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Chatham County 4-H offers hunter safety course

By Lauren N. Irby
Posted Monday, July 5, 2010

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Pittsboro, NC - Are you interested in learning more about hunter safety? Chatham County 4-H is offering all youth ages 11-18 the opportunity to participate in the Hunter Safety program through the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission on July 12 and 13, 2010.

Participants will learn about firearms and ammunition, gun care and cleaning, archery safety, game identification, fundamentals of shooting, hunter ethics & first aid. All participants will be eligible to take the Hunter Safety Exam and receive certification. Courses are taught by wildlife enforcement officers and volunteer hunter education instructors.

Hunter Safety Education will be held that the Kiwanis Building in Pittsboro from 9 am until 3 pm both days. Participants will need to bring a bag lunch to class and must attend class both days in order to take the exam. If you are interested please contact the 4-H Office at (919)542-8202 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting (919)542-8202 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or by email at This class is being offered free of charge.


Participants must pre-register in order to attend the class.

Chatham County 4-H is a participating United Way Agency. Employment and program opportunities are offered to all people regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. North Carolina State University, North Carolina A & T State University, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and local governments cooperating.

Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Sam Groce, County Extension Director, at 919.542.8202 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 919.542.8202 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or or 919.542.8246 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 919.542.8246 end_of_the_skype_highlighting or in person at the County Extension Office at least 30 days prior to the event.

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