Friday, April 21, 2023 at 11:00 AM CDT
Sunday, April 23, 2023 at 1:00 PM CDT

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Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca 
3271 Sand Beach Rd NE
Solon, IA 52333

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Rachel Alliss 
Iowa DNR 

2023 Iowa Becoming an Outdoors-Woman
Spring Workshop

Registration is full.

If you are interested in getting on the waitlist or want to register for the mentored hunt, please contact Rachel at 515-729-6037 or rachel.alliss@dnr.iowa.gov. Thank you

Important Registration Information - Please Read

Workshop agenda, class descriptions, scholarship information and directions can all be found in the 2023 BOW Catalog.

2023 Winter BOW Catalog - Session Descriptions

The workshop is being held at Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca in Solon, 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 April 3, 2023, participants will recieve an email with a packing list, lodging information, last minute reminders, and maps of Camp Io-Dis-E-Ca.

Cancellations on or before April 3, 2023 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. Applications must be recieved, via online submission, by March 20, 2023.

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.