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BOW Classes

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Certain activities offer beginning and advanced levels such as shotgunning I & II or Archery I & II. Activities such as these have prerequisites where you must take the beginning class to be able to participate in the advanced class. The shotgun, handgun, rifle, and muzzleloading classes require participants to have a hunter safety card or take the firearms safety class offered at each BOW event.

Examples of classes offered at BOW events:

 

Advanced Wingshooting
Archery I & II
Basic Shotgun
Bee Keeping
Biking
Birding
Camp Craft
Camping (basic)
Canoeing I & II (river trip)
Caving
Cooking (outdoor)
Dutch Oven Cooking
Equestrian Care & Riding
Firearms Cleaning
Firearms Safety 
Fishing (basic)
Fly Fishing
Fly Tying
Handguns
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Mammal Trapping
Medicinal Plants
Muzzleloading
Native American Pottery
Native Plants & Landscaping
Nature Crafts
Nature Journaling
Nature Photography
On Pond Fishing
Orienteering I & II
Outdoor Survival
Power Tools
Rappelling
Reading the Woods
Scuba 
Self Defense
Squirrel Hunting
Turkey or Deer Hunting 
Upland Bird Hunting
Water Skiing
Wild Edibles
Woodswoman 101
Zip Lining