WON Landing Page OCT 2022

Annual fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (Georgia) registration now open

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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman is a non-profit educational program offering hands-on workshops to women of all ages and fitness levels. Developed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and hosted at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center. Scheduled for November 8-10, 2013, the workshop allows participants to develop hunting, fishing, boating and other outdoor recreation skills through sessions led by outdoors professionals. These sessions provide novices and more experienced participants enough knowledge and experience to pursue their outdoors interests when the workshop is over, no experience is necessary!

This program is for you if…

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

Activities and classes:

Backpacking GPS and Geocaching Reading Wildlife Signs
Basic Astronomy Gun Cleaning Shotgun
Basic Birding
Handgun/Rifle Small Game Hunting
Bow Hunting Hunter Education Tree Climbing
Camping 101 Map and Compass Tree Identification
Canoeing 101 Nature Photography Water World
Fishing 101 On the Water Fishing Wilderness Survival
Fly Fishing Outdoor Cooking Working with Dogs I


Visit the BOW Georgia website for more details and registration. A liability/waiver form as well as photo release form must be completed before attending the BOW Workshop. Fill out a liability/waiver form and photo release form and email to Jody Rice at jody.rice@dnr.state.ga.us.

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