Date(s) & Time(s)::
May 21, 2014 at 6:30 PM until 8:30 PM
Location: Purdue Extension Allen County Office, 4001 Crescent Ave, Fort Wayne
Allen County 4-H Shooting Sports Club will be hosting an Outdoor
Pursuits class open to all youth in grades 3-12. This will be held as a
series of three workshops. Youth may choose 1, 2 or all 3 workshops to
May 21, 6:30-8:30 pm
June 7, 2-5 pm
June 21, 9 am -12pm
All workshops will be held at the Purdue Extension Allen County
Office, 4001 Crescent Ave, Fort Wayne, IN.
Topics to be covered include: identification, preparation and eating of
wild edibles; tree identification; basic fire safety, fire building and
maintenance; basic outdoor survival; navigation with and without a
compass; building outdoor shelters; trapping; field dressing; and
preparing and eating wild meats.
The cost of the program is $25.00 per youth which includes State &
County 4-H Program Fees, plus additional fees for each workshop.
Instructors are certified through the Indiana 4-H Shooting Sports
Program of Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Natural
The class is limited to the first 20 participants who have registered
and paid. Minimum number is required to hold the class. Registration and payment is due May 12. For registration information or any additional questions please contact Barb Thuma, Extension Educator 4-H Youth, Allen County Extension Office at 481-6826. Materials also available on website at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
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