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Maison T. Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp

For the past 30 years, there has been a steady decline in the number of youths who hunt, fish, or enjoy any form of outdoor recreational activities both Nationally and in Nevada.  This is supported by statistics compiled by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) and the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW).  It has become clear that the majority of Nevada’s youth have never seen a sage-grouse, mule deer, wild sheep, or pronghorn in the wild; enjoyed the thrill of a trout tugging on the end of their fishing line; or seen the rugged beauty that Nevada’s wild areas have to offer. Continue reading Maison T. Ortiz Youth Outdoor Skills Camp

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SCI Arkansas Chapter Supports NRA YHEC Programs

For seven years, the SCI Arkansas Chapter has sponsored the National Rifle Association’s Youth Hunter Education Challenge at both the state and national level. YHEC is training and mentoring the next generation of hunters. Youth compete in two age divisions — Juniors (ages 10-14) and Seniors (ages 15-18). They compete as individuals/and or team members to test their ability with .22-caliber rifles, shotguns, muzzleloaders and archery. Also tested are Continue reading SCI Arkansas Chapter Supports NRA YHEC Programs

Clays For Kids “Ray Day” A Resounding Success

Ray Day is free and open to the public for participants ages three to seventeen. Birds Landing, seated in the town of the same name in a rural region of California’s Bay Area, is a top-notch facility and Continue reading Clays For Kids “Ray Day” A Resounding Success