Text Size

Becoming An Outdoors Woman Program

The Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) Program is a workshop for women who wish to learn new outdoor recreation skills or enhance their knowledge of fishing, hunting and other outdoor activities.

Open to women 18 years of age or older, the workshop offers instruction in outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking, firearms, outdoor survival, using a map and compass, birding, spirituality & nature, and fishing.

Participants learn and improve their outdoor skills through the guidance of experienced and enthusiastic instructors in a non-threatening, comfortable atmosphere.

All classes are offered at an introductory level for those who have little or no experience. All equipment is provided. Space is limited. Register early for best selection of courses. The program will go ahead, whatever the weather. Each participant will receive a confirmation letter, a list of what to bring, and directions to the camp in advance of the workshop.

Upcoming Workshops

Date Duration/Classes Offered Location Fee

June 11, 2016

Download registration package PDF (69 KB)

1 Day

Participants may choose one class from the morning session and one from the afternoon session

Morning:
Shotgun/Trapshooting
Learn about safety and handling, shotgun types, ammunition and their uses.

Fly Casting
Learn about the equipment and clothing required to enjoy salmon fishing.

Welcome Wildlife to your Backyard
Learn how to create a welcoming backyard for wildlife.

Outdoor Survival
Learn how to cope in a survival situation using whatever materials are on hand.

Afternoon:

Bow/Archery
This class will cover the features of bows and arrows, and how to handle them safely.

Fishing Basics
Learn to use a spinning reel, tie basic knots, cast and retrieve and prepare live bait.

Naturally Drawn
This is an introductory class where you will be introduced to the techniques of observing and drawing from nature.

Trail Running
Learn how to transition from road running or hiking to trail running.

Salmonier Nature Park Discovery Centre $ 50 *

October 21-23, 2016

Registration package available August 1

3 Days

Sessions to be determined

Lion Max Simms Camp, Bishops Falls $240 **

*Fee includes lunch, equipment and course materials.

**Fee includes all meals, accommodations, equipment and course materials.

For More Information

Brenda Pike
Program Coordinator
brendapike@gov.nl.ca
709-229-7888

 
Last Updated:
This page and all contents are copyright, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, all rights reserved.