On Sept. 24, the Susquehanna County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs (SCFSC) will be holding its annual Youth Field Day (YFD).
This Youth Field day is a free event, open to boys and girls, ages 8-16.
Field Days introduce participants to outdoor sports such as archery, trapping, shooting, canoeing, wildlife habitat management and hunting safety through closely supervised hands-on activities. An adult must accompany all youth participants, under age 16, and can accompany more than one youth. The YFD will run from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m., with seven different events. A free lunch will be provided to all participants by the SCFSC.
The signup process is easier than ever especially if you have a computer or an electronic messaging device. The field day registration website, set up by the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC), is https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/88159
This year’s event will be held at the Canawacta Rod and Gun Clubhouse up on Oak Hill north of the town of Oakland (3349 Oak Hill Rd). Directions to the YFD are also on this registration site.
In the event that you do not have access to a computer, please contact SCFSC Vice President Dave Fox at 570-727-3237 or 570-396-3984 for an application, directions or more information.
Additional contact person would be John Ord, President of the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs (PFSC) who could also help you with the application or directions 570-396-8798.
The SCFSC member clubs and organizations are: Canawacta Rod and Gun, Silver Lake Rod and Gun, New Milford Rifle and Pistol, Hallstead/Great Bend Rod and Gun, Pa. Trappers Association – District 9, Rush/ Middletown Sportsmen’s Association, Susquehanna County Snowmobilers Association, Susquehanna branch of the Quality Deer Management Association, the Wilson F. Moore Memorial chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
An additional note is that both the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission send their Conservation Officers and their Waterways Conservation Officers to our monthly meetings and help man stations at the YFD.
Submitted by Bob Wagner, Secretary Susquehanna County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs