2017 BOW Fall Weekend Workshop

Thanks for your interest in BOW, the 2017 workshop was held September 8-10, 2017. Check back in the spring of 2018 for information on the 2018 Fall Weekend, to be held September 7, 8 and 9, 2018.
 
FEE MUST BE MAILED WITH REGISTRATION FORMS TO: BOW c/o NH Fish and Game, 11 Hazen Drive, Concord,NH 03301

CHECKS AND CREDIT CARDS ARE ACCEPTED.

NO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE, FAX OR EMAIL
REGISTRATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED BY POSTAL MAIL – NO WALK-INS.

Fee: The cost for the 2017 Fall 3 day workshop is $335.00. This fee covers instruction in all sessions, program materials, use of demonstration equipment, all meals and lodging.

Scholarships: THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2017 Several full ($300) scholarships are available. Preference will be given to first-time participants who are single parents, students or members of fixed/low income households. To apply for a scholarship, please download and submit the Scholarship Application along with a $35.00 deposit postmarked by May 1, 2017. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 24, 2017. In the event you are not selected for a scholarship, you will have the option to pay the remaining balance of the full registration fee ($300) or you may request a refund of your $35 deposit and not attend the weekend. If you decide not to attend for any reason, please notify us by May 29, 2017, so we may have the option of offering this opportunity to another applicant.


Lodging: Rockywold/Deephaven Camps provide rustic cabin-style accommodations, with 1-2 persons to a room. Linens, ice and wood for the fireplace will be provided. All facilities have showers or baths and flush toilets. All meals are served buffet-style in the Rockywold Dining Room. To view the camp, visit: www.rdcsquam.com.

Repeat Participant Policy: The definition of a repeat participant is a person that has participated within the last five (5) years. A limited number of repeat participants will be enrolled on a first come, first serve basis. The remaining repeat participants will be placed on a waiting list and prioritized based upon a first come, first serve basis.

CONFIRMATION: Upon being registered, you will be sent a written confirmation by late-July that you have been accepted to the program, along with an information packet. Please note that your check will not be processed until after the cancellation deadline of August 11, 2017. If the program is full, your name will be put on a waiting list until the middle of August. If you do not receive a written confirmation, the program is full and you have not been accepted to attend; your check will be returned.

CANCELLATION DEADLINE:
If you cancel by August 11, 2017, you will receive a full refund. Registrants who do not cancel by August 11, 2017, will be assessed the full program fee. If you cannot attend, you may send a substitute in your place. Please advise us by August 11, 2017.

WEEKEND CHECK-IN: Registered participants must check-in on Friday, September 8, 2017, between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. You will have time to enjoy the continental breakfast, park your vehicle in your assigned parking lot (where it will stay for the entire weekend), and settle into your cabin before the weekend's activities begin at 11:30 a.m. You will be walking to courses, meals and your cabin throughout the weekend, so please dress appropriately and wear hiking shoes or sturdy sneakers.

RAFFLE: During the weekend you will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for items such as hunting, fishing and camping equipment, outdoor clothing and gift certificates. Raffle tickets are $1 each or $20 for 25. All items will be on display. Credit cards, cash and checks accepted. Drawing held Saturday evening.

BOW MERCHANDISE: Long and short-sleeve t-shirts, embroidered fleece vests, pullovers and caps will be available for purchase throughout the weekend. Credit cards and checks accepted.

DIRECTIONS TO ROCKYWOLD/DEEPHAVEN CAMPS: RDC is approximately 1 hour from Concord, N.H. – follow I-93 north to Exit 24 in Ashland. Take US Route 3 and 25 east (4.2 miles) to Holderness. Take a Left on NH Route 113. Travel northeast (5 miles) to “Rockywold-Deephaven Camps” sign on the right, which is Pinehurst Road. Follow Pinehurst Road for less than 1 mile and take a right at the main entrance. Watch for bright pink BOW signs starting at Rte.113.

NOTE: Participants should understand that photographs and/or filming may occur during the sessions and may be used in future support of the program.

Whether you are interested in hunting or fishing, firearms or archery, canoeing or kayaking, camping or backpacking, mountain biking, photography, survival skills or wildlife there is something for you!

 

The 2018 Fall BOW will be held September 7, 8 and 9, 2018.

At last the much requested Recipes and tips from the Outdoor Cooking Workshop have been posted for download in PDF format! You will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded free, to view his document.