun with great women. Hands-on experience was great!

Want to learn these skills? This is the place to do it! Lots of fun and empowering.

Great workshop for knowledge, time to relax, meet people and have a positive educational experience.

Fishing & Boating
BOW Workshop, Fishing | Iowa DNR
Outdoor Fun!
BOW Workshop, Dutch Oven Cooking | Iowa DNR
Hunting & Shooting
Shooting Sports | Iowa DNR