The National Wild Turkey Federation will hold their 2012 Kansas State JAKES CampSeptember 15th & 16th at CampAlexander, near Emporia. The cost of the event is $20 for JAKES members, $30 for non-JAKES members, and $20 for adults. Youth 17 years of age and younger get to select from 15 activities to participate which includes fishing, first aid in the field, air rifle, small game animals, arts & crafts, nature hikes & birding, firearms handling & safety, shotgun live fire, turkey calling, archery, “World of Sporting Dogs,” GPS, JAKES Take Aim range, and “Calls of the Wild.”
Ralph Duren, two-time Grand National turkey calling champion will present “Calls of the Wild” and will entertain campers later around the campfire Saturday night. Youth attending can participate in the 3rd AnnualNWTFKansasState youth turkey calling contest Saturday evening. Attendees may choose to tent campSaturday night or elect to commute both days. Top-notch meals will be provided both days. Last year’s Kansas State JAKES Camp was awarded the NWTF “Best State JAKES Event” at this year’s NWTF National Convention in Nashville, TN.
For more information or a registration form, contact Gib Rhodes at 620-437-2012.