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Celebrate spring and join other women interested in getting outdoors! Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is excited to have our spring workshop hosted at Honey Creek Resort on Lake Rathbun. Enrollment is limited, so register early! Workshop spaces fill fast.
When: April 27 - 29, 2018
Where: Honey Creek Resort, Moravia, Iowa
You won't want to miss this! Bring a friend, a family member or just yourself for a great weekend! Classes include outdoor photography, a mentored turkey hunt, backpacking skills, kayaking, SUP, overland camping, pollinators, the art of smoking meats, and so much more!
Becoming an Outdoors Woman -
This catalog outlines the full workshop schedule, descriptions for all classes, any requirements for a class, scholoarship form, example registration form, medical form, map of the resort (inside and out), evening activities, what to bring, silent auction information, Beyond BOW events, and enough photos to leave you wanting for more!
Becoming an Outdoors WomanApril 27 - 29, 2018REGISTER NOW - MAR 25 DEADLINE
Don't wait to register - classes fill fast!
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...
The goal of the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) scholarship program is to broaden participation in the weekend workshop to women 18 years old and older who would be unable to attend without financial assistance. BOW encourages anyone to apply for a scholarship. However, preference will be given to first-time attendees and those promoting diversity in outdoors education across the state through their community affiliations, culture, region, and/or profession.
Looking for those fishing resources, photography power-points, geocaching links or other "hand-outs" from BOW? This is where they are!
Photography - Jeff Barnes, BOW 2017
NWTF - Eastern Wild Turkey
Download the Dutch Oven Recipes from BOW
For those Geocachers:
www.geocaching.com, pathtags.com and www.munzee.com
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