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CONTACT:
Tom Flynn: 603-536-3954
Jane Vachon: 603-271-5619
June 21, 2012

Still Room in Summer Youth Programs at Owl Brook Hunter Ed Center, Holderness

youth programs at Owl BrookHOLDERNESS, N.H. – Keep the kids busy and help build their outdoor skills by signing them up for free youth day programs taking place this summer at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness. These programs give youth (boys and girls) age 10-15 the chance to learn about the shooting sports, bowhunting and other outdoor skills. Sessions will be offered in July and August at Owl Brook, which is operated by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. 

There is no charge for the programs, however, pre-registration is required and taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited -- enrollment is limited to 20 youth per day.  To sign up, call 603-536-3954.

Day programs will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, unless otherwise noted, beginning July 10 and ending August 9, 2012. Tuesdays will be for youth age 10-12 and Thursdays for youth age 13-15. In addition, a girls-only shooting sports day will be offered on Wednesday, August 8, for girls age 10-15.

Participants may register for one or more sessions.  Programs that are not yet full are listed below.  The days run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bring your own bag lunch.

Week 1: Bowhunting/Archery skills
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - (13-15 year olds)

Week 2: Outdoor Skills
Thursday, July 19, 2012 - (13-15 year olds)

Week 3: NH Furbearers
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - (10-12 year olds)
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 - (13-15 year olds)

Week 4: Shooting Sports
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - (ages 10-12)
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - Girls only (ages 10-15)

Check out the action by viewing a three-minute video about the youth day programs at Owl Brook at www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.

Activities at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are made possible by Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration funds.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.  Visit www.huntnh.com.

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