2019 BOW Fall Weekend Workshop

Thanks for your interest in BOW, the 2019 workshop will be held September 6, 7 and 8, 2019.


BOW c/o NH Fish and Game,
11 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03301;
FAXED TO: (603) 271-0465;
OR EMAILED TO: Kaitlyn.kelleher@wildlife.nh.gov


Fee: The cost for the 2019 Fall 3 day workshop is $395.00. This fee covers instruction in all sessions, program materials, use of demonstration equipment, all meals and lodging.

Scholarships: THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS April 29, 2019 Several full (up to $360) scholarships are available and will be posted on this site on April 15th. Preference will be given to first-time participants who are single parents, students or members of fixed/low income households. To apply for a scholarship, please download and submit the Scholarship Application along with a $35.00 deposit postmarked by April 29, 2019. Scholarship recipients will be notified by May 24, 2019. Scholarship recipients must also register for the weekend which fills up fast. Weekend Registration opens June 3, 2019. In the event you are not selected for a scholarship, you will have the option to pay the remaining balance of the full registration fee (up to $360) or you may request a refund of your $35 deposit and not attend the weekend. If you decide not to attend for any reason, please notify us by June 3, 2019, so we may have the option of offering this opportunity to another applicant.

Lodging: Rockywold/Deephaven Camps provide rustic cabin-style accommodations, with 1-2 persons to a room. Linens, ice and wood for the fireplace will be provided. All facilities have showers or baths and flush toilets. All meals are served buffet-style in the Rockywold Dining Room. To view the camp, visit: www.rdcsquam.com.

Repeat Participant Policy: The definition of a repeat participant is a person that has participated within the last five (5) years. Repeat participants will be enrolled after new participants by a lottery system. The remaining repeat participants will be placed on a waiting list and prioritized based upon a first come, first serve basis.

CONFIRMATION: Upon being registered, you will be sent a written confirmation by late-July that you have been accepted to the program, along with an information packet. Please note that your check will not be processed until after the cancellation deadline of August 10, 2019. If the program is full, your name will be put on a waiting list until the middle of August. If you do not receive a written confirmation, the program is full and you have not been accepted to attend; your check will be returned.

If you cancel by August 10, 2019, you will receive a full refund. Registrants who do not cancel by August 10, 2019, will be assessed the full program fee. If you cannot attend, you may send a substitute in your place. Please advise us by August 10, 2019.

WEEKEND CHECK-IN: Registered participants must check-in on Friday, September 7, 2019, between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. You will have time to enjoy the continental breakfast, park your vehicle in your assigned parking lot (where it will stay for the entire weekend), and settle into your cabin before the weekend's activities begin at 11:30 a.m. You will be walking to courses, meals and your cabin throughout the weekend, so please dress appropriately and wear hiking shoes or sturdy sneakers.

RAFFLE: During the weekend you will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for items such as hunting, fishing and camping equipment, outdoor clothing and gift certificates. Raffle tickets are $1 each or $20 for 25. All items will be on display. Credit cards, cash and checks accepted. Drawing held Saturday evening.

BOW MERCHANDISE: Long and short-sleeve t-shirts, embroidered fleece vests, pullovers and caps will be available for purchase throughout the weekend. Credit cards and checks accepted.

DIRECTIONS TO ROCKYWOLD/DEEPHAVEN CAMPS: RDC is approximately 1 hour from Concord, N.H. – follow I-93 north to Exit 24 in Ashland. Take US Route 3 and 25 east (4.2 miles) to Holderness. Take a Left on NH Route 113. Travel northeast (5 miles) to “Rockywold-Deephaven Camps” sign on the right, which is Pinehurst Road. Follow Pinehurst Road for less than 1 mile and take a right at the main entrance. Watch for bright pink BOW signs starting at Rte.113.

NOTE: Participants should understand that photographs and/or filming may occur during the sessions and may be used in future support of the program.

Whether you are interested in hunting or fishing, firearms or archery, canoeing or kayaking, camping or backpacking, mountain biking, photography, survival skills or wildlife there is something for you!


The 2019 Fall BOW will be held September 6, 7 and 8, 2019.

At last the much requested Recipes and tips from the Outdoor Cooking Workshop have been posted for download in PDF format! You will need Adobe Reader, which can be downloaded free, to view his document.