Gardner Camp will partner with organizations to offer youth the highest caliber mentoring and instruction on subjects related to hunter safety, hunting heritage, waterfowl and migratory birds, wildlife and habitat management through a variety of educational strategies. This will include teaching youth the basic skills, values, techniques and responsibilities of hunting. Gardner Camp wishes to partner with organizations to increase the number of youth who participate in hunting activities and provide a safe, positive hunting experience for all youth.
Gardner Camp will collaborate with youth-serving non-profit organizations in offering high quality outdoor recreation and science-based programming to achieve shared positive outcomes that benefit youth.
Gardner Camp will partner with non-profit organizations in offering unique shooting sports facilities and events in the disciplines of archery, airgun and shotgun.
GARDNER CAMP HUNT CLUB
Kickoff Event - January 26, 2020 - 2-4pm @ Gardner Camp
In partnership with Boy Scouts of America, the Gardner Camp Hunt Club consists of eight monthly sessions (January to August 2020) focused on hunting skills, strategies, traditions and a service project. Sessions may include camo & concealment, calling & decoying, wildlife management, conservation careers, firearm safety, wingshooting skills, game retrieval and wild game cooking. Activities may include archery, blind tours, game feast, air gun & trap shoots, blind preparation, placing decoys, duck calling & dog retrieving. This year’s service project will be to start a formal wood duck nesting box program for Gardner Camp. Final session will conclude with a group hunt at Gardner Camp in Fall 2020.
Open to boys & girls ages 11+ (Must be 12 at time of hunt in Fall 2020). Cost: $36 for BSA Membership fee. Held at Gardner Camp, Hull, IL. Limit 12 youth. Questions? Contact email@example.com or call 217/432-1999. Open to anyone. Youth do not have to be Boy Scout members.
Registration is limited. In order to accommodate youth as fairly as possible, registration for events exceeding the maximum number allowed will be conducted through a random lottery.
A lottery system ensures equal access for participation. You will be notified of the results of the lottery, whether your child/children has been selected for participation, by the end of the day on January 17th. If chosen, our kickoff event is Sunday, 1/26 at 2-4pm.
Apply at this link: https://form.jotform.com/193514599896177
Scout Badge Completion Sheets
Shooting Sports: Air Gun Boy Scouts