Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Sign Up Now for NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge

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Media Contacts: Chris Saunders 802-343-5487, Mary Childs 802-828-1193
Sign Up Now for NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge
There are still openings at the NRA Youth Hunter Education Challenge. This annual event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at the Caledonia Forest & Stream Club in St. Johnsbury, VT.
This free event offers young hunters the chance to practice their skills in firearms, archery, wildlife identification and land navigation.
The Youth Hunter Education Challenge is open to all youth under 19 years of age who have completed hunter education. Mentors, parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is required by May 15, 2013. To register, email Mary Childs at This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the National Rifle Association and the Vermont Bearhound Association.
"This event underscores the importance of youth hunters to the future of hunting in Vermont," said Christopher Saunders, Vermont Fish & Wildlife hunter education coordinator. "But more importantly, it offers plenty of learning and fun for young hunters and their families."