Youth Hunting Hunting News

Apply Now for 2012 Brownell's/NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award

The National Rifle Association is now accepting applications for the Brownell’s/NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award. Chosen for their accomplishments in the community, the classroom and the shooting sports, three exceptional young people from across the United States will receive a total of $10,000 courtesy of Brownell’s.

North Dakota Youth Grant Program Recruits Young Hunters

Wildlife, shooting, civic and fraternal organizations are encouraged to submit an application for the Encouraging Tomorrow’s Hunters program, a grant program developed to assist in recruitment of the next generation of hunters and shooters.

Grant funds will help cover event expenses, including promotional printing; event memorabilia such as shirts, caps or vests; ammunition and targets, and eye and ear protection.

Ohio's Archery in the Schools Tournament Draws 1,319 Students

The winner of the 2012 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournament was Logan High School in Hocking County according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ (ODNR) Division of Wildlife, which coordinates the NASP for Ohio.

The state tournament was held March 2 in Columbus in conjunction with the Arnold Sports Festival, the annual fitness tournament developed by former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Licenses on Sale for Michigan's Mentored Youth Hunting

 Licenses for a new program aimed at introducing children under the age of 10 to hunting and fishing in Michigan are now available for purchase. The Mentored Youth Hunting license costs $7.50, and is a "package" license that includes small game, spring and fall turkey (private or public land), two deer tags (any deer), a furbearer trapping permit and an all-species fishing license.

North Carolina Wildlife Commission Offers Summer Camp on Becoming an Outdoors Diva

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission will offer a free weeklong day camp for young women ages 13-17 at its Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education on June 25-29. Becoming an Outdoors Diva is modeled on the popular Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program for adults.

Missouri Turkey Hunting Clinic Open to Youths Ages 9 Through 15

Hunters age 9 through 15 who want to learn about turkey hunting can register for a youth turkey hunting clinic March 24.

The clinic is cosponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation and Everhart’s Wilderness Lodge. It will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the lodge, which is northwest of Clinton.

Take a Kid Turkey Hunting in Florida

March 10-11 is Youth Spring Turkey Hunt Weekend in Florida. This Saturday-Sunday hunt, which occurs the weekend prior to the opening of spring turkey season in each hunting zone, was established in 2011 on private property. It was such a huge success that this year the two-day hunt also is included on 78 of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) wildlife management areas (WMAs).

Enter to Win Guided Youth Turkey Hunt in Jackson County, Oregon

ODFW’S Access and Habitat program is offering youth hunters (age 17 and under) the opportunity to win a guided turkey hunt on a private ranch in Jackson County during the spring 2012 season.

Talkin' Turkey in Florida

Better start brushing up on your turkey calling, because spring gobbler season is here. Whether you prefer to use a mouth call, box call, slate or any combination, March means it’s time to start talkin’ turkey.

2012 Cheatham WMA Tennessee Youth Turkey Hunt Scheduled for March 24

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Young Sportsman Foundation, along with the support of local state chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will host a youth-only turkey hunt on Saturday, March 24 at the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area.