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.

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

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

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.

Contact:  

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

Event Schedule

EventDateLocationDetails
Big BOW WorkshopApril 17-19, 2015
Wilkes County at the YMCA Camp Harrison @ Herring Ridge located in Boomer, NC

Registration Packet (PDF)

Mel Porter BOW Scholarship Application (PDF)

Fly-fishing WeekendMay 15–17, 2015Pisgah Center for Wildlife Education
and Davidson River Campground in
Transylvania County.

Registration Form (PDF)

Health History Form (PDF)


Beyond BOW - Shooting Sports

August 23, 2014
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wake County Wildlife Club
1313 Coley Road
Durham NC


Workshop Details (PDF)

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