CONCORD, NH – Discover your inner outdoor woman, and even win a scholarship.
Several scholarships are available to defray the cost of attending New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) fall weekend workshop. To be considered for financial assistance, interested women must mail a completed scholarship application by May 1, 2015, along with a written statement and $35 application deposit. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
To apply for a BOW scholarship, go to http://www.nhbow.com. A link to the application can be found under “Upcoming Events/Fall BOW.”
Please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is received in time. Applications postmarked after May 1 will not be accepted.
The $35 scholarship application fee is refundable if you do not receive a scholarship.
Note that being awarded a scholarship does not guarantee a place in the fall BOW program. Those who are offered a fall BOW scholarship also must submit the regular fall BOW registration form, which will be available on June 1 at http://www.nhbow.com. Registration for BOW is first-come, first-served. If the program is full when your registration is received, you will not get in, even with a scholarship.
Among the BOW scholarships being offered this year is a special mother-daughter scholarship. Both mother and daughter must apply; the daughter must be age 18 or older.
New Hampshire’s fall Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend will take place September 11-13, 2015, at Rockywold/Deephaven Camps on Squam Lake in Holderness, N.H. Participants select four sessions from more than 30 different outdoor skills workshops, including archery, fishing and fly-fishing, camping, field dressing game, hiking, kayaking, rifle, shotgun, nature photography, outdoor survival, campfire cooking, mountain biking, map and compass, and more. More details are available at http://www.nhbow.com.
Regular registration forms for fall BOW will be available on June 1 and will be accepted by regular mail only (no walk-ins). The fall BOW weekend costs $335, which includes lodging, all meals, equipment and instruction.
New Hampshire’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department (http://www.wildnh.com) and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (http://www.nhwf.org).
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