August 18, 2018
9:00 AM–4:00 PM

Waterfowl Hunting Skills

Interested in waterfowl hunting? Want to improve your existing skills? In cooperation with the Virginia Waterfowlers Association and Dance’s Sporting Goods, this workshop for youth and adults 12 years old and up will focus on three waterfowling topics; Wing Shooting Skills: live fire (firearms and ammo provided), Decoy Placement: both duck and goose spreads for different conditions, and Waterfowl Regulations and Identification: conducted by a Conservation Police Officer. Lunch consisting of hotdogs and chips will be provided or bring your own. This is a rain or shine event. Feel free to bring your own shotgun, must be unloaded and cased as well as locked in your vehicle during other segments of this workshop.

August 25, 2018
8:30 AM–3:30 PM

Page Valley Sportmen’s Club Youth Shooting Event

The annual Page Valley Sportsmen’s Club Youth Shooting Event is sponsored by PVSC, The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, and The Blue Ridge Strutters Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. This event is for youth participants from 7 to 17 years of age and will consist of seven shooting stations and one or two outdoor skills stations. Participants will be able to learn about and shoot skeet, trap, air rifle, archery, sporting clays, muzzleloader and .22 rimfire rifle. The outdoor skills will be survival and turkey calling.

All firearms, archery equipment, ammunition, targets and safety equipment will be provided for the participants. Participants may bring their own firearms or archery equipment as long as approval for such equipment is discussed with the Event Coordinator prior to the event. The only ammunition which will be provided will be .22 long rifle rimfire ammunition, 20 gauge and 12 gauge shotgun ammunition, and .50 caliber muzzleloading ammunition. No handguns or centerfire ammunition will be allowed at this event. If your shotgun is a 16 gauge, 28 gauge or a .410, you will have to provide the ammunition to use your fire arm at the event.

Only youth participants are to register. All parents and additional family members are welcome to attend with their child or children. Since lunch is being provided an accurate number of attendees is requested when you register. Enrollment is limited to 32 participants so register early.

Please contact Art Kasson at 540-622-6103 or with questions or concerns.

September 14, 2018–September 16, 2018More InformationFlyer

Hunter Skills Weekend

Hunter Skills Weekend is a family-friendly, hands-on weekend of workshops designed to help individuals get started or learn more about hunting and hunting-related skills. This is a great opportunity to meet new people and learn from experts through a variety of hunting and shooting activities over the course of three days. The event capacity is 120 students and will fill up quick. This partnership program is presented by the Virginia Hunter Education Association, VDGIF and Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center.

October 12, 2018–October 14, 2018Register

Next Level Bowhunting Workshop and Hunt

Want to be a more successful bowhunter? Looking for expert instruction which includes a hunt? Then this is the workshop for you!

Who can attend? Licensed, adult bowhunters 18 years of age or older who have completed a hunter education course.

Topics include: Bowhunting Methods and Techniques, Treestand use Placement and Safety, Camouflage, Scent Control, Lures, Calls, Shot Placement and Recovery of Game, An Evening Bow Hunt on a Wildlife Management Area!

Cost: Early bird fee of $120.00 through Sept. 14, 2018; after Sept. 14, 2018: $130.00 Includes: Meals Friday dinner- Sunday Breakfast, lodging, and all instruction. Fees cover your meals and lodging for the weekend, all instruction and the hunt are at no cost to you.

Participants are required to provide their own archery equipment, hunting clothing, treestand with a TMA approved full body harness or ground blind. Proficiency with archery equipment out to 25 yards is required.

To complete your registration, please contact the Jamestown 4-H Center: or 757-253-4931.