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Civic Organizations

Civic Organizations

Bowman County 4-H Council
The Bowman County 4-H Council is made up of representatives from the five Bowman County 4-H clubs.  They organize the county 4-H events. The council meets periodically throughout the 4-H year.

Andrea Bowman
Bowman County Extension Agent
104 1st St. NW Suite #7
Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701-523-5271

Bowman County Jr. Leaders Council

They are a group of senior 4-H members who plan 4-H events throughout the county. 

Andrea Bowman
Bowman County Extension Agent
104 1st St. NW Suite #7
Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701-523-5271

Bowman American Legion Post 48

 This is a civic organization made up of current or former veterans. The group’s major focuses are Boys’ and Girls’ State and Legion Baseball. They also do all funeral honors for deceased veterans. They meet the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Dan Peterson
PO Box 102
Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701-206-0648

Bowman Lion’s Club

 The Bowman Lion’s main focus is on sight programs and to help sponsor programs to help with vision impairment. They are a service organization that empowers volunteers to serve their community. Some of the services they provide are donating time to local events and sponsoring medical benefits for those in need.

Ken Silha, President
PO Box 604
Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701-523-5419

Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts of America

This is a boys’ organization dedicated to teaching leadership skills, outdoorsmanship, and many other life skills by example. The group performs several outdoor activities and does service projects to help their local community.

Doug Langhoff

Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701 523-7476                  




Dakota Territory Collector’s Club

The Dakota Territory Collector Car Club was founded over 30 years ago. Its early members had a common interest in the preservation and restoration of cars of the 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's. Early emphasis was originality, but as time passes, more modified vehicles and even special interest modern cars have joined the fray. The club sponsors the Bowman Car Show every summer and hosts a number of drive along events. The club secretary is Allen Grimes of Scranton and the newsletter editor is Marlene Peterson also of Scranton.

Warren Flath
Phone: 701-523-4333

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts is dedicated solely to helping girls build character and skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. There are several troops of different age levels in Bowman County.

Emily Haleen

203 3rd Ave NW
Bowman, ND 58623

Phone: 701-523--4429


Family and Community Educators (FCE)
previously "Homemakers Club"

The National Association for Family and Community Education (FCE) has been a strong voice in promoting a healthier and better life for individuals, families, and communities.  Bowman County's FCE club plays a huge role in planning and organizing the Open Class Exhibits at the County Fair.  Our members are also dedicated to Continuing Education, Developing Leadership, and Community Action.  Meeting times vary.

If you are interested in joining or more information contact:
Amy Lick, NDSU Extension Agent - Family and Consumer Science
(701) 523-5271


Rotary International Rotarians provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Bowman Rotary meets every Thursday at noon in the basement of Big J’s Restaurant. 

Karen Bowman                         Phone:  701-523-5479
PO Box 324
Bowman, ND 58623

Scranton American Legion Post

Don Erstad 
Phone: 275-610

Scranton Lion’s Club

The Scranton Lion’s Club is a service organization that is put together to support the community through volunteering and meeting local humanitarian needs. The club meets the 2nd Monday of each month. 

Carleen Ensign, Secretary
PO Box 533
Scranton, ND 58653

Phone: 701-523-5803

And more....

Bowman Haley Anglers

Scranton Rod & Gun Club
Sons of Norway
Yesterday’s Farmers