Past: Making a Longbow

Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center

Registration period: July 14 - September 27

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 6:00 pm - Saturday, September 30, 2023 5:00 pm

Explore the history of archery in North America from raw material harvest to bow design and performance. Then, using only hand tools and patience, craft your own hickory longbow work of art. Woodworking skills recommended. This program requires stamina and upper arm strength. We will provide interested individuals with a registration form and detailed supply list.

Lists of references and resources for making future bows on your own will be provided.

Past Dates & Times

Thursday, September 28, 2023, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 29, 2023, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 30, 2023, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Cape Girardeau Conservation Nature Center
2289 County Park Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO