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Learn Something New at a 2018 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program

Kim Proulx: (603) 271-3212
Lisa Collins: (603) 271-3212

December 15, 2017

CONCORD, N.H. – New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program (BOW) is offering an exciting lineup of courses in 2018 for women who are interested in learning outdoor skills. Application forms and brochures are published at when each registration opens. Sign up as soon as possible after registration opens, as these courses fill quickly.


Winter BOW – February 17: This one-day winter workshop allows women to experience ice-fishing, snowshoeing and tracking, winter outdoor survival, or "'Shoe and Shoot" (woodland target shooting on snowshoes). Event is held at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, NH. Cost is $55 ($25 for participants age 18-25). Registration opens January 2.


Beyond BOW – Learn to Tie Flies – March 7, 14, 21, and April 4, 11: Get expert instruction on how to tie flies at this five-session Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman workshop held at Fox State Forest Education Center in Hillsborough, NH. Cost: $100.  Registration opens January 22.


Beyond BOW – Deep Sea Fishing Adventure -- June 2018 (date to be determined):  Enjoy a day of deep-sea fishing adventure aboard The Yellowbird out of Hampton, NH.  Cost: $95.  Registration opens April 9.


Beyond BOW – Campground Camping – June 23-24: Stay overnight at Pawtuckaway State Park, in Nottingham, NH, and try your hand at camp set-up, outdoor cooking, and more! Cost: $75.  Registration opens May 7.


Beyond BOW – Introduction to Rifle and Shotgun – August 11: Interested in learning about firearms? In this one-day course at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, in Holderness, NH, participants will become famil­iar with firearm action types, proper maintenance, safe handling, and storage. Includes live shooting opportunity at the ranges. Cost: $55.  Registration opens June 25.


BOW Fall Weekend September 7-9: This is the NH Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program’s biggest event of the year, held at Rockywold-Deephaven Camps in Holderness, NH. Participants choose four workshops to take during the weekend.  Topics include fishing, shooting sports, hiking, outdoor cooking, hunting, map and compass, kayaking, paddle boarding, sharing nature with children, and more. Cost of $335 includes all meals and two nights lodging, plus instruction, and equipment use. Registration opens June 4.


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