Fall Junior Hunter Field Days Set for Washington County

Fall Junior Hunter Field Days Set for Washington County

Youth with an interest in hunting, shooting sports and wildlife management are invited to participate in a fall Junior Hunter Field Day event. Staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and representatives from sporting and conservation groups will use hand-on activities to teach participants about natural resources stewardship, wildlife biology, shooting safety and ethical conduct in the field.
Junior hunters will learn about trapping, archery, sporting clays and .22 rim fire shooting with professionals in a safe, mentored setting. All equipment will be provided, with certified instructors overseeing all shooting activities.
Washington County: (Ages 8-16) September 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the North American Rod & Gun Club, 12108 Belvedere Rd., Hagerstown. For a registration form, visit www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Education/youth/pdfs/JHFD-WesternFall2013.pdf or contact the WHS office at 301-777-2136.
Lunch is free for all participants and their parents/guardians. Registration is required and is limited as the event is free. For more information about Junior Hunter Field Day events, visit: www.dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Education/youth/Jr_Hunter_Field_Days.asp