Deer in Spring Landscape

Hunting & Shooting Sports Outreach Program

Woman at shooting range

The primary goal of this program is to provide the ‘next step’ for novice hunters and shooters such that they will feel comfortable moving forward in the shooting and hunting sports as a result of their experience in the workshop. The program will be a series of ‘mini-workshops’ in partnership with public shooting ranges and other appropriate venues. These mini-workshops are designed to be as hands-on as possible, giving participants enough knowledge to further pursue their interests once the workshop is concluded. Hunter safety is NOT required before taking these workshops. 

Photo collage of youth and mentors shooting

Scheduled Programs:

  • Deer Hunting 101
    September 20, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m.
    @ Thurmont Conservation Sportsman Club
    11617 Hunt Club Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
    Space limit: 30
    Note: Hunter Safety NOT a requirement for participation
    Workshop now FULL
    Contact to be placed on the waiting list.

  • Waterfowl Hunting 101
    September 21, 2014
    Time: 9:30am
    @ Sanner’s Lake Sportsman Club
    21374 Sanner Lane, Lexington Park, MD 20653
    Space limit: 30
    Cost: Free
    Note: Hunter Safety NOT a requirement for participation
    Register Here

  • Deer Hunting 101
    October 5, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m.
    @ Mayberry Game Protective Association
    2555 Mayberry Road, Westminster, MD 21158
    Space Limit: 25
    Cost: Free
    Note: Hunter Safety NOT a requirement for participation
    Register here

More scheduled programs coming soon!

Please NOTE: As a requirement of this grant there will be a pre and post evaluation via email.

The National Shooting Sports Foundation awarded a $25,000 grant to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources- Wildlife & Heritage Service (WHS) to help create a new Maryland Hunting & Shooting Sports Outreach program.

National Shooting Sports Foundation logo

For more information, please contact:

Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Wildlife and Heritage Service
Tawes State Office Building, E-1
Annapolis MD 21401
Toll-free in Maryland: 1-877-620-8DNR, Ext. 8540