Friday, May 20, 2022 at 10:30 AM CDT
Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 1:00 PM CDT

Add to Calendar 


Wesley Woods Camp & Retreat Center 
10896 Nixon Street
Indianola, IA 50125

Driving Directions 


Rachel Alliss 
Iowa DNR 

2022 Iowa Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Workshop

Important Registration Information - Please Read

Workshop agenda, class descriptions, scholarship information and directions can all be found in the 2021 BOW Catalog.

2022 BOW Catalog - Session Descriptions

The workshop is being held at Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center in Indianola, IA. Lodging is available in shared bunk-style lodges with shared bathrooms. Workshop fees include instruction in all sessions, program materials, use of demonstration equipment, t-shirt, session takeaways, meals and lodging (if selected). 

Registration is complete upon receipt of your registration, payment and your medical form. You will get a confirmation email upon successful registration. The week of May 16, 2022, participants will recieve an email with a packing list, lodging information, last minute reminders, and maps to Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center.

Cancellations on or before April 29, 2021 will receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee. After that date, no refund will be provided. You may send a substitute in your place. If the event is cancelled by Iowa DNR, a full refund will be provided.

Media Release
Participants understand that photographs may be taken during the session and may be used in future promotional opportunties.

Medical Form
Please complete your medical form online.

Scholarship Form
The Iowa BOW scholarship program is designed to broaden participation in the weekend workshop to women 18 years old and older who would be unable to attend without financial assistance. If you are interested in applying, please complete the scholarship application online. Applicants still need to complete online registration, pay the $140 registration fee and complete the onlien medical form.

Hunting, Hawking, Horses - FULL
We are so excited to offer this session with the assistance of the Wesley Woods equestrian staff. Please note, there is a weight limit of 200lbs. for each participant and there is an additional $50 charge. Please select the "Full Registration with Lodging & Hunting, Hawking & Horses Session Fee" option for $330 when registering.

Important: Each participant will need to register individually. On the registration page, please make sure to choose one class for each session. This will ensure that you are registered for the classes you want. Each class will show how many remaining seats are available. Once a class has reached it's capacity, the class will be closed. 

When you go to add your payment, your registration should have one class picked for each session and look like this: 


When you're filling out the registration page, please make sure to list any roommate(s) that you'd like to stay with. If you are coming with a family member(s) or friend(s) please indicate here.  We will be doing our best to spread everyone out among the available accommodations to adhere to safe, social distancing.