Becoming an Outdoors Woman

& Becoming an Outdoors Family


Whether you're trying an activity for the first time, or you consider yourself an expert, we will help you gain new skills and improve your techniques in a relaxed, fun, and supportive atmosphere.

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Register for a class

Our calendar is loaded with fun activities for you, your friends and family.
Online calendar

Download the following:
Events catalog
Events calendar
Registration form

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New to the outdoors?

BOW's Women's Weekend Workshops are the best place for women (and girls age 14 and up) new to the outdoors to begin their journey. These weekends are filled with a variety of outdoor skill classes, evening programs, campfires and fun!

Winter Women’s Workshop Registration

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Learn a new skill

Beyond BOW is a series of classes that provide women an in-depth focus on a single skill. Topic areas include hunting, fishing, and other outdoor skills.

For more info, check the current catalog

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Are you an outdoors family?

We offer more BOW programs than any other state - over 100 programs for women and families!

Spring family weekend workshop
Summer family weekend workshop

Cancellation policy: Classes registered through the DNR can be cancelled up to 30 days prior to a class for a full refund. Registrants who do not cancel 30 days prior to the event will be assessed the full program fee. When registering for classes through a cooperating agency please follow the cooperating agencies cancellation policy.