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Mini BOW - Becoming an Outdoors-Woman AUGUST 2020

  • August 08, 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Arizona Nordic Village, Flagstaff
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Mini BOW Workshop

AUGUST 8, 2020

Location: Arizona Nordic Village, Flagstaff

SPACE IS LIMITED; ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY. 

 

Workshop Fee: $150*

*Additional fees of $2 if taking Backpacking 102

FULL PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED AT TIME OF ONLINE REGISTRATION.

COVID-19 information: We will be limiting the workshop to 30 participants and limiting class sizes to a maximum of 10.  We will take all precautions possible to prevent potential spread of Coronavirus (social distancing as much as possible, mask wearing when necessary, hand sanitizer, washing stations, etc.). 


Workshop Fee Includes:

Instruction, Program Materials, Use of Equipment, and  Lunch

If you are taking Backpacking 102, you will also be provided with additional backpacking meals (dinner and breakfast the following morning)


SPACE IS LIMITED; ONLINE REGISTRATION ONLY. 


Register Here


Workshop Schedule:

8:00 am - 9:00 am        Check-in
8:45 am - 9:00 am         Group Photo
9:00 am - 12:00 pm      Morning Session
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm   Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm         Afternoon Session
 4:00 pm                              Say our Good-byes



Session Choices:

 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION
Bowhunting 101 AZ Wildflowers
AZ Wildlife Identification
Backpacking 102 (extra $20 fee included in registration fee; must provide  own gear) download gear list

Backpacking 101

Wilderness Survival Skills



Session Descriptions:

Bowhunting 101

Join the growing field of bowhunters! Our expert instructors will teach you about equipment, tree stands, still hunting and stalking.  Highly recommend that you to bring your own equipment, but instructors will have equipment to demonstrate for the class.

Backpacking 101

Despite what the glossy magazine pictures will show you, it isn’t required that you spend two months of your annual salary for backpacking gear.  This class will help prepare you for a comfortable and enjoyable overnight hike into the wilderness.  Together, we will talk about the ten essentials, safety considerations, Leave No Trace principles, as well as gear and equipment selection.

Backpacking 102 *extra $20.00 for overnight stay; must provide your own gear

In the previous class you learned what is necessary to have a tranquil hike into the wilderness.  Now, we are going to practice skills that will bring you confidence of the how is and why’s.  This session will be in the field and include an overnight backpacking trip to one of the backcountry areas of the Nordic Center.  Dinner and breakfast while backpacking will be provided for you. You will be required to bring your own gear.  Download the required packing list.   

Wilderness Survival Skills

Empower yourself with skills that will help you be more confident and comfortable in the outdoors. In this class, you will learn to read the landscape and discover the resources at hand that will help you make fire, build shelter, and seek food and water in a wild setting. Whether for survival or just camping, the hands-on activities in this class will help you confidently face any outdoor situation with the best tools and the right attitude.

Arizona Wildflowers

 Arizona is blessed with a spectacular variety of wildflowers from alpine to low desert. Learn the basics of plant identifications with some cool tools to help you on your path. Discover commonly found plants for your area, while making the acquaintance of some of Arizona's more bizarre species.

Arizona Wildlife Identification

Learn how to identify wildlife sign such as tracks, scat and the foods that are important to Arizona wildlife. Participants will be instructed on how to interpret or read wildlife tracks and sign and learn the fundamentals of observing wild animals, including tips on getting closer to wildlife and use of camouflage techniques.



Registration Type / Track Choices:


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #1

$150

 Bowhunting 101

 AZ Wildflowers


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #2 

$170

 Bowhunting 101  Backpacking 102
 

 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #3 

$150

 Bowhunting 101  AZ Wildlife Identification


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #4 

$170

 Backpacking 101  Backpacking 102



 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #5

$150 

Backpacking 101

 AZ Wildlife Identification

 


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #6 

$150

 Backpacking 101  AZ Wildflowers



 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #7

$150 

 Survival 101  AZ Wildlife Identification


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #8 

$150

  Survival 101  AZ Wildflowers


 MORNING SESSION  AFTERNOON SESSION

OPTION #9 

$170

 Survival 101  Backpacking 102



Cancellation Policy:

PLEASE READ! 

There will be a $25 administration fee for all cancellations received before July 7, 2020.  There will be NO refunds after July 7, 2020.  Instead of cancelling, you may choose to send a substitute in your place at no cost or penalty. Please call at phone number below with any questions regarding this policy.


Special Needs:

Please let us know about any special dietary requirements or special needs when you register for this event online. 

Confirmation:

Upon receipt of your online registration and payment, you will be sent a confirmation E-mail.  Another Confirmation email will be sent with a map to Arizona Nordic Village, and a list of appropriate clothing and other needs. All other equipment will be provided by the staff.

Optional Overnight Stay:

Overnight Stay: Arizona Nordic Village is offering a 10% discount if you book with them. In order to receive the discount, please go to the Nordic Village website. They use Airbnb to process their reservations, so when you click on a yurt or cabin and ask to reserve it, please make sure you mention you are attending the BOW event and they will reply with a discounted offer. They also have tent camping area for $20.00 a night. Note: you may have to pay for taking a shower ($2.00). https://www.arizonanordicvillage.com

You may also be able to find free camping on nearby USFS land.

Another option is the Ski Lift Lodge and Cabins, https://www.snowbowl.ski/lodging/ski-lift-lodge/

There are also several hotels about 20 mins drive away in Flagstaff.

Flagstaff is 15 miles south of the Arizona Nordic Village

Directions & Maps

The Arizona Nordic Village is located in the Coconino National Forest 15 miles northwest of Flagstaff, Arizona. From Flagstaff, simply follow the Highway 180 signs to Grand Canyon. Our parking lot is alongside Highway 180 at Mile Marker 232. Our address is 16848 U.S. 180 Flagstaff, AZ 86001.


Visit our WEB SITE at www.azwildlife.org;

E-mail: kmgbow@comcast.nset; or Call Kathy 520-240-2437



For Questions, Please Contact Kathy Greene

at   (520) 240-2437   or   kmgbow@comcast.net




Sponsored by: Arizona Wildlife Federation


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