Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, or BOW, offers hands-on workshops for adult women with an interest in learning outdoor skills such as hunting, fishing, canoeing and kayaking, among other outdoor endeavors. Workshops are tailored primarily to women who are new or who are beginners eager to improve their skills. Join our email list to receive updates about exciting BOW programs!
The cornerstone event is the BOW Weekend Workshop held the first weekend in October each year. This three-day workshop includes sessions taught by expert instructors in a supportive environment conducive to learning, making friends and having fun! Participants complete four sessions of their choosing; session workshop topics include hunting, shooting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking and more. Watch the video below to get a taste of the activities, setting and camaraderie the weekend offers!
Ladies, are you looking to add a little fun and adventure to your summer? Grab a friend and join us at one of our Beyond Becoming and Outdoors Women events! Events/workshops coming up include shooting, archery, kayaking and canoeing. Learn more and register: NebraskaBOW.com
Posted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Thursday, May 25, 2017
The 2019 BOW Weekend will be October 4-6, 2019 at Ponca State Park.Register now
Until March 31, registration is open only to new participants. Returning participants may register beginning April 1.
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
Beyond BOW workshops provide the next step on the path in becoming a confident, independent outdoors person Beyond BOW offers single-topic programs teaching advanced skills outdoors. Workshops may take place in half day, occur over a weekend, or take place over several evenings.
Upcoming events & workshops
Discover how to interpret the tracks and signs animals leave. From comparing prints in your yard to learning how to ID scat, you will leave the workshop with a better ability to read the landscape around you. Winter snow and frozen surface offer a ground surface with bolder tracks to view. Come with us as we explore outdoors to discover what animals are nearby the Outdoor Education Center. Prior wildlife knowledge not required.
Workshop will be outside and inside – dress for the weather. Wear warm footwear. Boots recommended if snow is on the ground.
Enjoy Nebraska’s beautiful pine ridge by hiking, horseback riding, and kayaking. Stay at one of Nebraska’s most important historic sites–Fort Robinson State Park. We will be hiking the challenging buttes and enjoying some great views. Enjoy spending time at the pond for a fun afternoon of kayaking, and take a horseback ride through the scenic park trails. Come and enjoy a weekend of fun activities and breathtaking views!
Registration is full. Email Tiffani.Gerber@nebraska.gov to be placed on the wait list.
For more information, contact Julia Plugge.