The 8th Annual Waterfowlers Boot Camp and Outdoor Festival will be held July 21 and 22 at the Cardinal Center Campground in Marengo. The two-day event, presented by the Ohio Waterfowl Association, features more than 75 vendors demonstrating and selling hunting equipment, on-going seminars led by professional calling and hunting celebrities, and seven waterfowl calling contests including sanctioned qualifiers for the Ohio State Championship and the Great Lakes Championship, as well as two $1000 shootouts. A Kids Boot Camp Saturday morning will teach shooting, calling and hunting techniques to youth age 6-12, and camping is available on the 200-acre Cardinal Center, which serve at the home grounds of the Ohio State Trapshooting Association and feature sporting clays, 3-D archery and trapshooting and offers camping, fishing and an indoor swimming pool. Located 25 miles north of Columbus at Exit 140 off Interstate 71, parking and admission to the Waterfowlers Boot Camp are free. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, July 21 and 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Sunday, July 22. For more information, visit www.waterfowlbootcamp.com.