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:
Registration is no longer available
Activities
3Position Rifle and Black Powder
In the morning session, campers receive an introduction to competitive smallbore rifle shooting. In the afternoon session, campers learn black powder firearms and black powder hunting techniques.
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.
CPR & First Aid/ 3Position Rifle
In one session, campers will be taught CPR and basic first aid. Graduates will be certified in both. In another session, campers will learn about and experience competitive smallbore rifle shooting.
$25.00
CPR & First Aid/ Archery
In one session, campers will be taught CPR and basic first aid. Graduates will be certified in both. The afternoon class will consist of field archery, 3D target shooting and hunting scenarios.
$25.00
Edged Weapon Throwing/ Archery
In the morning session, campers will learn how to safely throw a variety of edged weapons. The afternoon will consist of field archery, 3D target shooting and hunting scenarios.
Edged Weapon Throwing/ Field to Table
In the morning session, campers will learn how to safely throw a variety of edged weapons. In the afternoon, campers will learn about field dressing, discover cooking techniques for fish and game and sample some game food.
$10.00
Field to Table / 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 - SA
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 - SA
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.
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.