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Becoming an Outdoors-Woman 2018

Becoming an Outdoors Woman is an outdoor skills workshops, classes, and camps designed for 18 years and older women. The program focuses on providing women the opportunity to learn skills and encourage participation in hunting, fishing, and other outdoor activities. These programs offer a supportive atmosphere where women can learn skills that enhance their enjoyment of Arkansas outdoors. BOW classes range from introductory level to advanced outdoor training.

   Kayaking   Fishing   Fly Fishing   Archery   Hunting   Pistol   Shotgun   Trap   Rifle   Dutch Oven   Tree ID   Birding   Mountain Biking   Backyard Habitat   And more!   

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Keep up with the latest information and upcoming workshop dates. Stay in touch with women that have attended past workshops or ask the coordinators and participants’ questions. Search and like our Becoming an Outdoors Woman Arkansas (@BOWArkansas) Facebook page.

What can you expect from the annual fall “Becoming an Outdoors Woman” workshop?
The workshop is held at the C.A. Vines Arkansas 4-H Center in Ferndale located about 15 miles west of Little Rock. The workshop spans a weekend on October 6-8, 2023 with registration beginning on Friday at 10 a.m., and ends with lunch at noon on Sunday. The weekend is divided into four educational sessions: Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and afternoon, and Sunday morning.

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 already do some of these activities but would like to learn new ones.

Summer Statewide Women's Weekend

The Summer BOW Weekend will be July 14 - 16, 2023 at the Ozark Natural Science Center in Huntsville, Arkansas. Registration will begin Thursday, May 18 at noon. Register for the weekend, find the class catalog and other information here: Please note that the class list may not download properly on a mobile device.


Dalena Gail Haynes Scholarship Fund
The Becoming an Outdoors Woman program is proud to offer scholarships through the Dalena Gail Haynes Scholarship Fund. Limited funds are available for partial scholarships. For more information please click on the application below. 

Scholarship Application


Lea White  Becoming an Outdoors Woman Coordinator
Phone: 501-604-0330