EDUCATION

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

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New in 2019, two Becoming an Outdoors-Woman programs are scheduled - the traditional B.O.W., and Beyond B.O.W. - Hunting.

At the traditional Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, learn the basics of canoeing, archery, fly-tying, shooting skills, backpacking, outdoor photography and much more. Held June 28-30, 2019 at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois, WY this is a great opportunity for 45 women who have an interest in learning outdoor skills—skills usually associated with hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. All classes are taught at the entry level in a safe, non-intimidating, outdoor setting. Registration fee is $150.

Beyond B.O.W. - Hunting is for 20 women who want to learn comprehensive skills to begin hunting, Registration fee is $200, and participants will be able to choose rifle, shotgun or archery instruction during the Hunting Methods section, as well as complete a Hunter Education Internet Field Day.

A Mentoring Camp will be held concurrently with Beyond-B.O.W - Hunting, for 10 experienced hunters and/or anglers who would like to learn mentoring skills as well as how to develop effective best-practice mentoring programs for hunting and fishing.

Beyond B.O.W. - Hunting and the Mentoring Camp are held in partnership with the Safari Club International Foundation, September 12 - 15 at the SCIF Granite Ranch, in the Bridger-Teton National Forest near Jackson.

Attendees and mentors must be at least 18 years old to apply. Participation is chosen by a random draw. For traditional B.O.W., group applications are accepted of up to four, and for Beyond B.O.W. - Hunting group applications of two will be accepted. If not selected, application fees will be returned.

Call or email Kathryn Boswell (kathryn.boswell@wyo.gov) at 307-777-3412 with any questions, or to receive the application when available.

Applications

The application deadline for BOW is April 15 and Beyond BOW & Mentoring Camp is June 15.

Download the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman application
Download the Beyond BOW application
Application for the Mentoring Camp will be available by the end of April

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