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O’Brien County Conservation & O’Brien County Pheasants Forever’s Outdoor Quest
July 29 @ 9:00 am - July 30 @ 11:30 am
There are still openings available for this year’s Outdoor Quest! Youth ages 11 through 15 can experience an outdoor adventure sponsored by the O’Brien County Conservation Board and the O’Brien County Pheasants Forever at the Crosbie Wildlife and Youth Center and at Dog Creek Park. Boys and girls have signed up already. Register for this event soon!
Monday, July 29 will include learning activities about hunting, trapping, bird identification, and dog training. The events will extend into the evening with lessons on Dutch Oven Cooking, water recreation, night tracking and astronomy. Youth will stay in the grain bin cabins at Dog Creek Park.
Tuesday, July 30 will be a field day for the hunter safety education course offered through the Iowa DNR. Lessons will include firearms handling, ethics and responsibility, Iowa hunting laws, and a final exam. In order to receive certification, youth must successfully complete an Iowa approved online Hunter Education Course prior to registering.
The event begins and ends at the Crosbie Wildlife and Nature Youth Center, 4270 Roosevelt Avenue, Primghar. Youth can be dropped off at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, July 29 and picked up at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 30.
The only cost for the event will be for the hunter education course fee. All other costs will be covered with sponsorship. Meals (Monday lunch through Tuesday breakfast), equipment and lodging will be provided.
The registration form is available on the conservation board website or by calling the Prairie Heritage Center at 712-295-7200. The registration deadline is July 24. Space is limited.