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4-H Center Offers Youth Deer Hunt


AMES, Iowa–Young hunting enthusiasts can participate in a Youth Education Deer Hunt Nov. 17 - 19 at the Iowa 4-H Center near Madrid.

Youth, accompanied by a mentor, will spend two nights and three days learning and hunting on the center’s spacious grounds. The $100 registration fee covers meals and lodging for both youth and mentor. The schedule includes deer biology, safety and laws, equipment and a full day and a half of hunting. Department of Natural Resources personnel will be on-site to lead educational programs.

Youth need to provide their own shotgun (12 or 20 gauge) and ammunition as well as have a hunter safety certificate, hunting license and habitat stamp. Also required by the Nov. 17 registration is a deer tag for weekend hunting ($26). The event will be an antlerless deer hunt.

For more information on this event and registration contact the Iowa 4-H Center camp manager John Roosa at jroosa@iastate.edu or (515) 795-3338.

The Iowa 4-H Center is open to all youth and is a partnership between the Iowa 4-H Foundation and Iowa State University Extension.

Contacts :

John Roosa, Iowa 4-H Center, (515) 795-3338, jroosa@iastate.edu

Carol Ouverson, Extension Communications and Marketing, (515) 294-9640, couverso@iastate.edu