Deadline to Apply- Junior Waterfowl Hunter Training Program
Time to Apply for: JUNIOR WATERFOWL HUNTER TRAINING PROGRAM
Event Date: SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2022 (8:00am – 4:30pm)
Event Location: Sportsman’s Club of Franklin County
The Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge Junior Waterfowl Hunter Training Program is being offered to young hunters who want to learn more about the sport of waterfowl hunting and experience a high quality waterfowl hunt. The program is offered to youngsters 12 to 17 years of age who have an adult waterfowl hunter to serve as a mentor.
Mentors and youths who would like to participate in this year's program must pre-register with by Friday, August 5. To register call 802-868-4781. Please include the mentor’s name and youth's name and age, address and telephone number. Participation in the program will be limited to 30 enrollees.
The Junior Waterfowl Hunter Training Program is a joint educational effort of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department, Ducks Unlimited, Delta Waterfowl, the Sportsman’s Club of Franklin County and volunteers to teach young hunters about waterfowl hunting. The program focuses on the knowledge and skills necessary to become responsible, respected individuals who strive to learn all they can about waterfowl and to become knowledgeable in firearms safety, hunter ethics and wildlife conservation.