2022 FORKhorn camp SCHEDULE

FORKHORN I CAMP

COST:  $475 | Ages: 11-15

DATES:

June 12-17, 2022

June 26 - July 1, 2022

July 17-22, 2022

DETAILS:

These are six-day, five-night camps that mix firearms safety training with traditional summer camp activities, such as canoeing, camping, orienteering, swimming, astronomy, and more. And because it's Long Lake, there will an extra dose of nature. 

Camp includes lodging, meals, snacks, range day fees and everything your camper will need to earn a MN DNR Firearms Safety Certificate. 

 

LIMITED TO 50 STUDENTS PER CAMP.

ABOUT FIREARMS SAFETY:

Students earn their MN DNR Firearms Safety Certificate by learning to become an ethical, and responsible hunter, participating in hands-on field training, and demonstrating their knowledge on the shooting range. ​

 

This class includes:

  • Firearms Safety Certification Education

  • Beginning Rifle, Archery & Shotgun

  • Wildlife Management

  • Whitetail Deer Ecology

  • Outdoor Survival Skills

  • Map & Compass Orienteering

  • Deer Hunting Techniques

  • Safe Shooting Scenarios

FORKHORN Ii CAMP

COST:  $475 | Ages: 12-16

DATES:

July 10-15, 2022

PREREQUISITES:

MN DNR Firearms Safety Certificate

DETAILS:

This is six-day, five-night camp takes students beyond the basic whitetail deer hunting knowledge and strategies as well as providing them with advanced training of: 

  • Bow Hunting Certification 

  • Map & Compass Orienteering 

  • Specialty Hunting Techniques 

  • Marksmanship Training 

  • Ethical Hunting Practices 

  • Big Game Ecology

Camp includes lodging, meals, snacks, range day fees and everything your camper will need to earn a MN DNR Firearms Safety Certificate. 

LIMITED TO 30 STUDENTS PER CAMP.

ABOUT BOWHUNTING CERTIFICATION:

Students will be certified in the Minnesota Bowhunter Education Program (MBEP) as part of the camp. This certification is required in many states, provinces, or special designated archery hunting areas. 

*Personal bows are allowed at camp, but target tips only*

FORKHORN Iii CAMP

COST:  $475 | Ages: 12-16

DATES:

July 24-29, 2022

PREREQUISITES:

MN DNR Firearms Safety Certificate

DETAILS:

This is six-day, five-night camp is designed for youth who already have their Firearms Safety Certificate and hunting experience. This camp is designed for those seeking to expand their knowledge of big and small game hunting tips and techniques, as well as hunter ethics.

Topics include: 

  • Firearms Safety 

  • Advanced Marksmanship & Wing Shooting Training 

  • Big & Small Game Biology 

  • Hunting Techniques 

  • Bow Hunting Tips 

  • Tree Stand Safety 

  • Hunter Ethics & Responsibilities 

  • Optional: Beginning Handgun Shooting & Safety Training, Shotgun

Camp includes lodging, meals, snacks, range day fees and everything your camper will need to participate in the Forkhorn III gun and hunting education program. 

LIMITED TO 30 STUDENTS PER CAMP.

Sponsored by the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association

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SPECIAL thanks to Lake Minnewawa Sportmens Club for providing your shooting range and additional support.  

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