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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 (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 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  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 ( and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (

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