Becoming an Outdoors Woman

& Becoming an Outdoors Family

We offer more BOW programs than any other state - over 100 family and women programs!

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Women's Archery

Starts March 5, 2016

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Our calendar is loaded with fun activities for you, your friends and family. Join us kayaking, snowshoeing, guided fishing, mentored hunts and so much more!

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Women's weekend workshops

BOW's Fall and Winter Workshops are the best place for women new to the outdoors to begin their journey. Workshops run Friday night through Sunday afternoon. These weekends are filled with a variety of outdoor skill classes, evening programs, campfires and fun! Workshops are designed for women ages 14 (with guardian) and older.

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Women’s Fall Workshop Registration »

The workshop will take place at Eagle Bluff ELC in Lanesboro. Registration is now open. Select the Winter Workshop link above for brochure.

Cancellation policy: Classes registered through the DNR can be cancelled up to 30 days prior to a class for a full refund. Registrants who do not cancel 30 days prior to the event will be assessed the full program fee. When registering for classes through a cooperating agency please follow the cooperating agencies cancellation policy.


A perfect fit for all skill levels

Whether you're trying an activity for the first time, or you consider yourself advanced in outdoor skills - you will receive proper instruction to gain new skills and improve techniques. We provide a relaxed atmosphere for camaraderie and fun.