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Thursday, March 24, 2016

Hunter Skills Weekend April 22-24

The Virginia Hunter Skills Weekend at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox is April 22-24 and is an excellent opportunity to try and learn a variety of outdoor skills.  No experience is necessary! The weekend includes three 4-hour hands-on workshop sessions provide skills development for new and seasoned hunters alike and class offerings change with each event.

This year's event includes long-range rifle shooting, reloading ammunition and predator hunting as well as the customary offerings of basic shotgun, upland game bird shooting skills, deer hunting skills, wild game cooking, bowhunting and 11 others.  But hurry, class sizes are limited and are “first-come first-served” so register now to save your spot.  Visit to learn more about the event and see pictures of class activities.

This program is a partnership between the Virginia Hunter Education Association, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF), and the host facility, Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center near Appomattox, VA.

For more information and registration forms visit: , call Holiday Lake at (434) 248-5444 or e-mail bbranch@vt.eduEarly registration fee (before April 1) is $110.00, after April 1 the fee is $120.00, and the deadline is April 8, 2016.  Meals and lodging are included. Completion of a Hunter Education course is preferred, but not required.  Anyone age 11 or older can attend; children under 18 must attend with a parent; parents and youth must take the same classes.

Hat tip VDGIF Outdoor Report.

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