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 Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW)

The Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program holds several workshops in Kentucky throughout the year.  These workshops are designed primarily for women and are focused on the learning of outdoors skills - skills usually associated with hunting and fishing, but useful for many outdoor pursuits. 

Schedule of Workshops

Annual Fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

September 19-21, 2014
Lake Cumberland Leadership Center, Jabez, KY
This workshop is full and registration is closed at this time.


This workshop is for you if......

  • You have never tried these activities, but have hoped for an opportunity to learn.
  • You are a beginner who hopes to improve your skills.
  • You know how to do some of these activities, but would like to try your hand at some new ones.
  • You are just looking for the camaraderie of like-minded individuals.

Some of the classes lined up are.....

  • Basics of Archery
  • Basics of Bird Identification
  • Basics of Edible Plants
  • Basics of Fishing
  • Basics of Fly Tying
  • Basics of Hunting in KY
  • Basics of Pistol Safety
  • Basics of Rifle Use and Safety
  • Basics of Tree Identification
  • Basics of Wild Game Cooking
  • Basics of Wildlife ID & Game Tracking


Conducted by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, League of Kentucky Sportsmen, Department of Parks, Kentucky Commission on Women and the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Kentucky, Kentucky Network of Outdoor Women, and the Ohio Valley Chapter of the Safari Club International.

For more information, contact the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Becoming an Outdoors-Woman, 1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort, KY 40601; or call 502-564-4336 or 800-858-1549. Click here to e-mail for more information.

To be placed on the BOW mailing list for notification of events or to receive more information,
please call 1-800-858-1549 or e-mail


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Workshop Pictures

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