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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman ProgramCONTACT:
Tina Davenport: (603) 271-3212
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
April 23, 2014

Scholarships Available for "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" Fall Workshop

CONCORD, N.H. -- Women interested in applying for scholarships to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop must apply before May 14, 2014, to be considered for financial assistance.

To apply for a BOW scholarship, go to nhbow.com (then click on “Fall BOW”) and print out the BOW scholarship application. Mail it in, along with the $35 scholarship application fee (refundable if you do not receive a scholarship), before the May 14 deadline. Scholarship applicants will be notified by May 23, 2014, of the status of their application. 

Please note that being awarded a scholarship does not guarantee a place in the fall BOW program. Those who are offered a fall BOWscholarship must also submit the regular fall BOW registration form (available at http://www.nhbow.com on May 29) as soon as fall registration opens on May 29. Registration for fall BOW is conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited and the program fills up fast. Even if you have a scholarship, if the program is full when your registration is received, you will not get in.

Among the BOW scholarships being offered this year is a special mother-daughter scholarship. Both mother and daughter must apply; the daughter must be age 18 or older.

New Hampshire's fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend will take place September 5-7, 2014, at Rockywold/Deephaven Camps on Squam Lake in Holderness, N.H.  Participants select four sessions from more than 30 different outdoor skills workshops, including archery, fishing and fly-fishing, camping, field dressing game, hiking, kayaking, rifle, shotgun, nature photography, outdoor survival, campfire cooking, mountain biking, map and compass, and more. 

A brochure about the 2014 fall BOW weekend can be viewed at http://www.nhbow.com.  Regular registration forms for fall BOW will be available on May 29, 2014. Registration forms will be accepted by regular mail only (no walk-ins). The fall BOW weekend costs $335, which includes lodging, all meals and instruction.

New Hampshire's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (wildnh.com) and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (nhwf.org).

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