Spring Sporting Weekend at YMCA
Claryville — A Spring Sporting Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA on June 20 and 21 will include a two-day Hunter Safety Course, along with a Women in the Outdoors event on Saturday.
The Women in the Outdoors Day is set for Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. The event will include introductory hunting and fishing courses for women only. Activities will include: turkey hunting instruction and setup, orienteering, a guided interpretive hike, and gun safety and shooting instruction. There will also be instruction in archery, compass reading and pistol, skeet and flintlock shooting. The event is sponsored by the Sullivan County Long Beards.
Women in the Outdoors Day is for females ages 13 and above. Memberships will be available for $30 and will include a one-year subscription for Women in the Outdoors magazine, plus a Sullivan County Long Beards outdoors hat.
The Hunter Safety Course (for rifle hunters) will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Participants must attend both days to qualify for certification. The first day will involve primarily classroom instruction, with the second day including some shooting at Frost Valley’s rifle range.
To register, for Women in the Outdoors Day, call 845 439-3738.
For general information about the Spring Sporting Weekend of the Hunter Safety Course, call 845 985-2291, ext. 397.