IDNR Hunter Safety Training Course (Day 1)

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Course is FULL- Registration is CLOSED. This course will be held: August 6th (6pm-9pm) and August 7th (8am-4pm.) Both dates are required for completion certificate. This is a required course prior to being issued an IL Hunting License. Taught by IDNR Hunter Safety Education Instructors, these courses cover the basics of: • hunter responsibility and…

FREE

IDNR Hunter Safety Training Course (Day 2)

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Course is FULL- Registration CLOSED. This course will be held: August 6th (6pm-9pm) and August 7th (8am-4pm.) Both dates are required for completion certificate. This is a required course prior to being issued an IL Hunting License. Taught by IDNR Hunter Safety Education Instructors, these courses cover the basics of: • hunter responsibility and ethics…

FREE

Star Party – Southern Zodiac

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Spooky Friday the 13th! Our Basic Star Party, in partnership with Quincy Teen Reach, is perfect for introducing the night sky to youth and adults.  Gardner Camp has the best viewing sky in the entire region. We kick off the party inside our amazing StarLab planetarium where groups can fly to Mars and the Moon…

Whitetail Archery Academy

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Join us for our Whitetail Archery Academy. Youth (Ages 12-17) will receive hands-on, interactive shooting and field experience to ready themselves for bow season. Experienced instructors will take time teaching bowhunting field techniques – shot placement, blood trailing, game retrieval, tree stand safety, trail camera tactics, deer management, and more. Mixed in, we will feature…

FREE

Wildlife Encounters: Duck Banding

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Work with an IDNR biologist to go through the banding process for wood ducks found at Gardner Camp. Learn all about the most beautiful species of waterfowl in our area. We will discuss how and why wood ducks are banded, the life cycle of a wood duck and talk about their unique nesting preferences. After…

FREE

Star Party – Full Moon

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Our Basic Star Party, in partnership with Quincy Teen Reach, is perfect for introducing the night sky to youth and adults.  Gardner Camp has the best viewing sky in the entire region. We kick off the party inside our amazing StarLab planetarium where groups can fly to Mars and the Moon as well as view…

Star Party – Full Moon, Moon Landings

Gardner Camp 26558 160th St, Hull

Our Basic Star Party, in partnership with Quincy Teen Reach, is perfect for introducing the night sky to youth and adults.  Gardner Camp has the best viewing sky in the entire region. We kick off the party inside our amazing StarLab planetarium where groups can fly to Mars and the Moon as well as view…