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Category Archives: Outdoor kids

Free Hands-on Marine Activities at Suncoast Youth Conservation Center’s Open House

Free Hands-on Marine Activities at Suncoast Youth Conservation Center’s Open House

Youth and families are invited to explore the new Suncoast Youth Conservation Center and try fun, hands-on marine activities during the facility’s open house Monday, Jan. 30, from 3 to 7 p.m. Those attending the free event will have the opportunity to learn how to cast a fishing rod, discover…


‘Trails to Trout’ Bringing Free Youth Fishing to Tyler’s Nature Center

‘Trails to Trout’ Bringing Free Youth Fishing to Tyler’s Nature Center

TYLER – Take your favorite kid on a fishing trip and help them bag seasonal sport fish for free during the 11th annual “Trails to Trout” fishing days in January at The Nature Center. The East Texas Woods and Waters Foundation (ETWWF) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD)…


Six SCDNR officers hosted a deer hunt at Clouds Creek Farm in Ridgespring Nov. 4 for five children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses

S.C. DNR Officers Host Deer Hunt For Sick Children

Six SCDNR officers hosted a deer hunt at Clouds Creek Farm in Ridgespring Nov. 4 for five children who have been diagnosed with life-threatening illnesses. A private donor gave $400 to each of the children’s families for medical bills, and the owners of the farm, Dr. David Johnson and his…


Memorialize Their First Deer With Certificate From AGFC

Memorialize Their First Deer With Certificate From AGFC

LITTLE ROCK – Memorialize that unforgettable first Arkansas deer hunting moment with an official certificate from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. Whenever a family member or friend tackles the challenge of harvesting their first deer, visit www.agfc.com/resources/Pages/default.aspx and choose your certificate from the bottom of the page. Fill out…


2016 Youth Essay Contest Offers Shot at Lifetime California Hunting License

2016 Youth Essay Contest Offers Shot at Lifetime California Hunting License

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and California Wildlife Officers Foundation are again co-sponsoring the annual “Passing on the Tradition” essay contest for young hunters. The California Wildlife Officers Foundation will recognize one grand prize winner with a lifetime California hunting license, valued at more than $600. Second…


LDWF’s Archery in Louisiana Schools Program Sees Perfect Score Shot in Regional Qualifying Tournament

LDWF’s Archery in Louisiana Schools Program Sees Perfect Score Shot in Regional Qualifying Tournament

Feb. 11, 2016 – For the first time in Archery in Louisiana Schools program history, perfection was attained. Aidan Haire of Benton Middle School became the first competitor in an ALAS sanctioned event to record a perfect score of 300. That came during the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries…


The Travelers Rest High School duo of Jacob Smith and Daniel Clark from Travelers Rest, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 26 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open on Lake Okeechobee. The duo’s big limit was anchored by a huge 12-pound, 1-ounce largemouth that claimed the Lew’s Big Bass Award, along with another 10+ pound largemouth that helped to round off the impressive limit.

S.C.’s Travelers Rest High School Wins 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open on Lake Okeechobee

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – The Travelers Rest High School duo of Jacob Smith and Daniel Clark from Travelers Rest, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 26 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Florida Open on Lake Okeechobee. The win earned the…


Painted Trillium, by Joshua King, 12th grade, Fayetteville High, Overall Best in Show (colored pencil)

Entry Deadline Near for Youth Arts in the Parks 2016 Art Contest

Glen Jean, West Virginia—Nature can be a great inspiration! Now is the time for local students to celebrate nature and use their creativity to craft an entry for the Youth Arts in the Parks 2016 Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest. This annual art contest is open to all K –12…


Hey, Kids! Let’s Go Fishing in Florida!

Hey, Kids! Let’s Go Fishing in Florida!

It’s time for the annual Lake Eaton Kids’ Fishing Derby at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ocala Conservation Center and Youth Camp in the Ocala National Forest. The derby is Saturday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. until noon for children ages 6-12. Advance registration is required, and…


Forbush High School, senior division champions, flanked by Lt. Mark Rich of the Wildlife Commission, left, and Sgt. First Class Bryon Williard, of the North Carolina National Guard.

Champions Crowned at Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament in N.C.

ELLERBE, N.C. (April 27, 2015) — Forbush High School and Park Ridge Christian School teams emerged as champions at the 2015 Youth Hunter Education Skills Tournament on Saturday. The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission held the pre-collegiate sports state championship at Millstone 4-H Center in Richmond County for youth to showcase their…