Becoming an Outdoors - Woman - Overview
Welcome to the Outdoors
Our goal is to provide an atmosphere where women feel comfortable learning new skills associated with hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities, in a supportive and non-threatening environment.
BOW Example Courses (PDF)
What can I expect from a "Becoming an Outdoors-Woman" workshop?
Workshops span a weekend, usually beginning on Friday around noon and lasting through Sunday noon. The weekend is divided into four sessions and you pick the classes in which you'd like to participate. Typically, 6-8 classes per session are offered.
"I came away from the course with the confidence that hey, I can do this! Not to mention the opportunity to meet folks who share similar interests."
Karen E., Copperas Cove
Class topics are diverse but can be divided into three areas: shooting sports, fishing, and non-harvest activities (like camping, kayaking, and plant identification). As much as possible the classes are taught with the "hands-on" approach and equipment is provided.
"BOW really taught me what I needed to know." Mary J., Euless
Usually, workshops are held at summer camps and outdoor learning facilities. The atmosphere is "outdoorsy" but comfortable. Participants are housed in bunkhouses, cabins or dormitory like rooms with modern conveniences like AC, toilets, hot showers, etc.
"It was great fun, and hopefully it will lead to a lasting source of pleasure for me. It truly was a rewarding experience." Nancy F., Austin
Looking for an opportunity closer to home?
Consider joining our affiliate program the Texas Outdoors-Woman Network (TOWN). There are several groups in various metropolitan areas of Texas.