Outdoor Youth Day deadline nears


SIDNEY — Shelby County Whitetails Unlimited has announced Outdoor Youth Day for Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shelby County Fish and Game, 9120 Sidney-Freyburg Road.

The event is open to children 7-15 and registration is required by Aug. 6. Parents can register their children by emailing their names, ages, and T-shirt sizes to [email protected]. No more than 120 children may participate.

The day will include trap shooting, a fishing derby, paint ball shooting, rock wall climbing, archery, safety instruction and a shooting simulator. There will be raffles and awards. Lunch will be provided.

There is no charge, but Shelby County Whitetails Unlimited will accept nonperishable food items for donation to a local food pantry.

Other organizations participating are the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Ohio Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish and Wildlife Restoration.

By Patricia Ann Speelman

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Reach the writer at 937-538-4814. Follow her on Twitter @PASpeelmanSDN.

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