Hunters Helping Kids Northern NY chapter is sponsoring a youth thurkey hunt the weekend of April 26th & 27th. This is available to all youth 12 - 15, all participants receive prizes, There is a weigh in and pictures Saturday and Sunday at Sandy Pond Sportsman's Association. Hamburgers and hot dogs being served Saturday and a roast beef dinner Sunday for participants and parents. What makes this great is there is no cost to participants for the hunt or dinner. Everything is covered with raffles, auctions, donations and sponsorships.
Complete information about this event can be found at http://www.huntershelpingkidsnny.com
On the National level they run the Ultimate Youth Hunt every year open to any youth in the country. They choose a minimum of 10 kids, 5 girls, 5 boys and 1 handicapped, to participate in a deer hunt in North Carolina. Each winner receives a scoped rifle, camo, boots, a backpack filled with accessories, ie camera, binoculars, flashlight. Friday is dedicated to issuing them their new rifles safety instructions and shooting their gun, Saturday a guide takes them out into a blind for the day to attempt to get their deer.Sunday a breakfast is severed and a informal church service kids exchange address's, phone and e-mail contacts Parents and the winner also receive lodging and meals for the weekend, and all of this at no charge, the only cost is for transportation to and from NC. Check out http://www.huntershelpingkids.com
Be sure to sign the kids up and please concider sponsorship to help them get the youth involved.