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By partnering with local groups and organizations, our staff members can help bring the outdoor experience to both youth and adults across the state.
Below is a schedule of events where individuals and families can learn more about hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities.
2015

DATE
LOCATION
TIMES
EVENT
CONTACT
DETAILS
August 1
Sioux Falls - Outdoor Campus
TBD
Outdoor University

Contact GFP
605.3
62.2777

 

August 1
Aberdeen
7:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.626.2391

Location: Brown Co Sportsman’s Club, Aberdeen Gun Club
Stations: Archery, .22, muzzleloader, shotgun, trapping, game care, fishing, dog training, habitat
Ages: 8-15
Limit: Unlimited
Pre-registration: Not required
Requirements: Waiver from Sportsman’s Club

August 1
TBD
TBD
Youth Outdoor Day
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.

August 6
Martin
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.685.6301

Bennett County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. MT.

August 8
TBD
TBD
Wild Dakota TV
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

August 13
Webster
5 - 8 p.m.
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.345.3381

Location: Webster Claybird Club
Stations: Waterfowl, trap shooting, trapping, archery, fishing/aquarium, boat safety, radio telemetry, turtle talk with turtle races
Ages: 8-17
Limit: Unlimited
Pre-registration: Call Webster Office 345-3381
Requirements: Waiver for participation

August 15
Toronto
1-5 p.m.
Deuel County Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.882.5396

Location: Toronto Izaak Walton building – 2 miles north of Toronto
Stations: .22 rifle, muzzle loading rifle, shotgun, archery, trapping
Ages: 8 – 17
Limit: unlimited participants
Pre-registration: not required
Other requirements: Waiver for participation

August 15
Hartford
NWTF Women's Try It Day
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

 

August 15
Scotland
8 a.m. - Noon
Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.362.2700

Event Location
Bow
Fishing
Shotgun
.22

August 15
Armour 4H Grounds

Register 7 a.m.
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.734.4530

Activities: Shotgun, BB Gun, Archery, Trapping, Fishing,  Camping/ Outdoor Cooking, Game Calling.

For older kids: Live fire of various weapons in the morning and a Top Shot competition in the afternoon.

September 12
American Creek Campground

Sign-in 8 a.m.
9 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.

 

Step Outside
Contact GFP 605.734.4577

Maximum of 100 kids. Pre-registration available in August. Pre-registration is required.

September
19
Diamon Game Production Area
8am-5pm
Larry Sand
Memorial Step Outside Event
Contact GFP 605.698.3852

Location: Diamond Game Production Area (north end of Lake Traverse)
Stations: archery, camping, metal detecting/gold panning, dog training, fishing, equine husbandry, muzzle loading rifle, shotgun, rifle, trapping, waterfowl decoy placement, ATV/snowmobile safety.
Ages: 8 – 15
Limit: unlimited participants
Pre-registration: required – call Conservation Officer Dean Shultz at 605-698-3852
Other requirements: Waiver for participation

September
19-20
See details.
See details.
Marshall County Waterfowl Camp
Contact GFP 605.448.5500

Time(s): September 18 – 4:00PM – 6:30PM
              September 19 – TBD
Location(s): September 18 – Hickman Dam
                    September 19 – TBD
Stations: September 18 – shotgun, waterfowl identification, duck and goose calling, dog training
               September 19 – guided youth waterfowl hunt
Ages: 10 – 15
Limit: 25 participants
Pre-registration: required – call Conservation Officer Casey Dowler at 605-448-5500
Other requirements: Waiver for participation, hunting license: youth small game and State migratory bird certification.  Indicate if mentored hunter (those at least 10 years of age who have not taken HuntSAFE course)

September
19-20
TBD
TBD
Youth Waterfowl Hunt
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

This is subject to approval by the GFP Commission.

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.

October 3
TBD
TBD
Youth Pheasant Hunt
Contact GFP 605.240.0808

For more details on this event, please visit the Okobojo Creek Chapter Pheasants Forever.