Several Becoming an Outdoors Woman workshops are held in Maine each year. The signature event is the Introductory Skills Weekend in September. The Winter Skills Weekend is held each February and a series of Beyond BOW workshops are scheduled throughout the year. These workshops are all designed to provide opportunity for women to gain or improve skills in hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation.
Camp Caribou - Winslow, ME
Registration materials for the Introductory Skills Weekend will be made available summer 2014
February 21-23, 2014
Bryant Pond 4-H Camp & Learning Center
Defeat cabin fever with this three-day workshop held at Bryant Pond 4-H Camp and Learning Center offered in February. Participants complete three sessions during their stay choosing from topics that include winter survival, snowshoeing, ice fishing, archery, fly tying, cooking wild game, firearms use, primitive skills and more.
Cost to attend is $225 with on-site lodging and $145 for commuters. Registration includes meals, equipment and instruction.
Beyond BOW Workshops provide opportunity to expand on the sessions offered at the three-day Introductory Skills Weekend. Workshops are scheduled throughout the year in a range of exciting topics. Previous attendance to the Introductory Skills Weekend is common but not required to attend a Beyond BOW Workshop.