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Camps & Skills Clinics

Anchorage

  • June 26-27, 2017
    Beyond BOW Archery 101
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 8-9, 2017
    Beyond BOW Shotgun
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • August 19, 2017
    Beyond BOW Duck Hunting 101
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • October 29, 2017
    Beyond BOW Women's Hunter Education Class
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Fairbanks

  • July 15
    Alaskans Afield Plants of the Boreal Forest
    Vegetation is the most visible part of our environment. 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. Adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • July 19
    Alaskans Afield Small Game Hunting: Introduction
    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. Interested youth are encouraged to attend with an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • July 20
    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. Adults and youth (11 and up) accompanied by an adult.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • July 29
    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. Bring your own binoculars and spotting scope if you have them. Some sets will be available for use. Adults and hunting age youth.
    Register at Alaskans Afield

Glennallen

  • July 22, 2017
    Beyond BOW Archery 101
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Juneau

  • June 27
    Alaskans Afield Adventuring with Survival in Mind
    Adventures are always, well, an adventure! But how do you make sure to stay safe by bringing the right gear, choosing the right route, and making sure to carry exactly what you need? This class will help you adventure with confidence. Instructors will cover map reading, how to use a GPS, what to bring along and what to leave at home, how to construct a simple survival kit, just in case, and what to do in case you have to spend a night in the woods.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • July 2017
    Beyond BOW Paddle Boarding and Cold Water Survival
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
  • July 22
    Alaskans Afield Introduction to Chainsaws
    Getting to know your chainsaw and how it works in an important part of learning how to properly use this power tool. This class will teach you about limbing, trimming, bucking and felling a tree – all with safety in mind. Our instructors will cover the importance of using the right fuel and oil mixture, how to check the tool before each use, and proper handling. We welcome those 12 and over for this class.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • July 29-30, 2017
    Beyond BOW Backpacking Southeast AK
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Ketchikan

  • September 2017
    Beyond BOW Intro to Deer Hunting & Field Dressing
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Lost Lake Boy Scout Camp (near Fairbanks)

  • August 4-6, 2017
    Interior Summer BOW Workshop
    For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.

Mat-Su

  • July 14 – 15
    Alaskans Afield Small Game Hunting (Two-part class)
    Session I — Ptarmigan, grouse, and hare can make a tasty dinner. Learn where to find them and what equipment you'll need. Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. We will also share some of our favorite recipes to get you started.
    Session II — Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitats. Participants will have the opportunity to venture into the field with Small Game Biologist, Rick Merizon, to observe hare, grouse and ptarmigan habitat.
    Register at Alaskans Afield
  • August 26
    Alaskans Afield Riflery – Principles & Practice (Two-part class)
    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

Nome

  • August 4 – 5
    Alaskans Afield Small Game Hunting (Two-part class)
    Session I — Ptarmigan, grouse, and hare can make a tasty dinner. Learn where to find them and what equipment you'll need. Learn how to care for, and field-dress small game. We will also share some of our favorite recipes to get you started.
    Session II — Learn to identify small game species and their preferred habitats. Participants will have the opportunity to venture into the field with Small Game Biologist, Rick Merizon, to observe hare, grouse and ptarmigan habitat.
    Register at Alaskans Afield