As Hoggetter said let us know where you are located at and we might be able to give you some more help.
On my first turkey hunt I had 3 or 4 different calls and didn't know witch one to use or really how to use them. I even watched a listened to a couple of tapes on how to call but all they did was confuse me. The funny thing was that I spotted my gobbler with a bunch of hens walking up a narrow meadow. All I did was get ahead of them and waited for him to get into range. The hens almost busted me when they got within 5' of where I was sitting but couldn't tell just what I was. The tom was still 40 or so yards away but my trusty Mag-10 10 gage did the trick.
Sorry my son, you live to far from me. Ive taken youths out guided hunting and that just out of my range. Try calling your local National Wild turkey foud. chapter, im sure they have mentored youth hunts.
Others have offered up a sighting of roughly 2 inches high at 100 yards as a good sighting scheme. In my own experience I have come to favor a sighting of 3.5 inches high at 100 yards. This allows for the individual to hold dead-on (directly in the middle of the top and bottom) the animal out to roughly 350 yards.
Magnum calibers such as the 7mm Remington and 300 Winchester will extend this slightly. At 400 yards I hold directly on the backbone of the animal. The drop at this range allows the...