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Mentored hunting program pays off big for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, youth


Pennsylvania's mentored youth hunting program was launched by legislation in 2006, developed over a rocky course since then by the Pennsylvania Game Commission and often criticized by non hunters who envision unsupervised children afield with guns in their hands. In practice, the program allows parents to decide the appropriate age for the children to begin hunting rather than waiting for the formerly legal age of 12. As described in the Game Commission's annual Hunting & Trapping Digest, the program "is designed to allow youngsters under 12 years of age to gain hunting experience and learn at an early age about Pennsylvania's rich hunting heritage. It gives unlicensed youngsters the opportunity to receive one on one, hands on experience and training in the field on the ethics, safety, responsibility, enjoyment and all other aspects of the hunting experience by persons who are dedicated to this pursuit."


Read About It: The Patriot News (Harrisburg, Pa.)


Posted: 1/4/2010 9:22:14 AM

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