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BOW Cowichan Lake September 30 - October 2, 2022
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The BC Wildlife Federation welcomes you to our Fall 2022 BOW weekend that will take place from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2 in Lake Cowichan, BC at the beautiful Cowichan Lake Education Centre.

Participate in our all-inclusive outdoor skills weekend for women. All courses are conducted by qualified, patient and supportive instructors in a safe, fun and educational environment.

Register now! Space is limited and based on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registrations will have the best chances for their first choices.  You will be taking 4 courses during the weekend. All courses are subject to availability and number of interested participants. 

BOW Courses offered at this event will be:

  • Archery 
  • Fly Tying
  • Photography
  • Watercolour Art & More
  • Plant ID & Uses 
  • Build a Bat House
  • Introduction to Fly Casting
  • Yoga 
  • Back to Nature
  • Hunting Game Care
  • Truck & Trailer
  • Wilderness Survival /First Aid
  • Chainsaw/Axe handling
  • Kayaking
  • Hiking/backpacking 


BCWF Member $420.00 (GST Inc.) 

Non-Member $476.00 (GST Inc.) Includes 1 Year BCWF Membership ($56 value)

Fee includes instruction in all 4 sessions, program materials, use of equipment, meals, lodgings, Becoming an Outdoors Woman T-shirt.
If you have any questions about registration, please contact the BCWF Programs Department at 1-888-881-2293 Ex.t 300 or

Scholarships: The Colleen Laviolette Scholarship Fund

The Colleen Laviolette Scholarship Fund began in 1998, and was started by the Conservation Services to assist first time participants who may not be able to pay for a full registration.

To apply for scholarship funding: please send your written request outlining the need by email to you will be notified if your application is approved and provided with instructions for registering online. Requests for a scholarship can also be mailed, along with the 225.00 payment, to the BCWF office at 101-9706 188th St. Surrey, BC V4N 3M2. Preference will be given to full time students and single parents. Successful applicants will be notified by phone. All requests will remain confidential. 


A cancellation fee of $50.00 will be deducted from all cancellations. No refunds will be issued for any cancellation 30 days or less, prior to the BOW weekend, except in the case of a proven emergency. Registrants who do not attend and have not cancelled 30 days in advance will forfeit the full registration fee. You may send a substitute in your place if you cannot attend.


Date & Time: Sep 30, 2022 10:00 AM to
Oct 02, 2022 03:00 PM
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8885 Lakeview Park Rd
Lake Cowichan BC

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Registration Closes: Sep 02, 2022 11:59 PM

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