If you’ve ever wondered what baits catch what fish, how to start a fire with your bare hands,,the workshop will offerparticipants courses on everything from wood-carving and GPS basics, to rifle marksmanship and fly fishing.
Offered through the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, BOW is a non-profit, non-membership program designed for teaching women outdoor skills. The workshop will offer over 25 different classes thanks to a core of volunteer instructors, including KDWPT employees, law enforcement officials, and even past participants, all of whom are considered to be experts in their field.
Cost for the three-day workshop is $250, which includes lodging, meals and class supplies. Three $100 scholarships are available to first-time participants based on financial need.
Early registration will be open to first-time participants through www.ksoutdoors.com, click “Services/Education/Becoming an Outdoors Woman,” and download a registration form.. If spots still remain, past participants may register beginning . Applicants are encouraged to apply early as the spring workshop is limited to 48 participants and the application period will close . To register, visit
For questions, call or email Jami McCabe at (785) 845-5052 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To learn more, and view pictures of past workshops, visit the BOW Facebook page found under “Becoming an Outdoors Woman KANSAS.”