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Searching for things to do with the kids or events for families? Look no further! Want to learn a new outdoor skill or get certified before you go hunting? We’ve got you covered! Looking for continuing education credits or professional development workshops for teachers? We provide them!

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2019 Events

Date Title Location Description
September 28 – February 22 Learning Through the Seasons: Place based learning for early childhood Eagle River September 28, 2019, November 23, 2019, February 22, 2020. Eagle River Nature Center, 32750 Eagle River Rd, Eagle River. Fun, fast paced and outdoors! Join us for the professional development opportunity especially for early childhood professionals, focusing on methods to integrate the natural world and wildlife in your classrooms. We’ll use the award winning Growing Up WILD and the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum. This is a ED 580 course through UAA for teacher recertification. You can attend all three sessions for the credit, although it is not required. There is a $50 registration fee. Register here: https://learningthroughtheseasons.eventbrite.com Contact: Brenda Duty Brenda.duty@alaska.gov 907-267-2216

2020 Events

Date Title Location Description
January 25th, 2020, Saturday 8am-5pm Basics of Survival (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
January 27 – 30 Introduction to Beaver Trapping in Alaska (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

Think you may be interested in trapping? Learn basic behavior and habits. Learn the where, when and how to trap beaver. Review the rules and regulations. Learn what traps to use and how to set them. After the catch, learn the proper tools and techniques needed to get a quality pelt. Instructors will walk you through how to skin and prep a beaver hide for the tannery. Class will be held in and outdoors, please dress accordingly and bring layers. Please bring an apron or wear clothing you don't mind getting dirty.
February 10th & 11th, Monday & Tuesday 6pm-10pm Rifle 101 (Beyond Bow) Fairbanks For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 12 Saltwater Fishing Opportunities in Prince William Sound (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
February 16th, Sunday 8am-5pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 19 Sheep Hunting and Judging (Forum) Anchorage For additional details visit the Forums Schedule page.
February 22nd & 23rd Backcountry Ski Adventure (Beyond Bow) Seward For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
February 27 Brown Bear Hunting with Joe Want (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

March 13th–15th, Friday Afternoon, Saturday, and Sunday Morning BOW Winter Workshop Chickaloon For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
March 29th, Sunday 9am-6pm Big Game Hunting Rifle (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 1st, 6pm-8:30pm; April 2nd-3rd & 8th-10th, 6:30pm-8pm Women's Shotgunning Series (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April—TBA Archery 101 — Anchorage (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April—TBA Archery 101 — Wasilla (Beyond Bow) Wasilla For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 10th & 11th , Friday 6pm-10pm, Saturday 9am-7pm Handgun Course (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 11th, Saturday 8am-5pm Women's Only Hunter Education SE (Beyond Bow) Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 20th & 21st, Monday & Tuesday, 6pm-10pm Fairbanks Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Fairbanks For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
April 23rd & 25th, Thursday & Saturday, 5:30pm-10pm Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 2nd, Saturday 9am-5pm Beaver Skinning and Hide Prep (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 5-6, Tuesday & Wednesday 6pm-10pm Staying Safe in Bear Country (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 7 Map & Compass Course (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

May 8-10, Friday afternoon, Saturday and Sunday Southeast BOW Spring Workshop Juneau, Echo Ranch Camp For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
May 15th-16th, Friday 6pm-10pm & Saturday 9am-7pm Handgun Course (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June—TBA Backcountry Backpacking Trip (Beyond Bow) Seward For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 11th, Sunday 10am-7pm Big Game Hunting Rifle (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 16 Upland Bird Hunting (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

July 23 Sheep Hunting in Alaska (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

August 11th & 12th, Tuesday & Wednesday 5pm-9pm Shotgun 101 (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November—TBA Hunter Education (Beyond Bow) Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.