Tom Flynn: (603) 536-3954
May 30, 2018

HOLDERNESS, N.H. — Free youth day programs are being offered once again this summer at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness. These programs give both boys and girls the chance to learn about shooting sports, bowhunting, and other outdoor skills. Sessions will be offered in July and August. Owl Brook is operated by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. Sessions are free of charge.

To sign up, visit https://nhfishandgame.com/EventWeb/Event/AllEvents?EventTypeID=169 and select the program/dates you are interested in attending.

Watch a three-minute video about the youth day programs at Owl Brook at www.huntnh.com/hunting/owl-brook.html.

owl-brookCurrently all programs for ages 10-12 are full, but there’s still plenty of space open for youth ages 13-15. These programs are held on Thursdays, unless otherwise noted, beginning July 12 and ending August 2.

Participants may register for one or more sessions, which are held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the dates listed below. Bring your own bag lunch.

Week 1: (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Bowhunting/Archery skills
Thursday, July 12 (13-15 year olds)

Week 2: (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Shooting Sports
Thursday, July 19 (13-15 year olds)

Week 3: (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Outdoor Skills
Thursday, July 26 (13-15 year olds)

Week 4: (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Exploring the Outdoors
Thursday, August 2 (13-15 year olds)

Week 5: (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Hunter/Bowhunter Education Certification Week*
*Must attend all days listed and be 12 years old on or before August 10.
Tuesday, August 7 (12-15 year olds)
Wednesday, August 8 (12-15 year olds)
Thursday, August 9 (12-15 year olds)
Friday, August 10 (12-15 year olds)

The mission of the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center is to educate individuals in the knowledge, skills, and behaviors needed to become safe and responsible hunters, trappers and stewards of the state’s natural resources. Its facilities include shooting ranges, classroom space and interpretive trails. To learn more about Owl Brook, please visit www.huntnh.com/hunting/owl-brook.html.

Activities at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are made possible by Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration funds.