MSJCC 2021
Description
The Massachusetts Junior Conservation Camp provides a unique experience of conservation, shooting sports, and outdoor recreation education. The camp’s program introduces young people to the ethical responsibilities of hunting and fishing in order to foster careful stewardship of our natural resources.
Dates:
8/1/2021 - 8/13/2021
Ages:
Ages 13 - 17
Cost:
$1,000.00
Availability:
This session has openings for males and females. Registration will end on 7/22/2021.
Activities
Black Powder and 3Position Rifle
In one session campers will have the opportunity to use a black powder firearm and learn black powder hunting techniques. In another session, campers will learn about and experience competitive smallbore rifle shooting.
Bow Hunter Education
The class covers bowhunting methods, the selection of equipment, bowhunting safety and ethics, and handling of game. Graduates will receive a certificate of complete from MassWildlife.
Field to Table and GPS
In one session campers will learn about field dressing, discover cooking techniques for fish and game and sample some game food. In the second session, they will learn how to use a GPS.
$10.00
Fishing
This option will offer more in-depth points of trout fishing, using fly rods and spinning rods, at selected locations off camp property.
Fishing
This option will offer more in-depth points of trout fishing, using fly rods and spinning rods, at selected locations off camp property.
Hiking
An off-property expedition to discover and enjoy hiking opportunities in the local area.
Hiking
An off-property expedition to discover and enjoy hiking opportunities in the local area.
Home Firearms Safety Class
This class provides the skills, knowledge and attitude to safely unload and store guns in the home. Students will have the opportunity to handle many different action types. Those who successfully pass this class will receive a Massachusetts State Police safety certificate and have an opportunity to fire the guns they learned about in class.
Hunting with Tree Stands or Blinds
This activity will offer different options for hunting from either a tree stand or a blind.
Sporting Clays and Scholastic Pistol
Campers will learn the basic fundamentals and safety of shooting clay targets, as well as the competitive nature of scholastic pistol shooting.
Survival
Learn survival skills such as shelter building, fire starting and water purification.
Turkey Hunting
This class will take you through preparing for a turkey hunt.