North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW)

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is an international program in which women age 18 and older learn outdoor skills through hands-on experiences. In North Carolina, BOW workshops are held across the state and offer a variety of outdoor skills, including fishing, hunter safety, target shooting, archery, canoeing, motorboat safety, outdoor cooking, tracking and map-and-compass.

For more information or to download a registration packet, click on the subject under Details in the table below. Enrollment is limited for each event and registration is first come, first served.

Scholarship opportunities are available for all the BOW programs. Download the Mel Porter Scholarship Application (PDF). 

Explore BOW events across North America at www.uwsp.edu/cnr/bow/.

Contact:  

BB Gillen, North Carolina BOW Coordinator
(919) 218-3638 or (919) 894-3996

Event Schedule

EventDateLocationDetails

Beyond BOW Shooting Sports

Aug. 25, 2018

Wake County Wildlife Club
1313 Coley Road, Durham, NC

Download registration form and medical questionnaire

Big BOW Weekend - Make your plans now! Reservation package will be posted here in December 2018.

April 12-14, 2019

Camp Harrison at Herring Ridge

Boomer, N.C. in Wilkes County

 

Mel Porter BOW Scholarship Application

   

Becoming an Outdoors Woman