Scott O’Dell Outdoor Youth Event May 31st

PRATT ­– The Marion County chapter of Quail Forever, Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite youth age 8 through 16 to attend a free shooting clinic May 31.  From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., participants will receive instruction and experience with shotguns, air rifles, and archery shooting in a controlled, safe, live fire environment.

Participants will be provided safety and shooting instruction by certified firearm and archery skills instructors. All equipment and supplies will be provided courtesy of KDWPT’s “Pass It On” and Hunter Education programs. Participants are required to pre-register for the event, and are not required to have completed a hunter education course, however prior completion is preferred.

Attendees will meet at the French Creek campground, one mile North of Highway 56 on Kanza Rd, and one mile East on 210th. Following the shooting clinic, participants can enjoy lunch courtesy of Quail Forever, and a prize giveaway.

This event is limited to the first 50 participants who pre-register, so call today to reserve your spot. For more information, and to register for this event, contact Marion Wildlife Area biologist, Scott Amos at (620) 732-3946.Screen Shot 2014-05-21 at 5.40.48 PM