Arizona Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Fall Workshop: Held January 27, 2024

The January workshop will take place on and around the Colorado River near Yuma.

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YUMA – Have you ever wanted to learn outdoor skills like camping, hiking, fishing, or bird watching? Look no further than the Arizona Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program!

Becoming an Outdoors Woman (BOW) is a program started by Christine Thomas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Resource Management at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Pointe.

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is the Arizona Wildlife Federation’s award-winning program that helps women gain skills and confidence in the outdoors. BOW Workshops provide a safe and supportive environment conducive to learning, making life-long friends, and having fun in the outdoors. These workshops are coordinated by AWF’s dedicated and professional BOW leaders with help from the Arizona Game and Fish Department and are offered 3 times each year. Our BOW program is nearly 30 years old and getting better every year!

Registration is now open for the Arizona One-Day Winter Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Workshop, which will be held on January 27th, 2024 in Yuma, Arizona. This workshop takes place on and around the Colorado River because it’s all about the water.

Think Yuma is just a hot dusty desert town on the way to San Diego? Let us prove you wrong! This venue is unique in Arizona BOW history because it is in town. It is amazing what has been accomplished in the Yuma East Wetlands! A partnership between the Heritage Area, Quechan Indian Tribe, the City of Yuma, and the Arizona Game and Fish Department has restored this area from a garbage pit to a model of wetlands restoration.

The workshop begins on Saturday morning and will feature a morning and afternoon session, with six class choices available for each session. Want to learn more about geocaching? We have a class for that! Interested in wetlands birding or want to try your hand at kayak fishing? We have classes for those! Or, maybe you’re fascinated by Arizona’s wild foods. We teach that too!

The cost for the workshop is $140. Instruction, program materials, use of equipment, and a meal are provided. Don’t wait — our spots are filling up fast!

Register for January’s One-Day Winter BOW Workshop here
To learn more about BOW, check out our website.