Events in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Queen Anne’s and Somerset counties
Who: Youth ages 8-16
When & Where: Saturdays in June, Across the State
Youth with an interest in hunting, shooting sports and wildlife management are invited to participate in a regional summer Junior Hunter Field Day event. Staff from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and representatives from sporting and conservation groups will use hand-on activities to teach participants about natural resources stewardship, wildlife biology, shooting safety and ethical conduct in the field.
Junior hunters will learn about archery, sporting clays and hunting with dogs, with professionals in a safe, mentored setting. All equipment will be provided, with certified instructors overseeing all shooting activities.
Junior Hunter Field Days by County:
- Anne Arundel: June 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Meyer Station. For a registration form, click here or contact the Wildlife and Heritage Service Myrtle Grove Office at 301-743-5161.
- Baltimore: June 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Baltimore Co. Game & Fish Protective Association. For a registration form, click here or contact the Wildlife and Heritage Service Bel Air Office at 410-836-4559.
- Queen Anne’s: June 1from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Sudlersville Skeet Club. For a registration form, click here or contact the Wildlife and Heritage Service Millington office at 410-490-6554.
- Somerset: June 15from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Somerset County Fair Grounds. For a registration form,click here or contact the Wildlife and Heritage Service Wellington Office at 410-219-8418.
Lunch is free for all participants and their parents/guardians. Registration is required and is limited.For more on other Junior Hunter Field Day events, click here.
Image courtesy Maryland Department of Natural Resources