Win a Vermont Turkey Hunt – Youth Essay Contest
Vermont –-(Ammoland.com)- The Barre Fish and Game Club is now accepting essay-style applications for its new Outdoor Adventure series.
The first adventure will be an “all-inclusive” youth turkey hunt. It will take place in the Central Vermont area. Lodging and food will be supplied Friday night through Sunday afternoon on the Vermont Youth Turkey Hunting Weekend; April 23 & 24, 2011.
Hunting destinations will be pre-scouted and landowner permission obtained. Our intention is to provide children and their families with a turkey hunting adventure “straight out of the hunting shows.”
Knowledgeable, qualified and experienced hosts from the Barre Fish & Game Club will accompany the children and families throughout the adventure.
The second adventure scheduled will be a bear hunt over bait during the New Hampshire black bear season. More details for this hunt will become available during the summer of 2011.
Essays shall be written by the proposed hunter, be no more than 2 pages (hand or type written), and state why the committee should choose them for our adventures. Have you got straight A’s 5 years in a row? Have you exemplified extraordinary community service? Are you the best big brother/sister ever? The reasons are endless and we encourage children to think outside the box.
No firearm, equipment or prior hunting experience is required. Children of all ability levels are encouraged to apply but all children must be 15 years of age or younger and have successfully passed a Hunter Safety Program.
On a separate sheet of paper (not to be considered towards the 2-page limit) include the hunter’s full name, mailing address and phone number. Also include the parent or legal guardian’s name(s) and their address and phone number if different from the hunters. Please state when and where the hunter passed their hunter safety course and any prior hunting experience. Please also indicate other outdoor activities that you enjoy and your experience with those activities, if any.
All applications shall be postmarked/emailed by March 23, 2011.
Essays shall be emailed to: [email protected]
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All essays will become the property of the Barre Fish & Game Club and will be kept in a confidential manner. The winning essay will appear in an upcoming issue of Outdoors Magazine.
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