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Camps & Skills Clinics

Anchorage

  • May 15, 2016
    Beyond BOW Women's Hunter Education Class
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • July 10, 2016
    Beyond BOW Women's Hunter Education Class
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 9-10, 2016
    Beyond BOW Shotgun Clinic
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 20, 2016
    Beyond BOW Duck Hunting 101
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • September 15 - November 17, 2016
    Beyond BOW Women's Fall Shotgun League
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • October 30, 2016
    Beyond BOW Women's Hunter Education Class
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Fairbanks

  • June 25
    Alaskans Afield Basic Survival Skills
    Be comfortable and confident when venturing outdoors. Learn what to put in your survival kit and how to use it. Learn survival skills — how to make a shelter, fire, keep safe if lost, signal for help and keep the right attitude in a survival situation. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Fairbanks
  • July 16
    Alaskans Afield Plants of the Boreal Forest
    Learn to identify the plants that surround you every day. Learn the major trees, shrubs, and ground cover plants of the boreal forest. We will also discuss their relationship to wildlife habitat, edibility, and other uses as well. Be prepared to spend several hours hiking through varied terrain and habitat. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Fairbanks
  • July 26
    Alaskans Afield Introduction to Small Game Hunting
    Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitat in Interior Alaska. Although you do not need much to participate in small game hunting, we will cover the basics including regulations, firearms and gear prep. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Fairbanks
  • July 27
    Alaskans Afield Field Dressing Small Game
    Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. We will also share some of our favorite recipes to get you started. Prepare for a hands-on experience. Bring a small, sharp hunting knife if you have one. Class is geared for adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Fairbanks
  • July 30
    Alaskans Afield Judging Moose Antlers and Dall Sheep Horns
    As moose and sheep season approach, prepare yourself to judge antlers size and horn curl/aging in a field setting. Sheep horns and moose antlers of various sizes will be set up in the forest/field. Come learn techniques and test your skills. Appropriate for adults and hunting age youth.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Fairbanks

Juneau

  • June 4
    Alaskans Afield Wild Edibles
    We are surrounded by a variety of wild edible plants, berries, herbs, mushrooms and intertidal treats. Learn what is available in our warm summer months and how to identify these local delicacies.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Juneau
  • July 23, 2016
    Beyond BOW Flying Tying
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 6, 2016
    Beyond BOW Upland Bird Hunting
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 20
    Alaskans Afield Step into Shotgun
    Learn the basic fundamentals of shooting at moving targets. Our instructors will have you breaking clay birds in no time.
    Minimum age for this class is 10 years.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Juneau
  • August 20, 2016
    Beyond BOW Firearm Care
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 27, 2016
    Beyond BOW Psyched about Silvers
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • September 10
    Alaskans Afield Waterfowl Hunting
    Learn the fundamentals of bird hunting on Wetlands including: gear and ammo selection, distance estimation, setting up decoys, calling ducks in, and how to construct a blind.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Juneau

Juneau Lake Trail, Kenai Peninsula

  • June 25-26, 2016
    Beyond BOW Backpacking & Camping Adventure
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Lost Lake, near Fairbanks

  • August 5-7, 2016
    Interior Summer BOW Workshop
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Mat-Su

  • May 28
    Alaskans Afield GPS/Geocaching
    Have you been curious about the world of geocaching? Learn to use a GPS-enabled device to navigate a real-world treasure hunt. Participants will follow a course to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache container hidden at that location.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Mat-Su
  • June 4
    Alaskans Afield Fly Fishing Fundamentals
    Everything you need to know to go fly fishing — select the right gear, plan where to go, tie flies and practice your cast!
    Register at Alaskans Afield Mat-Su
  • June 18
    Alaskans Afield Riflery — Principles & Practice
    Our expert marksmen and women will introduce you to the fundamentals of shooting a .22 caliber rifle safely and accurately. Learn to shoot in various positions, including prone, sitting, kneeling and standing. Class is geared for adults and youth (10 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Mat-Su
  • July 15 – 16
    Alaskans Afield Small Game Hunting
    July 15 — Ptarmigan, grouse, and hare can make a tasty dinner. Learn where to find them, what equipment you'll need, and how to dress them.
    July 16 — Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitat in Alaska. Participants will venture into the field with Small Game Biologist, Rick Merizon, to observe hare, grouse and ptarmigan habitat.
    Register at Alaskans Afield Mat-Su