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 ( at 307-777-3412 with any questions, or to receive the application when available.


The application deadline for BOW is April 15 and Beyond BOW is June 15.
Please contact Kathryn Boswell if you are interested in the mentoring camp.

Download the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman application
Download the Beyond BOW application

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