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Register by October 18

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Join us to paint your own pumpkin! Supplies will be provided but are limited so you must register online by 5PM, October 18th. Please contact Alyssa Garver at (660) 785-2420 or Alyssa.garver@mdc.mo.gov if you have any questions. Space is limited.

Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Birding is a fun activity that all ages can enjoy! Learn about the basics of birding and the birds you might find in Northeast Missouri this fall. Then join us for a hike to find some of our feathered friends. Please dress comfortably for a hike on the trail. Bring binoculars & a camera! We have some binoculars you are welcome to use for the hike as well.

Register by October 26

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 7:00pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

This program is a two day course that covers handguns, shotguns, and rifles. Participants 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Covered Tuesday evening in the classroom will be safety, loading and unloading, calibers and types, shooting techniques, and cleaning. Wednesday from 4 -7pm the range at Sugar Creek will be open for participants to come try out each type of firearm. Participants may bring their own firearm both evening, but it must be unloaded and in a case. No ammunition is allowed Tuesday. For Questions call Rob at 660-785-2420 or email him at rob.garver@mdc.mo.gov.

Register by October 29

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: Big Creek Conservation Area

Join us at Big Creek Conservation Area (Royal Oaks Rd Parking Lot) for a hayride and other fall festivities! There will be two rides scheduled at 5:30 & 6:00. We will have presentations going for those waiting/back from the ride. Please register online by 5PM, October 29th and we will contact you for which ride time you will be attending. Please call or email Alyssa Garver with any questions at (660) 785-2420 or Alyssa.garver@mdc.mo.gov.

Register by November 1

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 8:30pm

Location: MDC Northeast Regional Office

Make a beautiful cork decoy to use for waterfowl hunting or as unique art.
Learn duck identification, duck ecology and decoy history as you sculpt and paint your own decoy.
Please wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty or getting paint on.
May not be the best class for those with asthma or breathing difficulties.
For more information call (660)785-2420 or email rob.garver@mdc.mo.gov
Ages: 12 and up. (16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.)

Register by November 16

Date: Friday, November 23, 2018 - 3:00pm to Sunday, November 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Location: Indian Creek Recreation Area (Mark Twain Lake)

Participants will go through firearms safety, deer hunting tactics, and deer biology and management.
They will also go through a deer rifle sight in at the range.
Mentors will be provided.
Lunch Provided by Whitetails Unlimited.
PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 6 - 15 YEARS OLD
AND HAVE NEVER HARVESTED A DEER.
THIS PROGRAM IS OFFERED FREE OF CHARGE
EQUIPMENT IS AVALIABLE
DEER CAMP IS PROVIDED BY THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
For Questions Call 660-785-2420

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