The Department of Natural Resources will present a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Introduction to Archery workshop in two locations in March:

  • On Saturday, March 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at Detroit Sportsmen’s Congress (www.D-S-C.org ) , located at 49800 Dequindre Road in Utica
  • On Monday, March 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. at Caledonia Sportsman’s Club (www.csc.us.com), located at 10721 Coldwater Road SE in Alto

This workshop will cover safety, dominant eye, proper shooting form/technique, various archery equipment, maintenance and selection. The course will also provide hands-on practice shooting a bow with assistance by instructors. All equipment will be provided, and no skill level is required.

Girls age 10 and older are welcome to attend, but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Cost for both adults and youngsters is $20 per person.

BOW is a noncompetitive program in which each individual is encouraged to learn at her own pace. The emphasis is on the enjoyment, fun and camaraderie of outdoor activities, and sharing in the success of one another.

For registration forms and information on these and other BOW programs, visit www.michigan.gov/bow, call 517-241-2225 or email dnr-outdoors-woman@michigan.gov.

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