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April 24, 2013

DNR to Host Junior Hunter Field Days in June

by Martha

Events in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Queen Anne’s and Somerset counties

Jr huntWho: Youth ages 8-16

When & Where: Saturdays in June, Across the State

Cost: Free

Youth with an interest in hunting, shooting sports and wildlife management are invited to participate in a regional summer Junior Hunter Field Day event. Staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and representatives from sporting and conservation groups will use hand-on activities to teach participants about natural resources stewardship, wildlife biology, shooting safety and ethical conduct in the field. 

Junior hunters will learn about archery, sporting clays and hunting with dogs, with professionals in a safe, mentored setting. All equipment will be provided, with certified instructors overseeing all shooting activities.

Junior Hunter Field Days by County:

  • Anne Arundel: June 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Meyer Station. For a registration form, click here or contact the Wildlife and Heritage Service (WHS) Myrtle Grove office at 301-743-5161.
  • Baltimore: June 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Baltimore Co. Game & Fish Protective Association. For a registration form, click here or contact the WHS Bel Air office at 410-836-4559.
  • Queen Anne’s: June 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sudlersville Skeet Club. For a registration form, click here or contact the WHS Millington office at 410-490-6554.
  • Somerset: June 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Somerset County Fair Grounds. For a registration form, click here or contact the WHS Wellington office at 410-219-8418.

Lunch is free for all participants and their parents/guardians. Registration is required and is limited. For more on other Junior Hunter Field Day events, click here.

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