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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!

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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.

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Mark those calendars...


For more information, to register, select classes and for more information on applying for a scholarship:
Register Now!

Fall Workshop: 
October 6, 7 & 8, 2017

Dolliver Memorial State Park
2757 Dolliver Park Ave
Otho, Iowa 50569

Spring Workshop:
April 27, 28 & 29, 2018
(registration typically opens in January)

Honey Creek Resort
12633 Resort Drive
Moravia, Iowa 52571

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

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