Free Youth Shooting Event Slated August 30 at Glasgow Trap Club

Free Youth Shooting Event Slated August 30 at Glasgow Trap Club

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

GLASGOW, Mont. -( A free youth shooting and archery skills event is scheduled for Aug. 30 at the Glasgow Trap Club.

The event which will include clay pigeon, turkey silhouette and air gun shooting stations, as well as an archery range is open to area youths from fourth grade to age 17. Registration begins onsite at 5 p.m., and the field events will start at 5:30. The event ends at dark.

Shotguns, ammunition, targets and archery equipment will be provided at no cost, and participants may bring their own firearms and ammunition if they prefer. Each station will be fully staffed by qualified instructors.

Also included at the event will be educational sessions on fish and wildlife and a barbeque. The barbeque will be free for participating youths, but volunteers and parents who wish to eat will be asked for a free-will offering to help cover expenses. Door prizes will be awarded, and additional volunteers are invited to attend.

The Youth Day activities are co-sponsored by local chapters of Ducks Unlimited and the National Wild Turkey Federation, as well as the Glasgow Trap Club and the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks.

The Glasgow Trap Club is located off Skylark Road on the west side of Glasgow toward the Sunnyside Golf & Country Club. For more information, call JD Solmonsen at 406-367-5157; Ed Sugg at 404-367-5100; Bryan Krumwiede at 406-228-4434; or Ron Selden at 406-228-3700.