A habitat organization called Quail Forever/Chapter K-16 serving in Jackson and Jefferson Counuties led by Jerry Valdez is hosting some youth hunts this year starting on April 7, 2018 and going through Jan. 1 of 2019.
The dates are as follows:
April 7 – Youth spring turkey hunt ages 12-15, location to be determined.
June 9 – Fishing derby at Banner Creek Lake, will have fishing equipment, bait and food for kids ages 15 and younger.
Aug. 18 – Outdoor youth clinic at Banner Creek Lake, west side will have clay shoot, archery, pellet gun, slingshot and gun safety for kids ages 16 and younger, all equipment and food will be provided.
Sept. 1 – Dove shoot for kids ages 12-15, will have guns, ammo and food.
Oct. 27 – Chukar hunt at Muddy Creek game birds or Cokeley game farm for kids ages 12-15, will have guns, ammo and food.
November or December – Pollinator projects for area schools, locations to be determined.
Jan. 1 – Youth doe deer hunt, rifle, locations to be determined.
Parents are encouraged to come along.
These events will be posted on the K-16 quail forever facebook page and dates may change due to weather. Call Jerry Valdez at 785-577-6127 for more information.