The Red River Area Sportsmen’s Club started the Junior Wildlife Club for youth in the community ages 8 through 16. This is a free youth-orientated organization geared towards introducing kids to wildlife and habitat conservation.
They meet the third Thursday of every month and have different outdoor topics at each meeting.
Upcoming Junior Wildlife Activities
June 15, 2017: Introduction to Tent Camping, Hughes Shelter-Chahinkapa Park, Wahpeton
July 20, 2017: Zoo Tour, Chahinkapa Zoo, Wahpeton
Aug. 2, 2017: Carp & Sucker Derby, Kidder Recreation Area, Wahpeton
Aug. 17, 2017: Fly Fishing, Mooreton Pond
Sept. 15, 2017: Shooting and duck calling-Head of the Red Trap Club, Breckenridge, MN
Sept. 16, 2017: Youth waterfowl hunt
Sept. 29. 2017: Trap shooting for pheasant hunt-Joe Pikarski Range, Mooreton, ND
Sept. 30, 2017: Youth pheasant hunt
Oct. 19, 2017: Taxidermy, Wahpeton Community Center
Oct. 27, 2017: RRASC Smoker @ Eagles Club in Wahpeton (funds raised here pay for the Jr. Wildlife Club, fishing derbies and other activities)
Nov. 16, 2017: Air Rifle Shooting, Wahpeton Community Center
Dec. 2017: No meeting
Jan. 18, 2018: Furs and Trapping, Wahpeton Community Center
Feb. 15, 2018: 3-D Archery, Wahpeton Community Center
Feb. 17, 2018: Tentative: Heitkamp Ice Fishing Derby, Heitkamp Pond
March 15, 2018: Building Bird houses, Comstock Building, Wahpeton
April 9, 2018: Prairie Wetland tour, Fergus Falls
May 5, 2018: Vince Herding Fishing Derby, Kidder Recreation Area, Wahpeton
May 17, 2018: summer fishing at Heitkamp Pond, Wahpeton
For more information, contact Cindie VanTassel at 218-643-4374.
Download the Junior Wildlife Club Registration Form