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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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2022 Events

Date Title Location Description
May 28 Introduction to Rifle (Alaskans Afield) Juneau Register at Alaskans Afield

Essential firearms safety, parts and safe operation of a bolt-action rifle, ammunition components, selection and safe storage, introduction to rifle sights and scopes, basic marksmanship concepts with coached practice, intro to shooting from multiple positions.
May 28 Outdoor Survival (Alaskans Afield) Mat-Su Register at Alaskans Afield

Imagine being stuck in the wilderness unexpectedly. Would you know what to do? Give yourself a better chance of surviving and being found by learning basic outdoor survival skills. Instructors will cover what to pack in an emergency kit, how to start a fire, signal a rescue party, and prepare yourself for a night in the woods. Minimum age 8 years and up. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Reflections Lake is located at Mile 30 of the Glenn Highway at Knik River Access Exit. Park at the maintenance road for a short walk directly to the lake. This course is being co-taught by ADF&G and Onward and Upward.
June 4 Potter Marsh Discovery Day Anchorage 11am to 4pm, Saturday, June 4, 2022, Potter Marsh boardwalk, Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, 2880 East 154th Ave., located at Mile 117 along the Seward Highway approximately ½ mile south of the Rabbit Creek Road exit and across from the Rabbit Creek Rifle Range. Discover Potter Marsh and some of Alaska's wildlife at Anchorage's most popular wildlife viewing area. This family-friendly event includes nature-related games, birding stations along the boardwalk, arts and crafts, educational animals from the Alaska Zoo, kid-friendly archery range, fly fishing practice area, and more. Event sponsored by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game and other partners. Free. Please leave pets at home. Contact (907) 267-2168, marian.snively@alaska.gov https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=anchoragecoastal.discoveryday
June 4 Cooking in the Wild (Alaskans Afield) Mat-Su Register at Alaskans Afield

Come join the fun and learn to cook delicious and nutritious meals for your next wilderness outing. We will explore safe and efficient cooking methods, discuss how to prepare healthy backcountry meals, forage for wild and traditional foods, and cook a delicious lunch to share. Minimum age 8 years and up. Youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Reflections Lake is located at Mile 30 of the Glenn Highway at Knik River Access Exit. Park at the maintenance road for a short walk directly to the lake. This course is being co-taught by ADF&G and Onward and Upward.
June 8 & 9, 6pm-10pm Staying Safe in Bear Country Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 23 & 24, 6pm-9pm Introduction to Rifle and Firearms Safety Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 23 Upland Bird Hunting (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

This class will cover: hunting dogs, bird hunting regulations, bird habitat and bihavior, and more!
June 25, Sat., 10am-1pm Archery 101 Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 25, Sat., 10am-1pm Firearms Safety and Riflery Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 25, Sat., 10am-1pm Outdoor Survival Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
June 25, Sat., 10am-1pm Salmon Smoking/Pickling/Gravlox Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 9, 8am-5pm Big Game Hunting Rifle Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
July 20 Sheep Hunting Seminar with Joe Want (Alaskans Afield) Fairbanks Register at Alaskans Afield

July 26, 5pm-9pm Archery 101 Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Aug. 1, 4-7pm Animal Tracking & Trailing Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 1, 5pm-9pm Small Game Hunting Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 15, 5pm-9pm Duck Hunting Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 23, 5pm-9pm Archery 101 Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August 28, 8am-5pm BOW Hunter Education Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
August TBD Psyched about Silvers: Intermediate Fly Fishing Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Fall '22 Deer Field Dressing Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Fall '22 Deer Meat Processing Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Fall '22 Introduction to Deer Hunting Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Fall '22 Navigation with Maps/GPS Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
Fall '22 Waterfowl Hunting Juneau For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
October 8, 8am-5pm Kenai BOW Hunter Education Kenai For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 13, 8am-5pm BOW Hunter Education Anchorage For additional details visit the BOW Schedule page.
November 19 Reloading Clinic (Alaskans Afield) Anchorage Register at Alaskans Afield